Tarentola boehmei


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Tarentola boehmei
Species Authority: Joger, 1984
Common Name(s):
English Böhme's Gecko

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Assessor(s): Joger, U., Slimani, T., El Mouden, H. & Geniez, P.
Reviewer(s): Stuart, S.N. & Cox, N. (Global Reptile Assessment)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is present in southwestern Morocco where it is found in Tazzarine, the south Anti-Atlas, the Draa Valley (from Ouarzazate) and Djebel Bani. It is also recently recorded from extreme northern Western Sahara (not mapped here) and is suspected to occur in Algeria.
Morocco; Western Sahara
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Population [top]

Population: It is locally abundant within its relatively restricted range.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is found in rocky and built-up areas such as cliffs, low walls, ruined buildings, towns and villages.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It appears to be adaptable to some habitat modification.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known if this species is present in any protected areas.

Citation: Joger, U., Slimani, T., El Mouden, H. & Geniez, P. 2006. Tarentola boehmei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 30 August 2015.
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