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Novel Records of Hemidactylus turcicus (L., 1758) (Squamata: Gekkonidae) at the Turkish Black Sea Coast, with Notes on Its Morphology

Ufuk Bülbül, Halime Koç, Engin Zaman

Abstract


The locality records of the Turkish gecko (Hemidactylus turcicus) whose inhabited locations from Black Sea coast of Turkey was not clearly specified in the literature were provided in the present study. The lizards were caught from three provinces (Zonguldak, Sinop, and Trabzon). The pholidolial and morphometric characters and color-pattern features of the specimens were found similar to the specimens of H. turcicus reported in the literature.

Keywords


distribution; pholidosis; gekkonid lizard; morphometric

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2020-27-5-291-295

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