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Hemidactylus shihraensis BUSAIS & JOGER, 2011

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

Type locality: Ghail Bawzeer, Hadhramout, 14° 47′ N, 49° 22′ E.  
TypesHolotype: NHM-BS N41911; Collected by A. Nasher, 15.08.2008.
Paratypes. NHM-BS N41910 from Ghail Bawzeer; N41908, ZFMK 91984 from Al-Shihr. 
EtymologyThe specific name of H. shihraensis sp. nov. refers to the occurrence of the new species in Al-Shihr city, Hadhramout Governorate, Republic 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, 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
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