Cyrtopodion kiabii AHMADZADEH, FLECKS, TORKI & BÖHME, 2011
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cyrtopodion kiabii?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||Kiabii’s angular-toed gecko|
|Synonym||Cyrtopodion kiabii AHMADZADEH, FLECKS, TORKI & BÖHME 2011|
Cyrtopodion kiabii — BAUER et al. 2013
|Distribution||S Iran (S Bushehr)|
Type locality: 4.5 km SW of Nayband village at a distance of approx. 300 m to coast of Persian Gulf, 27°21’9.5’’ N, 52°37’56.5’’ E, 108 m above sea level, Bushehr Province, southern Iran.
|Types||Holotype: ZFMK 91834 (field no. 138), adult male, collected on 14 July 2007 by F. Ahmadzadeh.|
Paratypes. ZFMK 91835 (field no. 190), adult female, same locality and collection data as the holotype; ZFMK 91836, adult male, same locality as the holotype, collected on 30 June 2010 by F. Ahmadzadeh.
|Comment||Distribution: See map in SMID et al. 2014 for distribution in Iran.|
|Etymology||“We name this new species in honour of Dr. Bahram Hassanzadeh Kiabi (Shahid Beheshti Univer- sity of Tehran, Iran) to appreciate his indefatigable work as an ecologist who contributed greatly to the knowledge of Persian wildlife.”|