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Tarentola annularis

(Ringed Wall Gecko)

Common Names

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Common Names in English:

Ringed Wall Gecko

Taxonomy

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Synonyms

Ascalabotes aegyptiacus Fitzinger 1843: 102 • Gecko aegyptiacus Cuvier 1829 • Gecko annularis Geoffroy De St-Hilaire 1827 • Gecko savignyi Audouin 1827 • Platydactylus aegyptiacus Wagler 1830: 142 • Platydactylus aegyptiacus — DumÉril & Bibron 1836: 322 • Tarentola aegyptiaca Gray 1845: 165 • Tarentola annularis quadraticauda TORNIER 1905< /i> (Fide Kluge 1993) • Tarentola annularis quadricauda Tornier 1905 • Tarentola annularis — Boulenger 1885: 197 • Tarentola annularis — Kluge 1993 • Tarentola senegalensis Boulenger 1885: 414 • Tarentola< /i> (Sahelogecko) Annularis - Joger 1984

Notes

Name Status: Accepted Name .

Comment: Species has been confused with T. parvicarinata and T. ephippiata (in Mali). Rösler (1993) gives the year of description as 1809, WERMUTH (1965) as 1823. Not listed for USA by CROTHER 2000. Tarentola senegalensis BOULENGER 1885 has been synonymized with T. delalandii by LOVERIDGE 1947. The photo at http://www.gecko.force9.co.uk/annul.html shows Pachydactylus turneri (fide I. Kober, pers. comm. ). Named after the diminutive form (annul-) of Latin anus = ring .

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Tarentola

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 14 species and subspecies in this genus:

T. americana (American Wall Gecko) · T. angustimentalis (East Canary Gecko) · T. annularis (Ringed Wall Gecko) · T. boehmei (B?hme's Gecko) · T. boettgeri (Boettger's Wall Gecko) · T. darwini (Darwin's Wall Gecko) · T. delalandii (Tenerife Gecko) · T. deserti (Desert Wall Gecko) · T. ephippiata (African Wall Gecko) · T. gomerensis (Gomero Wall Gecko) · T. mauritanica (Moorish Wall Gecko) · T. mindiae (Qattara Gecko) · T. neglecta (Algerian Wall Gecko) · T. parvicarinata (Sierra Leone Wall Gecko)

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Contributors

Data Sources

Accessed through GBIF Data Portal February 27, 2008:

Identifiers

Last Revised: 2014-05-07