Hemidactylus romeshkanicus TORKI, 2011
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Hemidactylus romeshkanicus?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Synonym||Hemidactylus romeshkanicus TORKI in TORKI, MANTHEY & BARTS 2011|
Hemidactylus romeshkanicus — SAFAEI-MAHROO et al. 2015
|Distribution||Iran (Lorestan: Zagros Mountains)|
Type locality: Western slope of the central Zagros Mountains, Romeshkan region, Lorestan Province, W Iran, elevation 1100 m (33° 16’ N, 47° 35’ E).
|Types||Holotype: ZMB 75020|
|Diagnosis||Diagnosis: A medium-sized Hemidactylus with a snout-vent length of at least 70 mm; tubercles on all dorsal faces except of the upper arm; back with large, trihedral, sharply keeled tubercles with vertically striated surfaces; tubercles on limbs, neck, head and in the ventrolateral region small to moderately large, conical to keeled; precloacal pores in a chevron-shaped arrangement; no femoral pores; subcaudals enlarged; ventral scales imbricate and denticulate; enlarged scansors beneath fingers and toes, incompletely to fully divided save for the terminal scansor, which is entire.|
|Comment||Synonymy: this is indistinguishable from and likely a synonym of H. persicus (Hosseinzadeh et al. 2014).|
Distribution: See map in SMID et al. 2014 for distribution in Iran.
Abundance: only known from the type specimen (Meiri et al. 2017).