Species page Acanthodactylus taghitensis

Taghit Fringe-fingered Lizard
Acanthodactylus taghitensis Geniez and Foucart, 1995

By Gabriel Martínez del Mármol

Updated: 24/03/2020

Taxonomy: Lacertoidea | Lacertidae | Acanthodactylus | Acanthodactylus taghitensis

Adult. Tinduf (Algeria). Photo: © David Donaire


  Acanthodactylus taghitensis

Distribution map of Acanthodactylus taghitensis
in Morocco (it has been found in Mauritania, 5kms to the Moroccan border, but its presence in Moroocco has not been confirmed yet).


The parts 1) Phylogenetic frame, 2) Description, 3) Ecology and habits and 4) Distribution, habitat and abundance are being made.


  • Martínez del Mármol, G., Harris, D.J., Geniez, P., de Pous, P., Salvi, D. 2019. Amphibians and Reptiles of Morocco. Frankfurt, Germany, Edition Chimaira. 478 pp.

To cite www.morocoherps.com en as a whole:
Martínez, G., León, R., Jiménez-Robles, O., González De la Vega, J.P., Gabari, V., Rebollo, B., Sánchez-Tójar, A., Fernández-Cardenete, J.R., Gállego, J. (Eds.). Moroccoherps. Amphibians and Reptiles of Morocco and Western Sahara. Available from www.moroccoherps.com