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Acanthodactylus masirae ARNOLD, 1980

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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesMasira Fringe-fingered Lizard 
SynonymAcanthodactylus masirae ARNOLD 1980: 303
Acanthodactylus masirae — VAN DER KOOIJ 2001
Acanthodactylus masirae — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008 
DistributionOman (Dhufar, Masira Island)

Type locality: North point, Masirah Island, Sultanate of Oman” 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 1975.1226 
Etymologynamed after the type locality. 
  • 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
  • MEINIG, H. 1994. Beobachtungen an zwei nur wenig bekannten Fransenfingerarten im Südosten des Oman: Acanthodctylus masirae ARNOLD, 1980 und Acanthodctylus schmidti HAAS, 1957. Die Eidechse 5 (11): 24-29 - 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
  • Schlüter, U. 2008. Fransenfingereidechsen (Acanthodactylus) in der Natur und im Terrarium. Teil 3. Die Acanthodactylus-cantoris-Gruppe. Reptilia (Münster) 13 (70): 70-75 - 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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