|Scientific Name:||Stenodactylus arabicus|
|Species Authority:||(Haas, 1957)|
Trigonodactylus arabicus Haas, 1957
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Al Johany, A.M.H., Els, J. & Wilms, T.|
|Reviewer(s):||Cox, N.A. & Bowles, P.|
This species is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide range and lack of significant threats.
|Range Description:||This species is present in Saudi Arabia, southern and central Oman and the United Arab Emirates. It is found from sea level to 500-600 m asl.|
Native:Oman; Saudi Arabia; Yemen
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|Population:||It occurs at very high densities.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It is a nocturnal ground gecko found in vast soft sandy areas (van der Kooij 2000). Arnold (1977) reports it from fine windblown sand, but that it is also found on firmer substrates.|
|Use and Trade:||There is no trade in this species.|
|Major Threat(s):||There appear to be no threats to this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||It is present in some protected areas.|
Arnold, E.N. 1977. Little-known geckoes (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from Arabia with descriptions of two new species from the Sultanate of Oman. The Scientific Results of the Oman Flora and Fauna Survey, 1975. Journal of Oman Studies, Special Report 1: 81-110.
Arnold, E.N. 1980. The scientific results of the Oman flora and fauna survey 1977 (Dhofar). The reptiles and amphibians of Dhofar, southern Arabia. Journal of Oman Studies Special Report 2: 273-332.
IUCN. 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2012.2). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 17 October 2012).
van der Kooij, J. 2000. The herpetofauna of the Sultanate of Oman. Part 2: The geckos. Podarcis 1(4): 105-120.
|Citation:||Al Johany, A.M.H., Els, J. & Wilms, T. 2012. Stenodactylus arabicus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 August 2015.|
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