You are here » home advanced search search results Cnemaspis bidongensis

Cnemaspis bidongensis GRISMER, WOOD, AHMAD, SUMARLI, VAZQUEZ, ISMAIL, NANCE, MOHD-AMIN, OTHMAN, RIZAIJESSIKA, KUSS, MURDOCH & COBOS, 2014

Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cnemaspis bidongensis?

Add your own observation of
Cnemaspis bidongensis »

We have no photos, try to find some by Google images search: Google images

Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Pulau Bidong Rock Gecko
Malay: Cicak Batu Pulau Bidong 
SynonymCnemaspis bidongensis GRISMER, WOOD, AHMAD, SUMARLI, VAZQUEZ, ISMAIL, NANCE, MOHD-AMIN, OTHMAN, RIZAIJESSIKA, KUSS, MURDOCH & COBOS 2014
Cnemaspis bidongensis — GRISMER et al. 2014: 124 
DistributionPeninsular Malaysia (Pulau Bidong)

Type locality: Pulau Bidong, Terengganu, Peninsular Malaysia (5°37.201’ N 103°03.244’ E; 49 m elevation Map legend:
Type locality - Type locality.
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: LSUHC 11455, adult female, collected on 26 August 2013 by Jacob A. Chan at 2200 hrs.
Paratype. Adult males (LSUHC 11447, 11452–54) and adult female LSUHC 11451 bear the same data as the holotype except they were collected between 1800 and 2400 hrs. 
CommentDiagnosis. Cnemaspis bidongensis sp. nov. differs from all other Southeast Asian species of Cnemaspis in having the unique combination of adult males reaching at least 56.1 mm SVL, adult females reaching 58.1 mm SVL; nine or 10 supralabials; 7–9 infralabials; enlarged, elongate mental scale; keeled ventrals; no precloacal pores; moderately prominent, randomly arranged, dorsal tubercles; 21–26 paravertebral tubercles; no tubercles on lower flanks caudal tubercles encircling tail; no tubercles in lateral caudal furrows; ventrolateral caudal tubercles present anteriorly; subcaudals keeled; a median row of enlarged, keeled subcaudals; one or two postcloacal tubercles on each side; no enlarged femoral, subtibial, or submetatarsal scales; subtibials keeled; 26–30 subdigital lamellae on fourth toe; dark and light caudal bands distinct in both sexes; and no dark mottling on lateral portions of belly. These differences are summarized across all species of the C. kendallii species group in Table 1 and all across Southeast Asian species in Wood et al. (2013:Table 4) and GRISMER et al. 2014 (Tables 6,7). 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
References
  • Goldberg, S. R., C. R. Bursey and L. L. Grismer 2016. Cnemaspis bidongensis (Pulau Bidong Rock Gecko) endoparasites. Herpetological Review 47(3): 462.
  • GRISMER, L. LEE; PERRY JR L. WOOD, SHAHRUL ANUAR, AWAL RIYANTO, NORHAYATI AHMAD, MOHD A. MUIN, MONTRI SUMONTHA, JESSE L. GRISMER, CHAN KIN ONN, EVAN S. H. QUAH, OLIVIER S. A. PAUWELS 2014. Systematics and natural history of Southeast Asian Rock Geckos (genus Cnemaspis Strauch, 1887) with descriptions of eight new species from Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia. Zootaxa 3880 (1): 001–147 - get paper here
  • GRISMER, L. LEE; PERRY L. WOOD, JR., AMIRRUDIN B. AHMAD, ALEXANDRA S.-I. SUMARLI, JESSIKA J. VAZQUEZ, LUKMAN H. B. ISMAIL, RONALD NANCE, MUHAMMAD AFIF B. MOHD-AMIN, MOHAMAD N. A. B. OTHMAN, SYED A. RIZAIJESSIKA, MARIA KUSS, MATTHEW MURDOCH, ANTHONY C 2014. A new species of insular Rock Gecko (Genus Cnemaspis Strauch, 1887) from the Bidong Archipelago, Terengganu, Peninsular Malaysia. Zootaxa 3755 (5): 447–456 - get paper here
 
External links  
Is it interesting? Share with others:

As link to this species use URL address:

http://reptile-database.reptarium.cz/species?genus=Cnemaspis&species=bidongensis

without field 'search_param'. Field 'search_param' is used for browsing search result.



Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator