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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”  
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
  • 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
  • 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 Zool. Monogr. (16): 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
  • Valencia, J. H., K. Garzón-Tello & M. E. Barragán-Paladines 2016. Serpientes venenosas del Ecuador: sistemática, taxonomía, historia natural, conservación, envenenamiento y aspectos antropológicos. Quito, Ecuador, Fundación Herpetológica Gustavo Orcés, Universidad de Texas, Fondo Ambiental Nacional, 652 pp. [review in HR 49 (1): 152, 2018]
  • 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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