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Cyrtopodion fortmunroi (KHAN, 1993)

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesE: Fort Munro Sandstone Gecko 
SynonymTenuidactylus fortmunroi KHAN 1993
Tenuidactylus fortmunzoi — SZCZERBAK & GOLUBEV 1995 (in error)
Cyrtopodion fortmunroi — RÖSLER 2000: 69
Tenuidactylus fortmunroi — KHAN 2003
Indogekko fortmunroi — KHAN 2003
Indogekko fortmunroi — KRYSKO et al. 2007
Indogekko fortmunroi — KHAN 2008
Cyrtopodion (Tenuidactylus) fortmunroi — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008
Cyrtopodion (Indogekko) fortmunroi — BAUER et al. 2013 
DistributionPakistan (Fort Monroe, Dera Ghazi Khan District, Punjab)

Type locality: Khar Gardens, 3 km W, down the Fort Munro hill, District Dera Ghazi Khan, 25 km W Dera Ghazi Khan city, 25° 53’ N, 70° 3’ E, elevation 1800 m (coordinates in original description are wrong; the correct ones are 29° 55′ 33″ N, 69° 59′ 0″ E).  
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1990.4 
CommentAbundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
Etymologynamed after the type locality. 
  • Baig, K. J. 1998. A new species of Tenuidactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from Balochistan, Pakistan. Hamadryad 23 (2): 127-132.
  • BAUER, AARON M.; RAFAQAT MASROOR, JAMES TITUS-MCQUILLAN, MATTHEW P. HEINICKE,, JUAN D. DAZA & TODD R. JACKMAN 2013. A preliminary phylogeny of the Palearctic naked-toed geckos (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) with taxonomic implications. Zootaxa 3599 (4): 301–324 - get paper here
  • Khan M S 1993. A new sandstone gecko from Fort Munro, Dera Ghazi Khan District, Punjab, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Zoology 25 (3) 1993: 217-221 - get paper here
  • Khan, M.S. 2003. Anmerkungen zur Morphologie, Verbreitung und den Habitatpräferenzen einiger pakistanischer Geckos. Sauria 25 (3): 35-47 [erratum in 25 (4): 27] - get paper here
  • Khan, M.S. 2003. Questions of generic designation of angular-toed geckos of Pakistan with descriptions of three new genera (Reptilia: Gekkonidae). J. nat. hist. Wildl. 2 (2): 1-9
  • Khan, Muhamad Sharif. 2008. Biology and distribution of geckos of genus Indogekko Khan, 2003 (Sauria: Gekkonidae). Russ. J. Herpetol. 15 (2):87-92 - get paper here
  • Khan, Muhammad Sharif 2005. An Overview of the Angular-toed Geckos of Pakistan (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Gekko 4 (2): 20-30
  • Krysko, K.L.; Rehman, H. & Auffenberg, K. 2007. A new species of Cyrtopodion (Gekkonidae: Gekkoninae) from Pakistan. Herpetologica 63 (1): 100-113 - get paper here
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Shcherbak, N. N. [= Szczerbak], and M. L. Golubev 1996. Gecko fauna of the USSR and contiguous regions. SSAR [Russian original published in 1986].
  • Sindaco, R. & Jeremcenko, V.K. 2008. The reptiles of the Western Palearctic. Edizioni Belvedere, Latina (Italy), 579 pp. - get paper here
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