Acanthodactylus ahmaddisii

Acanthodactylus ahmaddisii

Acanthodactylus ahmaddisii, Jordanian fringe-fingered lizard

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Acanthodactylus ahmaddisii

Acanthodactylus ahmaddisii, also known commonly as the Jordanian fringe-fingered lizard, is a species of lizard in the family Lacertidae.

Animal name origin

The specific name, ahmaddisii, is in honor of Jordanian biologist Ahmad M. Disi.

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A. ahmaddisii is endemic to Jordan.

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The natural habitats of A. ahmaddisii are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.

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The Jordanian fringe-fingered lizard is threatened by habitat loss.

References

1. Acanthodactylus ahmaddisii Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acanthodactylus_ahmaddisii
2. Acanthodactylus ahmaddisii on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/61452/12488476

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