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Microgecko chabaharensis GHOLAMIFARD, RASTEGAR-POUYANI, RASTEGAR-POUYANI, KHOSRAVANI, YOUSEFKHANI & ORAEI, 2015

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesChabahar Dwarf Gecko 
SynonymMicrogecko chabaharensis GHOLAMIFARD, RASTEGAR-POUYANI, RASTEGAR-POUYANI, KHOSRAVANI, YOUSEFKHANI & ORAEI 2015
Microgecko helenae — ŠMÍD et al. 2014: 23 
DistributionSE 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 Map legend:
Type locality - Type locality.
 
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype. 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. 
Comment 
EtymologyThe 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’. 
References
  • GHOLAMIFARD, ALI; NASRULLAH RASTEGAR-POUYANI, ESKANDAR RASTEGAR-POUYANI, AZAR KHOSRAVANI, SEYYED SAEED HOSSEINIAN YOUSEFKHANI, HAMZEH ORAEI 2016. A new species of the genus Microgecko Nikolsky, 1907 (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from southern Iran Zootaxa 4093 (1): 026–040 - get paper here
 
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