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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 
DistributionEgypt (Qattara Depression and Siwa Oasis)

Type locality: 30°32' N 28°32' E south of Mingar Abu Dweis in the Qattara Depression, Egypt. Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: FMNH 252492. 
EtymologyNamed after the wife of the author, Mindy. 
  • 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
  • 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
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