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Phrynocephalus vindumi GOLUBEV, 1998

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Agaminae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymPhrynocephalus ornatus vindumi GOLUBEV 1998
Phrynocephalus (Phrynocephalus) ornatus vindumi — BARABANOV & ANANJEVA 2007
Phrynocephalus ornatus vindumi — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008
Phrynocephalus (Microphrynocephalus) ornatus vindumi — SOLOVYEVA et al. 2014
Phrynocephalus vindumi — MACEY et al. 2018
Phrynocephalus vindumi — ANANJEVA et al. 2020 
DistributionIran, Afghanistan (eastern part of Kavir-i-Namak Desert in E Iran, along NE slopes of Kelat (Qalat) Range and Kayen Mountains to Iranian-Afghanistan border)

Type locality: “Iran, Khorasan Prov., 35 km. N of Gonabad on road to Torbat-E. Heydariyeh (ca. 34º49' N, 58º47' E), 850 m. elevation”.  
TypesHolotype: CAS 141200; paratypes: ZISP, NMBA, NMW, ZMMGU 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: Dorsal scales enlarge very gradually from flanks to mid-dorsal line, homogeneous; nasal shields in contact; no spinose scales on neck or back of head; both sides of fourth and outer aspect of third toes strongly fringed; three scales separate nasals from upper labials; two or three suborbital scales, none larger than adjacent scales; no dark-margmed dorsolateral stripe between fore and hind limbs. Tail 119-132 percent of snout-vent length (Anderson 1999: 93). 
  • ANANJEVA, NATALIA B.; KONSTANTIN D. MILTO, ANDREI V. BARABANOV, EVGENY A. GOLYNSKY 2020. An annotated type catalogue of amphibians and reptiles collected by Nikolay A. Zarudny in Iran and Middle Asia. Zootaxa 4722 (2): 101–128 - get paper here
  • BARABANOV, A.V. & N.B. ANANJEVA 2007. Catalogue of the available scientific species-group names for lizards of the genus Phrynocephalus Kaup, 1825 (Reptilia, Sauria, Agamidae). Zootaxa 1399: 1-56 - get paper here
  • Golubev, Michael 1998. A new subspecies of Phrynocephalus ornatus Boulenger (Reptilia: Agamidae) from eastern Iran, with a key to south-western and Middle-Asian Microphrynocephalids. Hamadryad 23 (2):162-168. - get paper here
  • MACEY, J. ROBERT;, JAMES A. SCHULTE II, NATALIA B. ANANJEVA, ERIK T. VAN DYKE, YUEZHAO WANG, NIKOLAI ORLOV, SOHEILA SHAFIEI,<br />MICHAEL D. ROBINSON, TATJANA DUJSEBAYEVA, GABRIEL S. FREUND, CLAYTON M. FISCHER, DAVID LIU & THEODORE J. PAPENFUSS 2018. A molecular phylogenetic hypothesis for the Asian agamid lizard genus Phrynocephalus reveals discrete biogeographic clades implicated by plate tectonics. Zootaxa 4467 (1): 001–081 - get paper here
  • Sindaco, R. & Jeremcenko, V.K. 2008. The reptiles of the Western Palearctic. Edizioni Belvedere, Latina (Italy), 579 pp. - get paper here
  • Solovyeva, E. N.; N. A. Poyarkov, E. A. Dunayev, R. A. Nazarov, V. S. Lebedev, and A. A. Bannikova 2014. Phylogenetic Relationships and Subgeneric Taxonomy of Toad-headed Agamas Phrynocephalus (Reptilia, Squamata, Agamidae) as Determined by Mitochondrial DNA Sequencing. Doklady Biological Sciences 455: 119–124. - get paper here
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