Chromosomes of Three Egyptian Lizards of the Family Gekkonidae(Squamata : Reptilia)
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Chromosomal analysis of the three Egyptian species of the family Gekkonidae (Hemidac-tylus turcicus, Ptychodactylus hasselquisti and Tarentola annularis) have been studied. The diploid chromosome number of the three species is 2n=44, 2n=40 and 2n=42 respectively. All the chromosomes of the former species are acrocentrics while the latter two species have acrocentrics and microchromosomes. No differences were observed in the sex chromosomes of both sexes. Comparison of the karyotypic data of these species had been discussed.
CYTOLOGIA 60(3), 233-242, 1995-09-25
Japan Mendel Society, International Society of Cytology