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Tarentola  Gray, 1825
Taxonomic Serial No.: 683021

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Wall Geckos [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                                  GenusTarentola Gray, 1825 – Wall Geckos  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Tarentola albertschwartzi Sprackland and Swinney, 1998  
                                     Species Tarentola americana (Gray, 1831)  
                                     Species Tarentola angustimentalis Steindachner, 1891  
                                     Species Tarentola annularis (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1827) – White-spotted Wall Gecko, Ringed Wall Gecko 
                                     Species Tarentola bischoffi Joger, 1984  
                                     Species Tarentola boehmei Joger, 1984  
                                     Species Tarentola boettgeri Steindachner, 1891  
                                     Species Tarentola caboverdianus Schleich, 1984  
                                     Species Tarentola chazaliae (Mocquard, 1895)  
                                     Species Tarentola crombiei Diaz and Hedges, 2008  
                                     Species Tarentola darwini Joger, 1984  
                                     Species Tarentola delalandii (Duméril and Bibron, 1836)  
                                     Species Tarentola deserti Boulenger, 1891  
                                     Species Tarentola ephippiata O'Shaughnessy, 1875  
                                     Species Tarentola gigas (Bocage, 1875)  
                                     Species Tarentola gomerensis Joger and Bischoff, 1983  
                                     Species Tarentola mauritanica (Linnaeus, 1758) – Moorish Wall Gecko, Moorish Gecko 
                                     Species Tarentola mindiae Baha El Din, 1997  
                                     Species Tarentola neglecta Strauch, 1895  
                                     Species Tarentola parvicarinata Joger, 1980  
                                     Species Tarentola rudis Boulenger, 1906  

  Expert: Aaron Bauer, Ph.D.  
  Notes: Professor, Gerald M. Lemole Endowed Chair in Integrative Biology   
  Reference for: Tarentola    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians ..., ed. 6.1, website (version 6.1)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Boundy, J., F. Burbrink, J. Campbell, B. Crother, K. de Quiroz, D. Frost, R. Highton, J. Iverson, F. Kraus, R. McDiarmid, J. Mendelson III, P. Meylen, R. Pyron, T. Reeder, M. Seidel, S. Tilley and D. Wake (Crother, B., ed.). Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians and Reptiles of North America North of Mexico, With Comments Regarding Confidence In Our Understanding. Edition 6.1, Last updated: 24 May 2011. Available at   
  Reference for: Tarentola, Wall Geckos [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada, draft (2004)   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2004) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Tarentola   

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