Bavayia nubila BAUER, SADLIER, JACKMAN & SHEA, 2012
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Bavayia nubila?
|Higher Taxa||Diplodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Synonym||Bavayia nubila BAUER, SADLIER, JACKMAN & SHEA 2012|
|Distribution||S New Caledonia (Province Sud: Mt Vulcain, Mt Ouin, Mt. Dzumac)|
Type locality: Mt. Ouin, south face, 22° 00′ 51′′ S, 166° 27′ 39′′ E, 856 m elevation
|Types||Holotype: MNHN 2004.0028 (formerly AMS R148020), adult male, collected by R. Sadlier and G. Shea, 26 September 1995. Paratypes: AMS R165780, adult female, Mt. Ouin, 22° 01′ 33′′ S, 166° 28′ 32′′ E, 889 m elevation, collected by R. Sadlier and G. Shea, 26 December 2003; AMS R165816, adult fe- male, Mt. Dzumac, 1 km south of Ouinne River Track, 22° 02′ 15′′ S, 166° 27′ 47′′ E, 943 mm elevation, collected by R. Sadlier and G. Shea, 26 December 2003.|
|Etymology||The specific epithet nubila is Latin for cloudy, in reference to the large and irregular pale blotches on the dorsal surface of the new species, and in allusion to the omni- present cloud cover over the ranges of the type locality.|