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Hemidactylus klauberi SCORTECCI, 1948

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common Names 
SynonymHemidactylus klauberi SCORTECCI 1948: 51
Hemidactylus klauberi — WERMUTH 1965: 77
Hemidactylus klauberi — KLUGE 1993
Hemidactylus klauberi — RÖSLER 2000: 86
Hemidactylus klauberi — RÖSLER 2015 

Type locality: Gelib, Somaliland.  
TypesHolotype: nondesignated (fide DE LISLE et al. 2013) 
EtymologyNamed after Laurence Monroe Klauber, (1883-1968) American herpetologist. Short biography in Lovich et al. (2008). 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Lanza, B. 1990. Amphibians and reptiles of the Somali Democratic Republic: check list and biogeography. Biogeographia, 14: 407-465 [1988] - get paper here
  • Lisle, H.F. de; Nazarov, R.A.; Raw, L.R.G. & Grathwohl, J. 2013. Gekkota: a catalogue of recent species. [type catalogue] Privately published, 387 pp.
  • Lovich, K.; Mahrdt, C.R. & Beaman, K.R 2008. A Curator and His Rattlesnakes: The History of Laurence Monroe Klauber at the San Diego Zoo. In: Hayes et al. (eds), The biology of rattlesnakes. Loma Linda University Press, pp. 25-38
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Rösler, Herbert 2015. Bemerkungen über einige Geckos der Zoologischen Staatssammlung München. Gekkota, Suppl. (2): 3-54
  • Scortecci, G. 1948. Un nuovo Hemidactylus della Somalia. Bollettino dei Musei e degli Istituti Biologici dell’Università di Genova, 22:51-55
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