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Pristurus schneideri RÖSLER, KÖHLER & BÖHME, 2008

IUCN Red List - Pristurus schneideri - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
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.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: ZFMK 86654, adult male, collected on 6 April 2004 by Wolfgang Schneider. 
Comment 
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. 
References
  • 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
 
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