Southeastern Iran, Southern Afghanistan, Western Pakistan and Oman (Muscat area). 

Species:

Acanthodactylus blanfordii  BOULENGER, 1918

Synonyms:

Acanthodactylus cantoris var. blanfordii  BOULENGER, 1918

Acanthodactylus cantoris blanfordii  SMITH, 1935

Acanthodactylus blanfordii  SALVADOR, 1982

Common names:

Blanford’s Fransenfingereidechse (German)
Blanford’s Fringe-fingered Lizard (English)

Types:

Syntypes: BMNH 1946.9.3.54-5 (Dash) etc.

Terra Typica:

Perse et Béloutchistan.


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Boulenger, G.A, (1918) -  Description of Acanthodactylus blanfordii. -  In: Boulenger, G.A. (ed.): Sur les lézards de genre Acanthodactylus Wiegm. – Extrait du Bulletin de la Societé zoologique de France, 43: 143-155.   

  • Harris, D.J. & Arnold, E.N. (2000) -  Elucidation of the relationships of spiny-footed lizards, Acanthodactylus spp. (Reptilia: Lacertidae) using mitochondrial DNA sequence, with comments on their biogeography and evolution. -  Journal of Zoology, London, 252 (3): 351-362.    

  • Tamar, K. & Carranza, S. & Sindaco, R. & Moravec, J. & Trape, J.-F. & Meiri, S. (2016) -  Out of Africa: Phylogeny and biogeography of the widespread genus Acanthodactylus (Reptilia: Lacertidae).  -  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 103: 6-18.