Maps highlighting distinct regions of Tarentola 's geographic distribution, where all sampled specimens used in this study are represented. Each symbol corresponds to the mtDNA clades. Colours in map A correspond to the geographic distribution of several species of the genus Tarentola according to IUCN : the green colour corresponds to T. mauritanica; the light blue to T. boehmei; the red to T. deserti; the light purple to T. neglecta; and the dark purple to T. mindiae. The brown colour corresponds to the distribution of T. fascicularis according to the Reptile DataBase www.reptile-database.org. Regarding T. chazaliae, T. annularis and T. ephippiata the geographic ranges of all these species are given in [32, 33].