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Cyrtopodion kiabii AHMADZADEH, FLECKS, TORKI & BÖHME, 2011

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesKiabii’s angular-toed gecko 
SynonymCyrtopodion kiabii AHMADZADEH, FLECKS, TORKI & BÖHME 2011
Cyrtopodion kiabii — BAUER et al. 2013 
DistributionS 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.  
TypesHolotype: 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. 
CommentDistribution: 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.” 
  • AHMADZADEH, FARAHAM; MORRIS FLECKS, FARHANG TORKI & WOLFGANG BÖHME 2011. A new species of angular-toed gecko, genus Cyrtopodion (Squamata: Gekkoni- dae), from southern Iran. Zootaxa 2924: 22–32 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Nazarov, Roman A.;Dmitry А. Bondarenko, Mehdi Radjabizadeh 2012. A New Species of Thin-Toed Geckos Cyrtopodion sensu lato (Squamata: Sauria: Gekkonidae) from Hormozgan Province, South Iran. Russ. J. Herpetol. 19 (4): 292-298 - 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
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