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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymCnemaspis aceh ISKANDAR, MCGUIRE & AMARASINGHE 2017 
DistributionIndonesia (Sumatra: Aceh)

Type locality: Krueng Teunom, Sarah Raya Village, Aceh Jaya, Aceh, Indonesia, 67 m (4°40’ 07’’ N, 96°00’ 32’’ E), Map legend:
Type locality - Type locality.
TypesHolotype. MZB 12998, Female, , SVL 30.7 mm, collected on 18 July 2007 by M. Kamsi. 
CommentHabitat: primary rain forests. The holotype was found in a crevice on a tree trunk during daytime.

Abundance: only known from the type specimen (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyThe specific epithet refers to the region inhabited by this species, Aceh, the northernmost province of Sumatra Island, Indonesia, formed here as an invariable noun in apposition. 
  • Iskandar, Djoko T.; Jimmy A. McGuire, and A. A. Thasun Amarasinghe 2017. Description of Five New Day Geckos of Cnemaspis kandiana Group (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from Sumatra and Mentawai Archipelago, Indonesia. Journal of Herpetology 51 (1): 142-153 - get paper here
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
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