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Hemidactylus somalicus PARKER, 1932

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Northern Somali Leaf-toed Gecko 
SynonymHemidactylus somalicus PARKER 1932: 344
Hemidactylus somalicus — LOVERIDGE 1947: 120
Hemidactylus somalicus — WERMUTH 1965: 84
Hemidactylus somalicus — KLUGE 1993
Hemidactylus somalicus — RÖSLER 2000: 87
Hemidactylus somalicus — LARGEN & SPAWLS 2010: 313 
DistributionN Somalia, Ethiopia

Type locality: Sol Haud, British Somaliland; 10°N 49°E, 3000 feet elevation, Somalia.  
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1931.7.20.143, male; paratypes: BMNH 
EtymologyNamed after its distribution in Somalia. 
  • Lanza, B. 1990. Amphibians and reptiles of the Somali Democratic Republic: check list and biogeography. Biogeographia, 14: 407-465 [1988] - get paper here
  • Largen, M.J.; Spawls, S. 2006. Lizards of Ethiopia (Reptilia Sauria): an annotated checklist, bibliography, gazetteer and identification. Tropical Zoology 19 (1): 21-109 - get paper here
  • Largen, M.J.; Spawls, S. 2010. Amphibians and Reptiles of Ethiopia and Eritrea. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 694 pp.
  • Loveridge, A. 1947. Revision of the African lizards of the family Gekkondiae. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 98: 1-469 - get paper here
  • Parker, H. W. 1942. The lizards of British Somaliland. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 91: 1—101 - get paper here
  • Parker,H.W. 1932. Two collections af amphibians and reptiles from British Somaliland. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1932: 335-367
  • 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
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