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Alsophylax tadjikiensis GOLUBEV, 1979

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Tadjik Pygmy gecko, Tadjikistan Even-fingered Gecko 
SynonymAlsophylax laevis tadjikiensis GOLUBEV 1979: 62
Alsophylax tadjikiensis GOLUBEV 1984
Alsophylax laevis NIKOLSKY 1907
Alsophylax tadjikiensis — KLUGE 1993
Alsophylax (Alsophylax) tadjikiensis — RÖSLER 2000: 59
Alsophylax tadjikiensis — BAUER et al. 2013 
DistributionS Tajikistan

Type locality: Vakhsh River Valley, S Tadjikistan  
TypesHolotype: ZISP (ZIL) 18929, adult male 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: SZCZERBAK & GOLUBEV 1996. 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
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  • 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
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