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Lygodactylus picturatus
(Painted Dwarf Gecko)

Species Information
Scientific NameLygodactylus picturatus
Common NamePainted Dwarf Gecko
CITES StatusNot CITES Protected
Life Spanunknown
Periodunknown
Dietunknown
Lengthunknown
Weightunknown
Terrestrialunknown
Distrobutioncoastal SE Kenya (Kilindini, Island Mombasa), NE Tanzania, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Island Mafia, Somalia, Zanzibar (Saranda/Dodoma District), (Killilindi/Mombasa Suranda/Ugogo), Zambia, SE Zaire, S Sudan (Abu Zor/Senaar), Eritrea, Ethiopia, Central African Republic, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Mali (likely; Joger & Lambert 1996),
Gambia (Lygodactylus gutturalis, HKANSSON 1981)
S Cameroon (Foulassi), Guinea, Cameroon, Nigeria, Uganda, Rwanda ?
Burundi ?, Gabon ?, Equatorial Guinea ?
Benin ?, Togo ?, Ghana ?, Ivory Coast ?, Liberia ?, Sierra Leone ?, Guinea-Bissau ?
mombasicus: coastal Kenya, N Tanzania
sudanensis: Eritrea, Sudan, Ethiopia
Terra typica: "Zanzibarkste" [Tanzania]
NotesNone
Sub-SpeciesLygodactylus picturatus picturatus
Lygodactylus picturatus mombasicus
Lygodactylus picturatus sudanensis
Quick Care Information
Humidityunknown Daytime Tempunknown
Nighttime Tempunknown Basking Tempunknown
Groups OKunknown Territorial Malesunknown
Difficultyunknown Temp-Sexedunknown
Incubation Tempunknown Incubation Timeunknown
Foodunknown
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References

Mar 2006 - The EMBL Reptile Database
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus variegatus PETERS 1868: 449 (not of DUMRIL & BIBRON 1836)
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus picturatus PETERS 1870: 115 (nom. subst. pro H. variegatus)
Mar 2006 - Lygodactylus picturatus - BOULENGER 1885: 161
Mar 2006 - Lygodactylus griseus [TORNIER 1897]
Mar 2006 - Lygodactylus septemlineatus [TORNIER 1897]
Mar 2006 - Lygodactylus septemstriatus [TORNIER 1897] (invalid emendation)
Mar 2006 - Lygodactylus quinquelineatus [TORNIER 1897]
Mar 2006 - Lygodactylus quinquestriata [TORNIER 1897] (invalid emendation)
Mar 2006 - Lygodactylus picturatus - KLUGE 1993
Mar 2006 - Lygodactylus (Lygodactylus) picturatus - RSLER 2000: 94
Mar 2006 - Lygodactylus picturatus mombasicus LOVERIDGE 1935
Mar 2006 - Lygodactylus picturatus mombasicus LOVERIDGE 1935: 198
Mar 2006 - Lygodactylus mombasicus - PARKER 1936
Mar 2006 - Lygodactylus picturatus PASTEUR 1964 (nec PETERS 1870) fide RLL 2004
Mar 2006 - Lygodactylus mombasicus - RLL 2004
Mar 2006 - Lygodactylus picturatus sudanensis LOVERIDGE 1935
Mar 2006 - Lygodactylus picturatus sudanensis LOVERIDGE 1935: 197
Mar 2006 - Lygodactylus picturatus sudanensis - KLUGE 1993
Mar 2006 - Lygodactylus (Lygodactylus) picturatus sudanensis - RSLER 2000: 94


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