Phrynocephalus mystaceus (Pallas, 1776),

Jablonski, Daniel, Regan, John M., Holzheuser, Chace, Farooqi, Javeed, Basit, Abdul & Masroor, Rafaqat, 2019, Additional data to the herpetofauna of Afghanistan, Herpetozoa 32, pp. 177-193: 177

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/herpetozoa.32.e38171

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Phrynocephalus mystaceus (Pallas, 1776)
status

 

Phrynocephalus mystaceus (Pallas, 1776) 

Distribution in Afghanistan.

This species is currently known from only three provinces (Balkh, Faryab, Jowzjan) in northern Afghanistan ( Wagner et al. 2016). Clark (1990) mentioned this species as common.

Our records

( Fig. 2View Figure 2). Shor Tepah, Balkh (8 September 2011), one adult individual ( Fig. 4CView Figure 4) in sand dunes area near the Amu Darya River.

Remarks.

Our record is the northernmost for the species in Afghanistan, only 2000 m from the border with Uzbekistan.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Reptilia

Order

Squamata

Family

Agamidae

Genus

Phrynocephalus