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Acanthodactylus felicis ARNOLD, 1980

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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Sauria (lizards) 
Subspecies 
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” Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
TypesHolotype: BMNH 97.3.11.65 
CommentReproduction: oviparous. 
Etymologyfrom the classical term for Southern Arabia, “Arabia Felix”. 
References
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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