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Hemidactylus jumailiae BUSAIS & JOGER, 2011

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymHemidactylus jumailiae BUSAIS & JOGER 2011 

Type locality: Ibb, 14° 05′ N, 44° 13′ E, Yemen.  
TypesHolotype: NHM-BS N41891, adult male; Collected by E. Aqlan, 20.11.2007
Paratypes. NHM-BS N41889, N41890, N41893 – N41897 from Ibb; ZFMK 91983, NHM-BSN41900 – N41901 from Sana’a; N41898 – N41899 from Thamar. 
CommentDistribution: see map in ŠMÍD et al. 2016: Fig. 3. 
EtymologyThe specific name of H. jumailiae sp. nov. refers to Prof. Dr. Masaa Al-Jumaily, Professor of Animal Ecology, Sana’a University, in acknowledgment to her efforts and contributions to the fauna of Yemen. 
  • Busais, Salem & Ulrich Joger 2011. Three new species and one new subspecies of Hemidactylus OKEN, 1817 from Yemen (Squamata, Gekkonidae). Vertebrate Zoology 61 (2): 267 – 280
  • Rösler, Herbert 2015. Bemerkungen über einige Geckos der Zoologischen Staatssammlung München. Gekkota, Suppl. (2): 3-54
  • 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; 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
  • 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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