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Asaccus tangestanensis TORKI, AHMADZADEH, ILGAZ, AVCI & KUMLUTAS, 2011

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymAsaccus tangestanensis TORKI, AHMADZADEH, ILGAZ, AVCI & KUMLUTAS 2011 
DistributionS Iran (southern Zagros Mountains, Bushehr Province)

Type locality: southern Zagros Mountains, Khaiiz, Tangestan City, Bushehr Province, Southern Iran (28° 43′ N, 51° 31′ E, elevation 525 m.  
TypesHolotype: FTHM (also as FTHR) 002670, adult male, collected on 4 May 2008 by F. Torki and Faraham Ahmadzadeh. 
CommentDistribution: See map in SMID et al. 2014 for distribution in Iran. 
Etymologynamed after the type locality. 
  • 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.; 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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