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Cnemaspis matahari NASHRIQ, DAVIS, BAUER & DAS, 2022

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common Names 
SynonymCnemaspis matahari NASHRIQ, DAVIS, BAUER & DAS 2022 
DistributionMalaysia (Borneo)

Type locality: Serian, Sarawak, East Malaysia (Borneo)  
TypesHolotype: UNIMAS 9602, adult male collected by Hayden Davis and Izneil Nashriq on 5 August 2017 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: SVL up to 56 mm; 11–14 supralabials; 9–13 infralabials; 2–3 internasals; 5–9 postmentals; ventral scales keeled; adult males with a discontinuous row of 6–12 pore-bearing, precloacal scales with round pores arranged in a chevron, separated at midline by 2–4 poreless scales; paravertebral and lateral row of caudal tubercles present; ventrolateral caudal tubercles absent; caudal tubercles not encircling tail; subcaudals keeled, bearing an enlarged median row of keeled subcaudal scales; 2–7/2–7 (L/R) postcloacal tubercles on each side of tail base; no enlarged femoral or subtibial scales; submetatarsal scales of first toe enlarged; 24–31 fourth toe subdigital lamellae; faint Dusky Brown and Lavender caudal bands anteriorly, immaculate posteriorly; and regenerated tail Spectrum Yellow. (NASHRIQ et al. 2022) 
EtymologyThe epithet matahari is Malay for sun, in reference to the yellowish tint on the species. It is used as a noun in apposition. 
  • NASHRIQ, I., DAVIS, H. R., BAUER, A. M., & DAS, I. 2022. Three New Species of Cnemaspis (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from Sarawak, East Malaysia, Borneo. Zootaxa 5120 (1): 1–29 - get paper here
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