Cnemaspis amith MANAMENDRA-ARACHCHI, BATUWITA & PETHIYAGODA, 2007
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|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Synonym||Cnemaspis amith MANAMENDRA-ARACHCHI, BATUWITA & PETHIYAGODA 2007|
Type locality: “Ceylon” Map legend:
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|Types||Holotype: BMNH 220.127.116.116A (female), 32.0 mm SVL, ‘purchased from Dr. Kelaart, Ceylon’ (formerly a syntype of Gymnodactulus kandianus Kelaart, 1852).|
|Comment||Diagnosis Cnemaspis amith differs from its peninsular Indian and Sri Lankan congeners by a combination of the following characters. Maximum SVL 33.0 mm; paired postmentals separated by a medial scale; each postmental bounded by 2 scales; ventrals, 123–131; dorsal scales homogeneous, granular unkeeled, with enlarged tubercles; 5 spine-like tubercles on flanks; gular scales carinate, pectoral and abdominal scales smooth; 3 preanal pores and 3 femoral pores on each side; subcaudals with a median series of smooth, enlarged scales; supralabials to angle of jaws, 8; lamellae under digit IV of pes, 18 or 19. [from MANAMENDRA-ARACHCHI et al. 2007].|
|Etymology||The species-name is a patronym applied as a noun in apposition, honouring the late Dr Amith Munindradasa, co-author of Wickramasinghe &|
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