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Acanthodactylus blanfordii BOULENGER, 1918

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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesBlanford's Fringe-fingered Lizard 
SynonymAcanthodactylus cantoris var. blanfordii BOULENGER 1918: 154
Acanthodactylus cantoris blanfordii — SMITH 1935: 372
Acanthodactylus cantoris blanfordii — HAAS & WERNER 1969
Acanthodactylus blanfordii — SALVADOR 1982
Acanthodactylus blanfordii — DAS 1996: 48f
Acanthodactylus blanfordii — HARRIS & ARNOLD 2000
Acanthodactylus blanfordii — ŠMÍD et al. 2014 
DistributionSE Iran, S Afghanistan, SW Pakistan and N Oman (Muscat region), United Arab Emirates (UAE), India

Type locality: “Perse et Béloutchistan”  
Reproductionoviparous. 
TypesSyntypes: BMNH 1946.9.3.54-5 (Dash) etc. 
CommentDistribution: See map in SMID et al. 2014 for distribution in Iran. 
EtymologyNamed after William Thomas Blanford (1832 - 1905), member of the Geological Survey of India. 
References
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  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1918. Sur les lézards du genre Acanthodactylus Wieg. Bull. Soc. zool. France 43: 143-155. - get paper here
  • Carranza S, Xipell M, Tarroso P, Gardner A, Arnold EN, Robinson MD, et al. 2018. Diversity, distribution and conservation of the terrestrial reptiles of Oman (Sauropsida, Squamata). PLoS One 13 (2): e0190389 - get paper here
  • Damadi, Ehsan; Rasoul Karamiani; Nasrullah Rastegar-Pouyani; Ali Gholamifard 2017. A checklist of lizards from southeastern part of the Sistan and Baluchestan Province in southeastern Iran. Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics, DOI: 10.22067/ijab.v13i1.50398 - get paper here
  • Forcart,Lothar 1950. Amphibien und Reptilien von Iran. Verh. naturf. Ges. Basel 61: 141-156
  • Gardner, Drew. 2005. Blanford's fringe-toed lizard (Lacertidae: Acanthodactylus blanfordii Boulenger, 1918): a new species record for the United Arab Emirates. Tribulus: Journal of the Emirates Natural History Group 15(2): 25-26
  • Haas G. and Werner, Y. L. 1969. Lizards and snakes from Southwestern Asia, collected by Henry Field. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 138: 327-406. - get paper here
  • Heidari, N.; H.G. Kami 2009. Lizards of the Gando Protected area in Sistan and Baluchestan Province, southeastern Iran. Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 5 (2): 57-64 - get paper here
  • HEIDARI, Nastaran; Hiva FAIZI, Nasrullah RASTEGAR-POUYANI and Eskandar RASTEGAR-POUYANI 2012. A New Record of Acanthodactylus cantoris (Sauria: Lacertidae) and Its Comparison with Closely Related A. blanfordi in Southeastern Iran. Asian Herpetological Research 3 (1): - get paper here
  • HEIDARI, NASTARAN; NASRULLAH RASTEGAR POUYANI, ESKANDAR RASTEGAR-POUYANI & MEHDI RAJABIZADEH 2013. A new species of Acanthodactylus Fitzinger 1834 (Sauria: Lacertidae) from southern Iran. Zootaxa 3722 (3): 333–346 - get paper here
  • RASTEGAR-POUYANI, NASRULLAH; HAJI GHOLI KAMI, MEHDI RAJABZADEH, SOHEILA SHAFIEI AND STEVEN CLEMENT ANDERSON 2008. Annotated Checklist of Amphibians and Reptiles of Iran. Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 4 (1): 7-30
  • Rastegar-Pouyani, Nasrullah; Nastaran Heydari, Hiwa Faizi 2011. Analysis of Geographic Variation in Four Populations of Acanthodactylus blanfordi Boulenger, 1918 (Sauria: Lacertidae) from Southern and Southeastern Iran. Russ. J. Herpetol. 18 (3): 228-234 - get paper here
  • Salvador, A 1982. A revision of the lizards of the genus Acanthodactylus (Sauria: Lacertidae). BONNER ZOOLOGISCHE MONOGRAPHIEN (No. 16) 1982: 1-167 - get paper here
  • Sindaco, R. & Jeremcenko, V.K. 2008. The reptiles of the Western Palearctic. Edizioni Belvedere, Latina (Italy), 579 pp. - get paper here
  • ŠMÍD, JIŘÍ; JIŘÍ MORAVEC, PETR KODYM, LUKÁŠ KRATOCHVÍL, SEYYED SAEED HOSSEINIAN YOUSEFKHANI, ESKANDAR RASTEGAR-POUYANI & DANIEL FRYNTA 2014. Annotated checklist and distribution of the lizards of Iran. Zootaxa 3855 (1): 001–097
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