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Acanthodactylus tristrami (GÜNTHER, 1864)

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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesLebanon Fringe-fingered Lizard 
SynonymZootoca tristrami GÜNTHER 1864: 491
Acanthodactylus dorsalis PETERS 1869: 62
Acanthodactylus tristrami —BOULENGER 1881: 741
Zootoca tristrami — TRISTRAM 1885
Lacerta tristrami — BOETTGER 1880
Lacerta platyura — EHRENBERG in TORNIER 1899
Acanthodactylus tristrami — TORNIER 1899
Acanthodactylus tristrami — BAUER et al. 1995: 57
Acanthodactylus tristrami— HARRIS & ARNOLD 2000 
DistributionLebanon, Syria, Iraq, Jordan

Type locality: "Lebanon".  
Reproductionoviparous. 
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.9.3.73 (tristrami)
Syntypes: Zoologisches Museum Berlin, ZMB 1056—8 (dorsalis) 
CommentThe names used in the “Symbolae physicae” by TORNIER 1899 were originally used by HEMPRICH & EHRENBERG (around 1830), but only formally published in 1899 with a text by G. TORNIER. See BAUER (2000) for details. 
EtymologyNamed after Henry Baker Tristram (1822-1906). 
References
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  • Bauer, A.M.; Günther,R. & Klipfel,M. 1995. The herpetological contributions of Wilhelm C.H. Peters (1815-1883). SSAR Facsimile Reprints in Herpetology, 714 pp.
  • Bauer, Aaron M.;Günther, Rainer 1995. An annotated type catalogue of the lacertids (Reptilia: Lacertidae) in the Zoological Museum, Berlin. Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin 71 (1): 37-62
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  • Boulenger, George A. 1881. On the lizards of the genera Lacerta and Acanthodactylus. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1881: 739-747 - 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.
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