Taxonomy and Distribution of Pseudotrapelus (Agamidae, Sauria) in Jordan

Daniel Melnikov, Ekaterina Melnikova, Dmitry Bondarenko, Zuhair S. Amr

Abstract


New information on distribution of P. sinaitus and P. aqabensis in Jordan based on morphological and molecular data is presented. P. sinaitus is widely distributed though all of Jordan, P. aqabensis live only in Aqaba vicinity.

Keywords


Squamata; Acrodonta; Agamidae; Pseudotrapelus; Jordan

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2019-20-%25s-213-216

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