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








Genus
Microgecko

Southwest Asian Dwarf Geckos

Südwestasiatische Zwerggeckos

Sydvestasiatiske Dværggekkoer

1907 Microgecko Nikolsky (type species: Microgecko helenae Nikolsky 1907)
Contents: 9 species, of which 7 (77.8%) are endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of Tropiocolotes by some authors (e.g., Golubev 1984; Szczerbak & Golubev 1996).
Distribution: India (Rajasthan), Iran, Iraq, Pakistan.

Microgecko chabaharensis

Chabahar Dwarf Gecko

Chabahar-Zwerggecko

Chabahar-dværggekko

2016 Microgecko chabaharensis Gholamifard, Rastegar-Pouyani, Rastegar-Pouyani, Khosravani, Yousefkhani & Oraei

Distribution: Iran.


Microgecko depressus

Mountain Dwarf Gecko, Flat Dwarf Gecko, (Low Lying Gecko)

Gebirgs-Zwerggecko

Bjerg-dværggekko

1965 Tropiocolotes depressus Minton & Anderson
Asiocolotes depressus Kluge 1991
Microgecko depressus Sindaco & Jeremchenko 2008

Distribution: Pakistan.


Microgecko fasciatus

Northern Banded Dwarf Gecko

Nördlicher Gebänderter Zwerggecko

Nordlig Båndet Dværggekko

1972 Tropiocolotes helenae fasciatus Schmidtler & Schmidtler
Microgecko helenae fasciatus Kluge 1991
Microgecko fasciatus Jablonski, Benovics, Vorel, Mohammed & Afrasiab 2020

Remarks: Previously regarded as a subspecies of helenae. Raised to species status by Jablonski, Benovics, Vorel, Mohammed & Afrasiab (2020).
Distribution: Iran, Iraq.





Microgecko helenae

Southern Banded Dwarf Gecko, Khuzestan Dwarf Gecko

Südlicher Gebänderter Zwerggecko

Sydlig Båndet Dværggekko

1907 Microgecko helenae Nikolsky 1905 [1907]
Tropiocolotes helenae Mertens 1956

Remarks: Previously included fasciatus. Records of from Pakistan (e.g., Mertens 1969, Minton 1966) refer to M. persicus euphorbiacola (Minton, Anderson & Anderson 1970).
Distribution: Iran.


Microgecko laki

Lorestan Dwarf Gecko

Lorestan-Zwerggecko

Lorestan-dværggekko

2020 Microgecko laki Torki

Distribution: Iran.





Microgecko latifi

Kirman Dwarf Gecko, (Latifi's Dwarf Gecko, Latifi's Sand Gecko)

Kirman-Zwerggecko

Kirman-dværggekko

1972 Tropiocolotes latifi Leviton & Anderson
Microgecko latifi Kluge 1991

Distribution: Iran.


Microgecko persicus

Persian Dwarf Gecko, Persian Banded Gecko

Persischer Zwerggecko

Persisk Dværggekko

1903 Alsophylax persicus Nikolsky
Bunopus persicus Anderson 1963
Tropiocolotes persicus Minton, Anderson & Anderson 1970
Microgecko persicus Kluge 1991
1970 Tropiocolotes persicus bakhtiari Minton, Anderson & Anderson
Microgecko persicus bakhtiari Kluge 1991
1970 Tropiocolotes persicus euphorbiacola Minton, Anderson & Anderson
Microgecko persicus euphorbiacola Kluge 1991

Other common names:
bakhtiari: Bakhtiari Persian Dwarf Gecko
euphorbiacola: Sind Dwarf Gecko, Spurge Persian Dwarf Gecko
Distribution: India (Rajasthan), Iran, Pakistan.


Microgecko tanishpaensis

Balochistan Dwarf Gecko, Tanishpa Dwarf Gecko

Balochistan-Zwerggecko

Balochistan-dværggekko

2020 Microgecko tanishpaensis Masroor, Khisroon, Khan & Jablonski

Distribution: Pakistan.





Microgecko varaviensis

Mount Varavi Dwarf Gecko

Varavi-Zwerggecko

Varavi-dværggekko

2019 Microgecko varaviensis Gholamifard, Rastegar-Pouyani & Rastegar-Pouyani

Distribution: Iran.