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Hemidactylus kushmorensis MURRAY, 1884

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesE: Kushmore House Gecko
G: Kushmore-Halbfingergecko, Kushmore-Hausgecko 
SynonymHemidactylus kushmorensis MURRAY 1884: 109
Hemidactylus kushmorensis — BOULENGER 1885: 135
Hemidactylus kushmorensis — MAHONY 2011 
DistributionE Pakistan (Sindh)

Type locality: “Bhaner, Upper Sind frontier”, [27°54’0”N, 69°5’0”E]. Neotype locality: Sukkur District, Sindh Province, eastern Pakistan).  
TypesNeotype: BMNH (18), adult male, designated by Mahony 2011. 
CommentSynonymy: has been considered as a synonym of H. brooki, but revalidated by MAHONY 2011. 
EtymologyThe specific epithet is a toponym derived from the administrative division Kushmore in Sindh, Pakistan from where the original type specimens were collected. 
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the Lizards in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. Geckonidae, Eublepharidae, Uroplatidae, Pygopodidae, Agamidae. London: 450 pp. - get paper here
  • Mahony, Stephen 2011. Taxonomic revision of Hemidactylus brookii Gray: a re-examination of the type series and some Asian synonyms, and a discussion of the obscure species Hemidactylus subtriedrus Jerdon (Reptilia: Gekkonidae). Zootaxa 3042: 37–67 - get paper here
  • Murray, J. A. 1884. Additions to the reptilian fauna of Sind. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 14: 106—111. - get paper here
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