Pseudotrapelus jensvindumi MELNIKOV, ANANJEVA & PAPENFUSS, 2013
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Pseudotrapelus jensvindumi?
|Higher Taxa||Agamidae (Agaminae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)|
|Synonym||Pseudotrapelus jensvindumi MELNIKOV, ANANJEVA & PAPENFUSS 2013|
Type locality. Jebel al Akhdah, Qatana, Nizwa Wilayat, Oman.
|Types||Holotype: CAS 225340 (TJP-27641), adult male collected by Theodore J. Papenfuss on 21 May 2002 (Fig. 2 in MELNIKOV et al. 2013).|
|Diagnosis||Diagnosis. A large, short-legged, grayish-brownish-olive (dark khaki) colored species of Pseudotrapelus with the 3rd toe much longer than the 4th, 14 lamellae under the 4th toe, 4 unseparated well developed precloacal pores in males, and no enlarged scales in the occipital area of the head and dorsum.|
|Comment||Distribution: see map in TAMAR et al. 2016: Fig. 1.|
|Etymology||This species is named in honor of Jens V. Vindum, Senior Collections Manager of the Department of Herpetology, California Academy of Sciences for his great whole-life impact to managing of this collection.|