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Hemidactylus granosus HEYDEN, 1827

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymHemidactylus granosus HEYDEN 1827: 17
Hemidactylus verrucosus – RÜPPELL 1845: 300 (part.)
Hemidactylus turcicus – BOETTGER 1893: 29 (part.)
Hemidactylus turcicus – ANDERSON 1898: 80 (part.)
Hemidactylus turcicus turcicus – LOVERIDGE 1947: 143 (part.)
Hemidactylus turcicus turcicus – MERTENS & WERMUTH 1960: 79 (part.)
Hemidactylus turcicus – SALVADOR 1981: 84 (part.)
Hemidactylus turcicus – BAHA EL DIN 2006: 66 (part.)
Hemidactylus turcicus turcicus – BAHA EL DIN 2005: 19 (part.)
Hemidactylus turcicus turcicus – MERTENS 1967: 55
Hemidactylus sp. 1 – MORAVEC et al. 2011: 24
Hemidactylus sp. 1 – CARRANZA & ARNOLD 2012: 17
Hemidactylus sp. 1 – ŠMÍD et al. 2013: 3
Hemidactylus granosus — ŠMÍD et al. 2013 
DistributionEgypt (Sinai), Saudi Arabia

Type locality: “Ägypten, Arabien, und Abyssinien”. Restricted to “Arabia petraea” = Sinai, Egypt by MERTENS 1967.  
Reproduction 
TypesLectotype SMF 8723 designated by Mertens (1967) 
CommentSynonymy: Hemidactylus granosus HEYDEN 1827 has been resurrected from the synonymy of H. turcicus by SMID et al. 2013.

Distribution: see map in ŠMÍD et al. 2016: Fig. 3. 
References
  • Anderson, J. 1898. Zoology of Egypt. Vol. l. Reptilia and Batrachia. B. Quaritch, London
  • Baha el Din, S. 2006. A guide to the reptiles and amphibians of Egypt. The American University in Cairo Press, Cairo. xvi + 359 pp.
  • Baha El Din, Sherif M. 2005. An overview of Egyptian species of Hemidactylus (Gekkonidae), with the description of a new species from the high mountains of South Sinai. Zoology in the Middle East 34: 11-26 - get paper here
  • Boettger, Oskar 1893. Katalog der Reptilien-Sammlung im Museum der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Frankfurt am Main. I. Teil (Rhynchocephalen, Schildkröten, Krokodile, Eidechsen, Chamäleons). Gebrüder Knauer, Frankfurt a. M., x + 140 pp. - get paper here
  • Carranza, S., Arnold, E. Nicholas 2012. A review of the geckos of the genus Hemidactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Oman based on morphology, mitochondrial and nuclear data, with descriptions of eight new species. Zootaxa 3378: 1–95 - get paper here
  • Heyden, C. H. G. von. 1827. Reptilien. In Rüppell, E. Atlas zu Reise im nördlichen Afrika. l. Zoologie. H. L. Brönner, Frankfurt a. M., pp. 1-24 - get paper here
  • Loveridge, A. 1947. Revision of the African lizards of the family Gekkondiae. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 98: 1-469 - get paper here
  • Mertens, R. 1967. Die herpetologische Sektion des Natur-Museums und Forschungs-Institutes Senckenberg in Frankfurt am Main nebst einem Verzeichnis ihrer Typen. Senckenbergiana Biologica 48: 1-106 - get paper here
  • Milto, Konstantin D. 2017. New Records of Reptiles on the Red Sea Coast, Egypt, with Notes on Zoogeography Russ. J. Herpetol. 24 (1): 11-21 - get paper here
  • Rösler, Herbert 2015. Bemerkungen über einige Geckos der Zoologischen Staatssammlung München. Gekkota, Suppl. (2): 3-54
  • Rüppell, E. 1845. Verzeichnis der in dem Museum der Senckenbergischen naturforschenden Gesellschaft aufgestellten Sammlungen. Dritte Abteilung: Amphibien. Mus. Senckenbergianum 3 (3): 293- 316
  • Šmíd J, Moravec J, Kratochvíl L, Gvoždík V, Nasher AK, Busais SM, Wilms T, Shobrak MY, Carranza S 2013. Two newly recognized species of Hemidactylus (Squamata, Gekkonidae) from the Arabian Peninsula and Sinai, Egypt. ZooKeys 355: 79–107 - get paper here
  • Šmíd, Jiří; Mohammed Shobrak; Thomas Wilms; Ulrich Joger & Salvador Carranza 2016. Endemic diversification in the mountains: genetic, morphological, and geographical differentiation of the Hemidactylus geckos in southwestern Arabia. Org Divers Evol, DOI 10.1007/s13127-016-0293-3 - get paper here
 
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