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Acanthodactylus felicis ARNOLD, 1980

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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesCat Fringe-fingered Lizard, South Arabian Fringe-toed Lizard 
SynonymAcanthodactylus felicis ARNOLD 1980: 300
Acanthodactylus felicis — VAN DER KOOIJ 2001
Acanthodactylus felicis — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008 
DistributionS Yemen, Oman (Dhufar)

Type locality: Hadhramaut’, Republic of South Yemen”  
TypesHolotype: BMNH 
Etymologyfrom the classical term for Southern Arabia, “Arabia Felix”. 
  • Arnold E N 1980. The scientific results of the Oman flora and fauna survey 1977 (Dhofar). The reptiles and amphibians of Dhofar, southern Arabia. JOURNAL OF OMAN STUDIES SPECIAL REPORT (No. 2): 273-332 - 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
  • Cox, N.A., Mallon, D., Bowles, P., Els, J. and Tognelli, M.F. (compilers). 2012. the Conservation Status and Distribution of Reptiles of the Arabian Peninsula. Cambridge, UK and Gland, Switzerland: IUCN, and Sharjah, UAE: Environment and Protected Areas Authority; ISBN 978-2-8317-1560-5 - get paper here
  • Gebhart, J. 2013. Oman, quer durch`s Weihrauchland - ein Reisetagebuch L@CERTIDAE (Eidechsen Online) 2013 [8]: 142-159 - 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
  • van der Kooij, Jeroen 2001. The herpetofauna of the Sultanate of Oman: Part 3: The true lizards, skinks and monitor lizards. Podarcis 2 (1): 15-26
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