Cnemaspis menikay MANAMENDRA-ARACHCHI, BATUWITA & PETHIYAGODA, 2007
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cnemaspis menikay?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Synonym||Cnemaspis menikay MANAMENDRA-ARACHCHI, BATUWITA & PETHIYAGODA 2007|
Type locality: Ihala- Kalugala, Allauwa, Kegalle District, Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka, 07°15’N, 80°16’E, 300m elevation. Map legend:
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|Types||Holotype: WHT 7219, (male), 26.8 mm SVL, coll. S. Batuwita, 19 April, 2006|
|Comment||Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).|
|Etymology||The species name is a transliteration of the Sinhala word for jewel or gem, an object of great value, a term of endearment by which women are sometimes addressed; applied here as a noun in apposition.|
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