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Tarentola mindiae BAHA EL DIN, 1997

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common Names 
SynonymTarentola mindiae BAHA EL DIN 1997
Tarentola (Tarentola) mindiae — RÖSLER 2000: 116
Tarentola mindiae — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008
Tarentola mindiae — BAUER et al. 2017 
DistributionEgypt (Qattara Depression and Siwa Oasis), Libya

Type locality: 30°32' N 28°32' E south of Mingar Abu Dweis in the Qattara Depression, Egypt.  
TypesHolotype: FMNH 252492. 
EtymologyNamed after the wife of the author, Mindy. 
  • Baha el Din, S. 2006. A guide to the reptiles and amphibians of Egypt. The American University in Cairo Press, Cairo. xvi + 359 pp.
  • Baha El Din, S. M. 1997. A new species of Tarentola (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Western Desert of Egypt. African Journal of Herpetology 46(1): 30-35. - get paper here
  • Bauer, Aaron M.; Jonathan C. DeBoer , Dylan J. Taylor 2017. Atlas of the Reptiles of Libya. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. 64 (8): 155-318 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Rato, C., Carranza, S., Harris, D.J., 2012. Evolutionary history of the genus Tarentola (Gekkota: Phyllodactylidae) from the Mediterranean Basin, estimated using multilocus sequence data. BMC Evol. Biol. 12 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Sindaco, R. & Jeremcenko, V.K. 2008. The reptiles of the Western Palearctic. Edizioni Belvedere, Latina (Italy), 579 pp. - get paper here
  • Spawls, Stephen; Tomáš Mazuch& Abubakr Mohammad 2023. Handbook of Amphibians and Reptiles of North-east Africa. Bloomsbury, 640 pp. - get paper here
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