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Asaccus kurdistanensis RASTEGAR-POUYANI, NILSON & FAIZI, 2006

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesKurdistan leaf-toed gecko 
SynonymAsaccus kurdistanensis RASTEGAR-POUYANI, NILSON & FAIZI 2006
Asaccus kurdistanensis — GHOLAMIFARD 2011 
DistributionW Iran (Kurdistan, Kermanshah province), 1700 m elevation

Type locality: ca. 1,850 m elevation, in the Zagros Mountains, 10 km north-west of Sarvabad, between Marivan and Sanandaj, Kurdistan Province, western Iran (46º 17΄ E; 35º 08΄N); coordinates corrected to 46° 28’ E, 35° 28’ N by TORKI & SHARIFI (2007). Map legend:
Type locality - Type locality.
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.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: RUZM 1999, adult male, collected by the senior author on 13 June 2004. 
CommentDistribution: See map in SMID et al. 2014 for distribution in Iran. 
Etymologynamed after its type locality. 
References
  • Gholamifard, A 2011. Endemism in the reptile fauna of Iran. Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 7 (1) - get paper here
  • Parsa, H.; H. Oraie; A. Khosravani; N. Rastegar Pouyani 2009. Systematics and Distribution of the Iranian Plateau Leaf-toed Geckos of the Genus Asaccus (Sauria: Gekkonidae). Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 5 (2) - get paper here
  • Rastegar-Pouyani, N., Nilson, G. & Faizi, H. 2006. A new Species of Asaccus (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from Kurdistan Province, western Iran. Hamadryad 30: 141-150.
  • Rastegar-Pouyani, Nasrullah 2006. Systematics of the genus Asaccus (Sauria: Gekkonidae) on the Zagros Mountains, Iran. Herpetologica Bonnensis II: 117-119 - get paper here
  • RASTEGAR-POUYANI, NASRULLAH; HAJI GHOLI KAMI, MEHDI RAJABZADEH, SOHEILA SHAFIEI AND STEVEN CLEMENT ANDERSON 2008. Annotated Checklist of Amphibians and Reptiles of Iran. Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 4 (1): 7-30
  • Sindaco, R. & Jeremcenko, V.K. 2008. The reptiles of the Western Palearctic. Edizioni Belvedere, Latina (Italy), 579 pp. - get paper here
  • ŠMÍD, JIŘÍ; JIŘÍ MORAVEC, PETR KODYM, LUKÁŠ KRATOCHVÍL, SEYYED SAEED HOSSEINIAN YOUSEFKHANI, ESKANDAR RASTEGAR-POUYANI & DANIEL FRYNTA 2014. Annotated checklist and distribution of the lizards of Iran. Zootaxa 3855 (1): 001–097
  • Torki F., Gharzi A., Nazari-Serenje F., Javanmardi S., Heidari N., Azizpourian A., Mahdavi S., and Mahdavi-Zarkhoni M. A. 2008. Geckos of the Genera Tropiocolotes and Asaccus in the Zagros Mountains, Iran. Gekko 5 (2): 31-43
  • TORKI, F. 2009. Sexual dimorphism of scale keeling in Asaccus kurdistanensis RASTEGAR-POUYANI, NILSON & FAIZI, 2006 [Short Note]. Herpetozoa 22: - get paper here
  • TORKI, F. 2010. Beschreibung eines neuen Asaccus (Reptilia: Phyllodactylidae) aus der Provinz Lorestan, Iran. Sauria 32 (4): 3-16 - get paper here
  • Torki, F. 2011. Beschreibung eines neuen Asaccus (Sauria: Phyllodactylidae) aus dem Iran. Sauria 33 (1): 51–62 - get paper here
  • Torki, F. & Sharifi, M. 2007. Einige biologische Aspekte von Asaccus kurdistanensis RASTEGAR-POUYANI, NILSON & FAIZI 2006 (Reptilia: Gekkonidae). Sauria 29 (4): 19-25 - get paper here
  • Torki, F.; Ahmadzadeh, F.; Ilgaz, C.; Avci, A. & Kumlutas, Y. 2011. Description of four new Asaccus Dixon and Anderson, 1973 (Reptilia: Phyllodactylidae) from Iran and Turkey. Amphibia-Reptilia 32 (2): 185-202 - get paper here
 
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