Pristurus collaris (STEINDACHNER, 1867)
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|Higher Taxa||Sphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||Collared Rock Gecko|
|Synonym||Spatalura collaris STEINDACHNER 1867|
Pristurus collaris — BOULENGER 1885: 55
Pristurus carteri collaris — PARKER 1931: 515
Pristurus carteri collaris — LOVERIDGE 1947: 72
Pristurus carteri collaris — WERMUTH 1965: 149
Pristurus collaris — ARNOLD 1986: 371
Pristurus collaris — KLUGE 1993
Pristurus carteri collaris — TIEDEMANN et al. 1994
Pristurus collaris — RÖSLER 1995: 169
Pristurus collaris — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008
|Distribution||Saudi Arabia (Aden), S Yemen|
Type locality: unknown (fide WERMUTH 1965, ARNOLD 1986). “Mukalla” (designated by ARNOLD 1986: 371) Map legend:
- Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.
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|Types||Holotype: NMW 17462: 1-4|
|Comment||Diagnosis: A medium-sized member of the Pristurus carteri group (up to 52 mm from snout to vent); snout elongated, bluntly or acutely pointed; mental shorter than rostral and lips turned down- wards anteriorly, or not; axillary mite pockets often large; scattered enlarged scales on flanks absent or very weakly developed; 9-12 lamellae under first hind toe, 16-21 beneath fourth. Tail usually more than 90% of snout-vent distance in males, the tip quite pointed, its upper crest fairly homogeneous; autotomy and regeneration usually taking place only at the base. Quite large grey spots usually present on sides of throat; a strong dark collar present in both sexes; usually seven (occasionally six) dark areas, which may be divided, on back from neck to vent, one of them at the level of the forelegs and three or four between the pairs of limbs. Supraoccipital area of skull approaching the vertical [ARNOLD 1986].|
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