Phrynocephalus scutellatus ( Olivier, 1807 ),

Šmíd, Jiří, Moravec, Jiří, Kodym, Petr, Kratochvíl, Lukáš, Yousefkhani, Seyyed Saeed Hosseinian, Rastegar-Pouyani, Eskandar & Frynta, Daniel, 2014, Annotated checklist and distribution of the lizards of Iran, Zootaxa 3855 (1), pp. 1-97: 11-12

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3855.1.1

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Phrynocephalus scutellatus ( Olivier, 1807 )
status

 

Phrynocephalus scutellatus ( Olivier, 1807) 

HOLOTYPE. MNHN 6947View Materials. 

TYPE LOCALITY. “Au pied de la montagne” [= Mt. Sophia , near Esfahan, Esfahan Prov., Iran]  .

DISTRIBUTION. Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan up to the Makran and Sulaiman Mountain ranges.

DISTRIBUTION IN IRAN. Fig. 19View FIGURES 14–19. 14. Widely distributed all over the central Iranian Plateau but not crossing the Zagros in the west and the Alborz in the north.

HABITAT. Flat gravel desert plains with very little vegetation. Avoids sandy or clayey substrates. Found up to 2300 m elevation ( Anderson 1999).

REMARKS. A single record from Kermanshah Prov. (USNM 69902) is most probably a misidentified animal. REFERENCES. Anderson (1999, 2000).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Reptilia

Order

Squamata

Family

Agamidae

Genus

Phrynocephalus