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Acanthodactylus haasi LEVITON & ANDERSON, 1967

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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesHaas' Fringe-fingered Lizard, Haas’s Fringe-toed Lizard 
SynonymAcanthodactylus haasi LEVITON & ANDERSON 1967: 177
Acanthodactylus fraseri HAAS 1957: 72 (in error)
Acanthodactylus haasi — VAN DER KOOIJ 2001
Acanthodactylus haasi — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008 
DistributionN/E Saudi Arabia, C Oman, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Type locality: Dhahran (Az Zahran), Saudi Arabia” Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: CAS 84596 
EtymologyNamed after Georg Haas (1905-1981), Austrian-born zoologist and professor in Jerusalem, Israel. 
  • Haas, Georg 1957. Some amphibians and reptiles from Arabia. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. 29 (3): 47-86 - get paper here
  • Leviton,A.E. & Anderson,S.C. 1967. Survey of the reptiles of the Sheikdom of Abu Dhabi, Arabian Peninsula. Part II. Systematic account of the collction of reptiles made in the Sheikdom of Abu Daby by John Gasperetti. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. (4) 39: 157-192 - get paper here
  • Leviton,A.E.; Anderson,S.C.; Adler, K.; Minton,S.A. 1992. Handbook to Middle East Amphibians and Reptiles. SSAR, Oxford, Ohio (Contr. to Herpetol. No. 8), 1-252
  • 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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