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Hemidactylus isolepis BOULENGER, 1895

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Scaly Leaf-toed Gecko, Uniform-scaled gecko 
SynonymHemidactylus isolepis BOULENGER 1895: 531
Teratolepis isolepis — PARKER 1942: 35
Hemidactylus isolepis — LOVERIDGE 1947: 105
Hemidactylus isolepis — WERMUTH 1965: 77
Hemidactylus isolepis — KLUGE 1993
Hemidactylus isolepis — RÖSLER 2000: 86
Hemidactylus isolepis — LARGEN & SPAWLS 2010: 298
Hemidactylus isolepis — SPAWLS et al. 2018: 89 
DistributionEthiopia, Somalia

Type locality: Turfa Tug, south of Harrar, Abessynia.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: BMNH 95.6.11.1/1946.8.23.95 
Diagnosis 
CommentDistribution: restricted to Somalia and Ethiopia fide SMID et al. 2019. Populations from Kenya, and Sudan (L. Chirio, pers. comm.) have been assigned to H. lanzai sp. nov. See map in Smid et al. 2019: 32 (Fig. 3). 
Etymology 
References
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1895. An account of the reptiles and batrachians collected by Dr. A. Donaldson Smith in western Somaliland and the Galla Country. Proc. zool. Soc. London 1895: 530-540 - get paper here
  • Drewes, R.C. 1972. Report on a collection of reptiles and amphibians from the Ilemi Triangle, Southwestern Sudan. Occ. Pap. Cal. Acad. Sci. (100): 1-14 - get paper here
  • Lanza, B. 1990. Amphibians and reptiles of the Somali Democratic Republic: check list and biogeography. Biogeographia, 14: 407-465 [1988]
  • Largen, M.J.; Spawls, S. 2006. Lizards of Ethiopia (Reptilia Sauria): an annotated checklist, bibliography, gazetteer and identification. Tropical Zoology 19 (1): 21-109 - get paper here
  • Largen, M.J.; Spawls, S. 2010. Amphibians and Reptiles of Ethiopia and Eritrea. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 694 pp.
  • Loveridge, A. 1947. Revision of the African lizards of the family Gekkondiae. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 98: 1-469 - get paper here
  • Mazuch, Tomáš 2013. Amphibians and Reptiles of Somaliland and Eastern Ethiopia. Tomáš Mazuch Publishing, 80 pp. ISBN: 978-80-905439-0-4 - get paper here
  • Parker, H. W. 1942. The lizards of British Somaliland. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 91: 1—101 - get paper here
  • Parker,H.W. 1932. Scientific results of the Cambridge expedition to the east African lakes, 1930-31. 5. Reptiles and amphibians. Zool. J. Linnean Soc. 38: 213-229
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Rösler, Herbert 2015. Bemerkungen über einige Geckos der Zoologischen Staatssammlung München. Gekkota, Suppl. (2): 3-54
  • Šmíd, Jiří; Salvador Carranza, Lukáš Kratochvíl, Václav Gvoždík, Abdul Karim Nasher, Jiří Moravec 2013. Out of Arabia: A Complex Biogeographic History of Multiple Vicariance and Dispersal Events in the Gecko Genus Hemidactylus (Reptilia: Gekkonidae). PLoS One 8(5): e64018 - get paper here
  • Spawls, S. & Rotich, D. 1997. An annotated checklist of the lizards of Kenya. J. East African Nat. Hist. 86: 61-83 - get paper here
  • Spawls, S.; Howell, K.; Drewes, R.C. & Ashe, J. 2002. A field guide to the reptiles of East Africa. Academic Press, 543 pp. [reviews in HR 34: 396 and Afr. J. Herp. 51; 147] - get paper here
  • Spawls, Steve; Kim Howell, Harald Hinkel, Michele Menegon 2018. Field Guide to East African Reptiles. Bloomsbury, 624 pp. - get paper here
  • Šmíd, Jiří, Mazuch, Tomáš, Nováková, Lucie, Modrý, David, Malonza, Patrick K., Abdirahman Elmi, Hassan Sh, Carranza, Salvador & Moravec, Jiří 2020. Phylogeny and Systematic Revision of the Gecko Genus Hemidactylus from the Horn of Africa (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Herpetological Monographs 33 (1): 26-47 [paper says 2019 on title page, but the fine print on page 45 says “Published on 13 March 2020] - get paper here
 
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