Hemidactylus hajarensis

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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
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Gekkota
Infraordo: Gekkomorpha
Superfamilia: Gekkonoidea

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


  • Hemidactylus hajarensis Carranza & Arnold, 2012
Holotype: BMNH 2008.714, male collected in May 2011 by S. Carranza, E. Gómez-Díaz and F. Amat (MorphoBank M99903–M99917).
Type locality: Wadi Bani Khalid, 647 m, Eastern Hajar (North Oman), 22.61609’N 59.09371.
Etymology: The name is an adjective that refers to the mountain range where the species is found, the Hajar Mountains.


  • Hemidactylus persicus — Arnold, 1986: 419
  • Hemidactylus persicus — Leviton, Anderson, Adler and Minton, 1992: 38 (part.)
  • Hemidactylus persicus — van der Kooij, 2000: 112 (part.)
  • Hemidactylus persicus — Carranza and Arnold, 2006: 536
  • Hemidactylus persicus — Sindaco & Jeremcenko, 2008: 115 (part.)
  • Hemidactylus hajarensis Carranza & Arnold, 2012


  • 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