Swaziland's Reptiles Database

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Lygodactylus capensis capensis  
(Cape Dwarf Gecko)



Description:

Key Features: conspicuous white and black stripes passing from snout through the eye and along the flanks, also has elongated digital pads on all four feet

Comments: Widely distributed throughout Swaziland but less common in the highveld above 1000 m altitude. Previously one locality listed (FitzSimons 1943), currently two localities recorded as well as several sight records.

Habitats:  
Riverine forest
Valley bushveld


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