Hemidactylus endophis

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Gekkonoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Gekkota
Infraordo: Gekkomorpha
Superfamilia: Gekkonoidea

Familia: Gekkonidae
Subfamilia: Gekkoninae
Genus: Hemidactylus
Species: Hemidactylus endophis

Name[edit]

  • Hemidactylus endophis Carranza & Arnold, 2012
Holotype: BMNH 1976.1323, male, lodged in the gullet of a Platyceps rhodorachis (BMNH85.11.7.16) labeled as “Muscat”, collected by A.S.G. Jayakar (MorphoBank M101997–M102030).
Type locality: "Muscat" (Oman).
Etymology: From the classical Greek prefix endŏ- meaning inside, and ŏphis, a snake.

References[edit]

  • Carranza, S.; Arnold, E.N. 2012: A review of the geckos of the genus Hemidactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Oman based on morphology, mitochondrial and nuclear data, with descriptions of eight new species. Zootaxa 3378: 1–95. Preview Reference page