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Alsophylax szczerbaki GOLUBEV & SATTAROV, 1979

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesE: Szczerbak’s Even-fingered Gecko 
SynonymAlsophylax loricatus szczerbaki GOLUBEV & SATTAROV 1979
Alsophylax loricatus szczerbaki — SZCZERBAK & GOLUBEV 1996: 68
Alsophylax szczerbaki — JEREMČENKO & PANFILOV 1999
Alsophylax szczerbaki — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008 
TypesHolotype: NMNHU (formerly ZIK) 13, adult male; paratypes: NMW 
EtymologyNamed after Nikolai Nikolaevich Szczerbak (1927-1998), Ukrainian herpetologist who was arrested by the NKVD (Secret Police) and imprisoned in the Gulag (1948-1954). See Adler 1999 for more details. 
  • Adler, Kraig 1999. Nikolai Nikolaevich Szczerbak (31 October 1927-27 January 1998). Gekko 1 (1): 36-37
  • Ananjeva, NB, Orlov NL; Khalikov RG; Darevsky IS; Ryabov IS & Barabanov AV 2006. The Reptiles of North Eurasia. Taxonomic Diversity, Distribution, Conservation Status [this comprises the territory of the former Soviet Union and Mongolia]. Pensoft Series Faunistica 47, 250 pp.
  • Gemel, R.; G. Gassner & S. Schweiger 2019. Katalog der Typen der Herpetologischen Sammlung des Naturhistorischen Museums Wien – 2018. Ann. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, B 121: 33–248
  • Golubev, M. L., and T. Sattarov. 1979. On subspecies of Alsophylax loricatus Strauch, 1887 (Reptilia, Sauria, Gekkonidae) [in Russian]. Vestnik Zoologii, Kiev 1979 (5):18—24.
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Rösler, Herbert 1997. Paläarktische Geckos (Reptilia: Gekkota) Teil I: Historischer Überblick, Geographie und Klima, Verbreitung. Sauria 19 (1): 17-28 - get paper here
  • Sindaco, R. & Jeremcenko, V.K. 2008. The reptiles of the Western Palearctic. Edizioni Belvedere, Latina (Italy), 579 pp. - get paper here
  • Strauch, A. A. 1887. Bemerkungen über die Geckoniden-Sammlung im zoologischen Museum der kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu St. Petersburg. Mém. Acad. Impér. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg, ser. 7, 35 (2): (2), 1-72 - get paper here
  • Szczerbak, N.N. 2003. Guide to the Reptiles of the Eastern Palearctic. Krieger, Malabar, FL, 260 pp. - get paper here
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