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Taxonomy of the family Gekkonidae
Bibliography of the genus Alsophylax
Biodiversity of the family Gekkonidae


Asian Lowland Pygmy Geckos, Asian Pygmy Geckos, Even-fingered Geckos, Stone Geckos, North Asian Geckos

Asiatische Tiefland-Geradfingergeckos

Asiatiske Lavlands-dværggekkoer

1843 Alsophylax Fitzinger (type species: Lacerta pipiens Pallas 1811)
Contents: 6 species, of which 3 (50.0%) are endemic.
Remarks: Previously included the genera Altiphylax and Bunopus.
Distribution: China (Gansu, Inner Mongolia, Ningxia, Xinjiang), Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan.

Alsophylax laevis

Smooth Pygmy Gecko

Glatter Geradfingergecko


1907 Alsophylax laevis Nikolsky 1905 [1907]
1964 Alsophylax kashkarovi Andrushko (Szczerbak & Golubev 1996)

Distribution: Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan.

Alsophylax loricatus

Armored Pygmy Gecko, Loricate Pygmy Gecko



1887 Alsophylax loricatus Strauch

Remarks: Previously included szczerbaki.
Distribution: Tajikistan, Uzbekistan.

Alsophylax pipiens

Caspian Pygmy Gecko, Squeaky Pygmy Gecko, Caspian Straight-fingered Gecko, Caspian Even-fingered Gecko

Kaspischer Geradfingergecko

Kaspisk Dværggekko

1811 Lacerta pipiens Pallas
Ascalabotes pipiens Lichtenstein 1823
Gymnodactylus pipiens Eichwald 1831
Alsophylax pipiens Fitzinger 1843
1856 Gymnodactylus atropunctatus Lichtenstein (Szczerbak & Golubev 1996)
1885 Alsophylax microtis Boulenger (The Reptile Database, viewed 7 October 2013)

Remarks: Afghan records refer to Altiphylax levitoni (Clark 1990).
Distribution: China (Gansu, Inner Mongolia, Ningxia, Xinjiang), Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Russia, Turkmenistan.

Alsophylax przewalskii

Chinese Pygmy Gecko, (Przewalski's Pygmy Gecko)

Chinesischer Geradfingergecko

Kinesisk Dværggekko

1887 Alsophylax przewalskii Strauch

Distribution: China (Gansu, Xinjiang).

Alsophylax szczerbaki

Turkmen Pygmy Gecko, (Szczerbak's Armored Pygmy Gecko)

Turkmenischer Geradfingergecko

Turkmensk Dværggekko

1979 Alsophylax loricatus szczerbaki Golubev & Sattarov
Alsophylax szczerbaki Jeremchenko & Panfilov 1999

Distribution: Turkmenistan.

Alsophylax tadjikiensis

Tajik Pygmy Gecko

Tadschikischer Geradfingergecko

Tadsjikisk Dværggekko

1979 Alsophylax laevis tadjikiensis Golubev
Alsophylax tadjikiensis Golubev 1984

Distribution: Tajikistan.