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Stenodactylus stenurus WERNER, 1899

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common Names 
SynonymStenodactylus stenurus WERNER 1899: 16
Stenodactylus stenurus — KRATOCHVIL et al. 2001
Stenodactylus stenurus — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008
Stenodactylus stenurus — FUJITA & PAPENFUSS 2011 
DistributionNE Algeria, Tunisia and NW Libya

Type locality: "Meraier" (= Meraieur), north of Touggourt, Algeria [= Tuggourth, fide TIEDEMANN et al. 1994]  
TypesSyntype: NMW 17281:1 
CommentSynonymy: S. stenurus has been synonymized with S. petrii by LOVERIDGE 1947 but is treated as a valid species by more recent authors. 
  • Bauer, Aaron M.; Jonathan C. DeBoer , Dylan J. Taylor 2017. Atlas of the Reptiles of Libya. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. 64 (8): 155-318 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Fujita, Matthew K. and Theodore J. Papenfuss 2011. Molecular systematics of Stenodactylus (Gekkonidae), an Afro-Arabian gecko species complex. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 58 (1): 71-75 - get paper here
  • Kratochvil, L.; Frynta, D. & Moravec, J. 2001. A third Stenodactylus in Africa: Return of the forgotten Stenodactylus stenurus. Israel J. Zool. 47 (2): 99-109 - get paper here
  • Loveridge, A. 1947. Revision of the African lizards of the family Gekkondiae. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 98: 1-469 - get paper here
  • Sindaco, R. & Jeremcenko, V.K. 2008. The reptiles of the Western Palearctic. Edizioni Belvedere, Latina (Italy), 579 pp. - get paper here
  • Werner, F. 1899. Allerlei aus dem Kriechtierleben in Käfig Il. Der Zoologische Garten 40: 12-24. - get paper here
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