On Asaccus elisae (F. Werner, 1895) (Sauria: Gekkonidae) Specimens Collected from the Vicinity of Harran, Şanliurfa in Southeast Turkey

İbrahim Baran, Yusuf Kumlutaş, Çetin Ilgaz, Oğuz Türkozan, Aziz Avcı

Abstract


In this study, Asaccus elisae specimens, which were caught from Harran, Vilayet Şanlıurfa in SE Turkey was examined in terms of morphological features, pholidosis properties, coloration and pattern. Specimens collected from Harran were compared with specimens from Birecik (Turkey), Iraq, Syria and Iran with regard to literature.

Keywords


Asaccus elisae; Harran; morphology; distribution

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2019-10-%25s-7-10

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