Südwest-Marokko.
Beschränkt auf trockene und halb-trockene Gebiete zwischen dem Hochatlas und dem Anti-Atlas, um Tamri im Norden bis Tiznit im Süden und das Souss-Tal im Osten. 

Art:

Acanthodactylus margaritae  TAMAR et al., 2017

Synonyme:

Acanthodactylus busacki  SALVADOR, 1982 (part.)

Typen:

Holotype: MNHN RA-2016.0105 (formerly BEV.9439, tissue sample in the BEV tissue collection, code T1176), adult male, collected on the 11th of February 2008 by P.-A. Crochet (Fig. 6). Paratypes. BEV.9440 (tissue sample code T1177, adult female, collected in the Ademine forest 1.6 km past the Agadir-Taroudant road towards Biougra, Morocco, 30.31579°N 9.36004°W, on the 11th of February 2008 by P.- A. Crochet); MCCI-R.560 (adult male, collected from between Inchaden and Tifnite, Morocco, 30.15°N, 9.59°W, on the 9th of May 1993 by R. Sindaco and N. Fedrighini); MCCI-R.561 (adult male, collected from Souss valley, outskirts of Biougra, Morocco, 30.21°N, 9.38°W, on the 9th of May 1993 by R. Sindaco and N. Fedrighini); MCCI- R.562 (sub-adult female, collected from Souss valley, outskirts of Biougra, Morocco, 30.21°N 9.38°W, on the 9th of May 1993 by R. Sindaco and N. Fedrighini).

Terra Typica:

500 m nordöstlich von Sidi Binzarne, ca. 3 km südöstlich von Sidi R’bat (Massa), Marokko, 30.0580°N, 9.6456°W (WGS84).


Relevante taxonomische Literatur:

  • Tamar, K. & Geniez, P. & Brito, J.P. & Crochet, P-A. (2017) -  Systematic revision of Acanthodactylus busacki (Squamata: Lacertidae) with a description of a new species from Morocco. -  Zootaxa, 4276 (3): 357-386.    

 
 
 
 
 

Acanthodactylus margaritae  © 2010 Mario Schweiger