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The Caspian bent-toed gecko, Cyrtopodion caspium, belonging to the family Gekkonidae; is nocturnal and its main habitats in Iran are along the Gorgan region of Mazandaran, from northern and eastern Khorasan, extending south to Sistan and west to Azerbaijan. In this study, which has been done in Moghan Steppe, Damghan and Sari populations; 48 specimens were collected at midnight by hand. Present study was conducted on the basis of morphologic, morphometric and meristic characters of subspecies Cyrtopodion caspium caspium. We show that Moghan population in Northwest of Iran is isolated from two other populations in northeast of Iran.