Hemidactylus inexpectatus

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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 inexpectatus

Name[edit]

  • Hemidactylus inexpectatus Carranza & Arnold, 2012
Holotype: BMNH 2008.711, male, collected on the 29th of October 2008 by S. Carranza, E.N. Arnold and S. Alrabiei (MorphoBank M100257–M100280).
Type locality: 2.5 km Southeast of Ar Rumayliyah, 20.3319’N 57.78989’E, elevation 65 m.
Etymology: The name refers to the unexpected finding of this distinct new species of Hemidactylus in this area of Central Oman.

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