You are here » home advanced search search results Pristurus schneideri

Pristurus schneideri RÖSLER, KÖHLER & BÖHME, 2008

IUCN Red List - Pristurus schneideri - Least Concern, LC

Can you confirm these amateur observations of Pristurus schneideri?

Add your own observation of
Pristurus schneideri »

We have no photos, try to find some by Google images search: Google images

Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymPristurus schneideri RÖSLER, KÖHLER & BÖHME 2008 
DistributionYemen (Hanish al-Kabir island)

Type locality: northwest coast of Hanish al-Kabir island (13°46 18 N, 42° 46 20 E, app. 8 m elevation), Red Sea, Yemen.  
TypesHolotype: ZFMK 86654, adult male, collected on 6 April 2004 by Wolfgang Schneider. 
EtymologyWe dedicate this species to Wolfgang Schneider (HLMD), not only because he collected the type series and thus made the description possible, but also in recognition of his valuable contributions to the zoology of the Middle East. 
  • Rösler, H.; Köhler, J. & Böhme, W. 2008. A new species of the diurnal gekkonid genus Pristurus Rüppell, 1835 from the Red Sea island Hanish al-Kabir, Yemen. Amphibia-Reptilia 29: 217-227 - get paper here
External links  
Is it interesting? Share with others:

As link to this species use URL address:

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

Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator