You are here » home advanced search search results Mediodactylus stevenandersoni

Mediodactylus stevenandersoni (TORKI, 2011)

Can you confirm these amateur observations of Mediodactylus stevenandersoni?

Add your own observation of
Mediodactylus stevenandersoni »

Find more photos by Google images search: Google images

Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymCarinatogecko stevenandersoni TORKI 2011
Mediodactylus stevenandersoni — by implication
Carinatogecko stevenandersoni — FATHINIA et al. 2011
Mediodactylus stevenandersoni — BAUER et al. 2013 
DistributionW Iran (Lorestan)

Type locality: 1300-1500 m elevation, on the western slope of the central Zagros mountains, Tang-e-Gavshomar region (Ganj-Dare), Delphan City, Lorestan Province, western Iran, 33°49 ́ N, 47°49 ́ E.  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: ZFmK 91901, adult female, collected by Farhang Torki on 30 September 2007 
CommentNote that CERVENKA et al. 2010 have synonymized Carinatogecko with Mediodactylus. For the time being we follow tjat, at least until this species has been included in more rigorous phylogenetic analyses.

Distribution: See map in SMID et al. 2014 for distribution in Iran. 
EtymologyCarinatogecko stevenandersoni sp. nov. is named for Steven C. Anderson, in recognition of his great contributions to the knowledge of the herpetology of the middle East as well as the Iranian Plateau. 
References
  • BAUER, AARON M.; RAFAQAT MASROOR, JAMES TITUS-MCQUILLAN, MATTHEW P. HEINICKE,, JUAN D. DAZA & TODD R. JACKMAN 2013. A preliminary phylogeny of the Palearctic naked-toed geckos (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) with taxonomic implications. Zootaxa 3599 (4): 301–324 - get paper here
  • Fathinia, Behzad; Rasoul Karamiani, Hamid Darvishnia, Naghi Heidari, and Nasrullah Rastegar-Pouyani. 2011. A new species of Carinatogecko (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from Ilam Province, western Iran. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 5 (1): 61-74 - get paper here
  • Sadeghi, R. and Torki, F. 2011. Notes on the natural history and distribution of Carinatogecko stevenandersoni Torki, 2011. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 5 (1): 34-36. - get paper here
  • ŠMÍD, JIŘÍ; JIŘÍ MORAVEC, PETR KODYM, LUKÁŠ KRATOCHVÍL, SEYYED SAEED HOSSEINIAN YOUSEFKHANI, ESKANDAR RASTEGAR-POUYANI & DANIEL FRYNTA 2014. Annotated checklist and distribution of the lizards of Iran. Zootaxa 3855 (1): 001–097
  • Torki, F. 2011. Description of a new species of Carinatogecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Iran. Salamandra 47 (2): 103-111 - get paper here
 
External links  
Is it interesting? Share with others:

As link to this species use URL address:

http://reptile-database.reptarium.cz/species?genus=Mediodactylus&species=stevenandersoni

without field 'search_param'. Field 'search_param' is used for browsing search result.



Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator