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Alsophylax laevis NIKOLSKY, 1907

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Southern Even-fingered Gecko
G: Südlicher Geradfingergecko 
SynonymAlsophylax laevis NIKOLSKY 1907: 333
Alsophylax pipiens (PALLAS 1813)
Alsophylax laevis — WERMUTH 1965
Alsophylax kashkarovi ANDRUSHKO 1968
Alsophylax laevis — KLUGE 1993
Alsophylax laevis — RÖSLER 1995: 96
Alsophylax (Alsophylax) laevis — RÖSLER 2000: 59
Alsophylax laevis — BAUER et al. 2013 
DistributionS Turkmenistan, S Uzbekistan, N Iran ?, N Afghanistan

Type locality: Tedschen River, Transkaspia
Type locality: Kary-Bent, Tedzhen River Valley, Turkmenistan (fide KHALIKOV, pers. comm.)  
TypesNeotype: NMNHU (formerly ZIK) SR 314, adult female, Turkmenia, Tedjen Distr., Takyr Station, designated by SZCZERBAK & GOLUBEV 1996.
Holotype: lost fide SZCZERBAK & GOLUBEV 1996. 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: SZCZERBAK & GOLUBEV 1996. 
CommentSynonymy: TERENTJEV & CHERNOV 1949 included A. laevis in the synonymy of A. pipiens.

Distribution: ANDERSON 1999 did not find any records from Iran and thus did not include it in his “Lizards of Iran”. 
  • Ananjeva, NB, Orlov NL; Khalikov RG; Darevsky IS; Ryabov IS & Barabanov AV 2006. The Reptiles of North Eurasia. Taxonomic Diversity, Distribution, Conservation Status [this comprises the territory of the former Soviet Union and Mongolia]. Pensoft Series Faunistica 47, 250 pp.
  • Andrushko, A. M. 1968. A new species of the gecko Alsophylax kashkarovi sp. n. (Reptilia, Sauria, Gekkonidae) from middle Asia [in Russian]. Zoologicheskii Zhurnal, 47:308—311.
  • BAUER, AARON M.; RAFAQAT MASROOR, JAMES TITUS-MCQUILLAN, MATTHEW P. HEINICKE,, JUAN D. DAZA & TODD R. JACKMAN 2013. A preliminary phylogeny of the Palearctic naked-toed geckos (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) with taxonomic implications. Zootaxa 3599 (4): 301–324 - get paper here
  • Golubev, M. L. 1979. Geographic variability and taxonomy of gecko Alsophylax laevis Nikolsky 1905 (Sauria, Gekkonidae) [in Russian]. Proceedings of the Zoological Institute, Academy of Science, USSR, 89: 55—63.
  • Nikolsky, A. M. 1907. Reptiles et amphibiens recueillis (part.) M. N. A. Zarudny en Perse en 1903-1904 [in Russian and Latin]. Ann. Mus. Zool. Acad. Imp. Sci., St. Petersburg 10 [1905]: 260-301 - get paper here
  • Nikolsky, A. M. 1907. Alsophylax laevis Sp. nov. (Geckonidarum). [in Latin and Russian] Annuaire du Musée Zoologique de l’Académie Impériale des Sciences de St. -Pétersbourg, 10 [1905]:333—335. - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Rösler, Herbert 1995. Geckos der Welt - Alle Gattungen. Urania, Leipzig, 256 pp.
  • Rösler, Herbert 1997. Paläarktische Geckos (Reptilia: Gekkota) Teil I: Historischer Überblick, Geographie und Klima, Verbreitung. Sauria 19 (1): 17-28 - get paper here
  • Shcherbak, N. N. [= Szczerbak], and M. L. Golubev 1996. Gecko fauna of the USSR and contiguous regions. SSAR [Russian original published in 1986]. [book review in Salamandra 36 (2): 138]
  • Sindaco, R. & Jeremcenko, V.K. 2008. The reptiles of the Western Palearctic. Edizioni Belvedere, Latina (Italy), 579 pp. - get paper here
  • Szczerbak, N.N. 2003. Guide to the Reptiles of the Eastern Palearctic. Krieger, Malabar, FL, 260 pp. - get paper here
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