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Kurdistan Leaf-toed Gecko (Asaccus kurdistanensis)

 

Class REPTILIA
Order SQUAMATA
Suborder SAURIA (Gekkota)
Family Gekkonidae
Name (Scientific) Asaccus kurdistanensis
Name (English) Kurdistan leaf-toed gecko

This species is endemic to Iran and has been recently described by Rastegar-Pouyani et al in 2006 (Torki and Sharifi 2007). The Ecology and Herpetology Torki Farhang Research Center initiated a program on this species and other reptiles and amphibians endemic to Iran.