Microgecko chabaharensis GHOLAMIFARD, RASTEGAR-POUYANI, RASTEGAR-POUYANI, KHOSRAVANI, YOUSEFKHANI & ORAEI, 2015
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Microgecko chabaharensis?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||Chabahar Dwarf Gecko|
|Synonym||Microgecko chabaharensis GHOLAMIFARD, RASTEGAR-POUYANI, RASTEGAR-POUYANI, KHOSRAVANI, YOUSEFKHANI & ORAEI 2015|
Microgecko helenae — ŠMÍD et al. 2014: 23
|Distribution||SE Iran (Baluchestan)|
Type locality: Rasoul Abad village, at 25°28'08.0''N, 060°29'37.0''E and 27 m above sea level (a.s.l.), between Chabahar and Konarak, Chabahar County, Sistan and Baluchestan Province, southeastern Iran
|Types||Holotype. SUHC 1273, adult male, collected on 16 May 2012.|
Paratypes. SUHC 1274, adult female, collected at the same locality as the holotype on 16 May 2012; RUZM GT.11.54, adult female, from Rezuiyeh (28°19'20.74"N, 54°35'20.48"E., 1155 m a.s.l.), about 40 km east of Haji Abad, the capital of Zarrin Dasht County, Fars Province, southern Iran, collected on 12 September 2014.
|Etymology||The species is named after the region where the holotype was collected (Chabahar, Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Southeastern Iran) and the Latin ‘-ensis,’ meaning ‘from’ or ‘belonging to’.|