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Acanthodactylus tilburyi ARNOLD, 1986

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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesTilbury's Fringe-fingered Lizard 
SynonymAcanthodactylus tilburyi ARNOLD 1986
Acanthodactylus tilburyi — HARRIS & ARNOLD 2000
Acanthodactylus tilburyi — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008 
DistributionSaudi Arabia (Riyadh-region), S Jordan

Type locality: Nafud as Sirr [26°11 'N, 44°19'E], near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia).  
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1985.1273; paratypes: BMNH 
  • Arnold E N 1986. A new spiny-footed lizard (Acanthodactylus: Lacertidae) from Saudi Arabia. Fauna of Saudi Arabia 8: 378-384 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Disi, A.M.; Modry, D.; Necas, P. & Rifai, L. 2001. Amphibians and reptiles of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 408 pp.
  • 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
  • Modry D., Al-Oran R.M., Amr Z.S., Necas P. 1999. A new record of the Tilburyís spiny-footed lizard, Acanthodactylus tilburyi Arnold, 1986 (Reptilia: Lacertidae), from the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Journal of the National Museum (Prague), Natural History Series 168 (1-4): 121-124
  • 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 Kuyl, Antoinette C.; Donato L. Ph. Ballasina, John T. Dekker, Jolanda Maas, Ronald E. Willemsen and Jaap Goudsmit 2002. Phylogenetic Relationships among the Species of the Genus Testudo (Testudines: Testudinidae) Inferred from Mitochondrial 12S rRNA Gene Sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 22: 174-183 - get paper here
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