Mangrove semaphore gecko

Mangrove semaphore gecko

Mangrove semaphore gecko

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Pristurus obsti

The mangrove semaphore gecko (Pristurus obsti ) is a species of lizard in the family Sphaerodactylidae. The species is endemic to Socotra Island.

Animal name origin

The specific name, obsti, is in honor of German herpetologist Fritz Jürgen Obst (1939–2018).

Distribution

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Biogeographical realms

P. obsti is only found on Socotra Island, which is part of Yemen

Mating Habits

P. obsti is oviparous.

References

1. Mangrove semaphore gecko Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mangrove_semaphore_gecko
2. Mangrove semaphore gecko on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/199736/9124081

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