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Tarentola parvicarinata JOGER, 1980

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Sierra Leone Wall Gecko 
SynonymTarentola parvicarinata JOGER 1980
Tarentola (Sahelogecko) parvicarinata JOGER 1984
Tarentola parvicarinata — KLUGE 1993
Tarentola (Sahelogecko) parvicarinata — RÖSLER 2000: 117
Tarentola parvicarinata — TRAPE, CHIRIO & TRAPE 2012 
DistributionW Mali, Sierra Leone, N Guinea (Conakry), S Mauritania, Western Sahara, E Senegal

Type locality: Chutes do Félou near Médina,West- Mali, leg. J. & U. JOGER, Mar. 1978: 1 paratype ZMH R04306 (formerly ZFMK 19967).  
TypesHolotype: ZFMK 22157. Paratypes: ZFMK, BMNH, MNHN, USNM, MHNG, LBUM, IFAN, CAS and GNHM, MRAC, HLMD RA-1679, ZMB 79564 
CommentSimilar species: has been confused with T. annularis and T. ephippiata (in Mali).

Distribution: Not in Morocco but found close to the border, hence possibly in Morroco too (Martínez et al. 2019, and pers. comm. 18 Jan 2021). 
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  • Geniez, P.; Mateo, J.A.; Geniez, M. & Pether, J. 2004. The amphibians and reptiles of the Western Sahara (former Spanish Sahara) and adjacent regions. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 228 pp. [reviewed in Reptilia GB 44: 81]
  • Joger U 1984. Taxonomische Revision der Gattung Tarentola (Reptilia: Gekkonidae). Bonner Zoologische Beiträge 35 (1-3): 129-174 - get paper here
  • Joger, U. 1980. Eine neue Art der Gattung Tarentola (Sauria: Gekkonidae) aus Westafrika. Amphibia-Reptilia 1: 137-147 - get paper here
  • Padial, J. M. 2006. COMMENTED DISTRIBUTIONAL LIST OF THE REPTILES OF MAURITANIA (WEST AFRICA). Graellsia, 62(2): 159-178 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Trape, J.F.; Trape, S. & Chirio, L. 2012. Lézards, crocodiles et tortues d'Afrique occidentale et du Sahara. IRD Orstom, 503 pp. - get paper here
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