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Holodactylus cornii SCORTECCI, 1930

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Higher TaxaEublepharidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesG: Somalia-Krallengecko 
SynonymHolodactylus cornii SCORTECCI 1930
Holodactylus cornii — LOVERIDGE 1947: 23
Holodactylus cornii — WERMUTH 1965: 92
Holodactylus cornii — KLUGE 1993
Holodactylus cornii — RÖSLER 2000: 89
Holodactylus cornii — SEUFER et al. 2005 
DistributionNE Somalia

Type locality: Gardo/Obbia, Italian Somaliland.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesSyntype: MSNM (Milano) 
DiagnosisDiagnosis (cornii): upper surface of head flat; rostral separated from nasal by 5-7 granules; nasal separated from its fellow anteriorly by 8-14 granules; upper labials 13-18; lower labials 15-18; adpressed hind lunb reaches elbow or axilla of backward pressed forelimb [from key to species in Loveridge 1947: 21]. 
Comment 
Etymology 
References
  • Lanza, B. 1990. Amphibians and reptiles of the Somali Democratic Republic: check list and biogeography. Biogeographia, 14: 407-465 [1988]
  • Loveridge, A. 1947. Revision of the African lizards of the family Gekkondiae. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 98: 1-469 - get paper here
  • Parker, H. W. 1942. The lizards of British Somaliland. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 91: 1—101 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Scortecci, G. 1930. Secondo contributo alla conoscenza dei rettili della Somalia Italiana. Atti della Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale in Milano, 69:127—152.
  • Seufer, H.; Y. Kaverkin & A. Kirschner (eds.) 2005. Die Lidgeckos. Kirschner und Seufer Verlag, 238 pp.
 
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