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Tarentola angustimentalis STEINDACHNER, 1891

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Canary Wall Gecko, East Canary Gecko
G: Kanarischer Mauergecko 
SynonymTarentola (Tarentola) angustimentalis STEINDACHNER 1891: 144
Tarentola mauritanica var. angustimentalis — WERNER 1913: 2
Tarentola angustimentalis — KLUGE 1993
Tarentola (Tarentola) angustimentalis — RÖSLER 1995: 156
Tarentola angustimentalis — SPEYBROECK et al. 2020 
DistributionCanary Islands (Fuerteventura, Lobos, Lanzarote, La Graciosa, Alegranza, Roque del Este) [Spain]

Type locality: “Allegranza, Graciosa, und Fuerteventura, östliche Gruppe der Canaren-Inseln.”  
TypesSyntypes: NMW 17942:1-4 
CommentNot listed by Engelmann et al. (1993).

Synonymy: Listed as a synonym of Tarentola mauritanica mauritanica by WERMUTH 1965: 180 and others, following LOVERIDGE 1947. 
  • Bischoff, W. 1984. Bemerkungen über die endemische Echsenfauna der Kanarischen Inseln. Sauria 6 (2): 5-11 - get paper here
  • Bischoff, W. 1985. Die Herpetofauna der Kanarischen Inseln. II. Die Geckos der Gattung Tarentola. Herpetofauna 7 (35): 27-34 - get paper here
  • Carranza, S., Arnold, E. Nicholas; Mateo, J. A. and L. F. López-Jurado 2000. Long-distance colonization and radiation in gekkonid lizards, Tarentola (Reptilia: Gekkonidae), revealed by mitochondrial DNA sequences. Proc. R. Soc. London B 267: 637-649 - get paper here
  • Harris, D. James; Vasco Batista, Petros Lymberakis and Miguel A. Carretero 2004. Complex estimates of evolutionary relationships in Tarentola mauritanica (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) derived from mitochondrial DNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 30 (3): 855-859 - get paper here
  • Joger U 1984. Taxonomische Revision der Gattung Tarentola (Reptilia: Gekkonidae). Bonner Zoologische Beiträge 35 (1-3): 129-174 - get paper here
  • Krefft, G. 1949. Beobachtungen an kanarischen Inseleidechsen. 2. Tarentola mauritanica angustimentalis. Wochenschrift F. Aquar.- Terr. Kunde 3 (43): 66-68
  • Loveridge, A. 1947. Revision of the African lizards of the family Gekkondiae. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 98: 1-469 - get paper here
  • Nogales M., M. López, J. Jiménez-Asensio, J. M. Larruga, M. Hernández, and P. González 1998. Evolution and biogeography of the genus Tarentola (Sauria: Gekkonidae) in the Canary Islands, inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequences. J. Evol. Biol. 11: 481–494 - get paper here
  • Rösler, Herbert 1995. Geckos der Welt - Alle Gattungen. Urania, Leipzig, 256 pp.
  • Sindaco, R. & Jeremcenko, V.K. 2008. The reptiles of the Western Palearctic. Edizioni Belvedere, Latina (Italy), 579 pp. - get paper here
  • Speybroeck, Jeroen; Wouter Beukema, Christophe Dufresnes, Uwe Fritz, Daniel Jablonski, Petros Lymberakis, Iñigo Martínez-Solano, Edoardo Razzetti, Melita Vamberger, Miguel Vences, Judit Vörös0, Pierre-André Crochet 2020. Species list of the European herpetofauna – 2020 update by the Taxonomic Committee of the Societas Europaea Herpetologica.. Amphibia-Reptilia 41: 139-189 - get paper here
  • Steindachner, F. 1891. Über einige neue und seltene Reptilien und Amphibien. Anz. Akad. Wiss. Wien 28: 141-144 - get paper here
  • Werner, F. 1913. Neue oder seltene Reptilien und Frösche des Naturhistorischen Museums in Hamburg. Reptilien der Ostafrika-Expedition der Hamburger Geographischen Gesellschaft 1911/12. Leiter: Dr. E. Obst. Reptilien und Amphibien von Formosa. Jb. Hamb. wiss. Anst., 30 [1912], 2. Beiheft: 1-39, 40-45, 45-51 - get paper here
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