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Cyrtopodion indusoani (KHAN, 1988)

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Soan Gecko 
SynonymCyrtodactylus indusoani KHAN 1988
Tenuidactylus indusoani — KHAN 1993
Tenuidactylus indusoani — KLUGE 1993
Cyrtopodion (Tenuidactylus) indusoani — RÖSLER 2000: 69
Tenuidactylus indusoani — KHAN 2003
Indogekko indusoani — KHAN 2003
Cyrtodactylus indusani [sic] — YOUMANS & GRISMER 2006
Indogekko indusoani — KRYSKO et al. 2007
Indogekko indusoani — KHAN 2008
Cyrtopodion (Tenuidactylus) indusoani — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008
Cyrtopodion (Indogekko) indusoani — BAUER et al. 2013 
DistributionPakistan (Punjab)

Type locality: 1 km east of WAPDA Colony, Pirpeahai, Iskindarabad,District Mianwali, northwestern Punjab, Pakistan.  
TypesHolotype: USNM 257533 
DiagnosisDiagnosis. 9–10 supralabials, 7–8 infralabials; 13–15 interorbitals; dorsal tubercles in 10–11 irregular longitudinal rows, in 24–26 para vertebral series; 21–24 scales across midbelly; 129–132 midventral scales; 4–5 precloacal pores in male, no femoral pores; 24–25 sub- digital lamellae under 4th toe; snout-vent length 48–51, tail length 72–76 mm [KHAN 2008] 
CommentName referes to the Indus and Saon rivers, near whose junction the type locality is situated. Figure 4 in KHAN (2003) doesn’t show T. indusoani as indicated but T. walli.

Type Species: Cyrtodactylus indusoani KHAN 1988 is the type species of the genus Indogekko. 
  • 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
  • Khan M S 1988. A new cyrtodactylid gecko from northwestern Punjab, Pakistan. Journal of Herpetology 22 (2): 241-243 - get paper here
  • Khan M S 1993. A new sandstone gecko from Fort Munro, Dera Ghazi Khan District, Punjab, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Zoology 25 (3) 1993: 217-221 - get paper here
  • Khan, M.S. 2003. Questions of generic designation of angular-toed geckos of Pakistan with descriptions of three new genera (Reptilia: Gekkonidae). J. nat. hist. Wildl. 2 (2): 1-9
  • Khan, M.S. 2003. Anmerkungen zur Morphologie, Verbreitung und den Habitatpräferenzen einiger pakistanischer Geckos. Sauria 25 (3): 35-47 [erratum in 25 (4): 27] - get paper here
  • Khan, M.S. 2003. CHECKLIST AND KEY TO THE LIZARDS OF PAKISTAN. Pakistan J. Zool. Suppl. Ser. (1): 1-25 - get paper here
  • Khan, Muhamad Sharif. 2008. Biology and distribution of geckos of genus Indogekko Khan, 2003 (Sauria: Gekkonidae). Russ. J. Herpetol. 15 (2):87-92 - get paper here
  • Khan, Muhammad Sharif 2005. An Overview of the Angular-toed Geckos of Pakistan (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Gekko 4 (2): 20-30
  • Krysko, K. L.; Rehman, H. & Auffenberg, K. 2007. A new species of Cyrtopodion (Gekkonidae: Gekkoninae) from Pakistan. Herpetologica 63 (1): 100-113 - 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
  • Youmans, Timothy M. & L. Lee Grismer 2006. A new species of Cyrtodactylus (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Seribuat Archipelago, West Malaysia. Herpetological Natural History 10 (1): 61-70
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