Cyrtopodion gastrophole

Cyrtopodion gastrophole, also known commonly as the Farsian spider gecko, Werner's spider gecko, or Werner's bent-toed gecko, is a species of gecko, a lizard in the family Gekkonidae. The species is endemic to southcentral Iran.[2]

Cyrtopodion gastrophole
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Gekkonidae
Genus: Cyrtopodion
C. gastrophole
Binomial name
Cyrtopodion gastrophole
(F. Werner, 1917)
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  • Gymnodactylus gastropholis
    F. Werner, 1917
  • Agamura gastropholis
    Minton, 1966
  • Cyrtodactylus gastropholis
    S. Anderson, 1968
  • Cyrtopodion gastropholis
    Leviton et al., 1992
  • Cyrtopodion gastrophole
    — S. Anderson, 1999


  1. ^ Anderson, S.C. (2009). "Cyrtopodion gastrophole". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2009: e.T164591A5910743. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2009.RLTS.T164591A5910743.en. Retrieved 18 November 2021.
  2. ^ a b Cyrtopodion gastrophole at the Reptile Database. Accessed 22 March 2018.

Further readingEdit

  • Minton SA Jr (1966). "A Contribution to the Herpetology of West Pakistan". Bull. American Mus. Nat. Hist. 134: 29–184. (Agamura gastropholis, new combination).
  • Werner F (1917). "Reptilien aus Persien (Provinz Fars) ". Verhandlungen der kaiserlich-königlichen zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 67: 191–220. (Gymnodactylus gastropholis, new species, pp. 194–196). (in German).