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Cnemaspis neangthyi GRISMER, GRISMER & CHAV, 2010

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesNeang Thy’s Rock Gecko 
SynonymCnemaspis neangthyi GRISMER, GRISMER & CHAV 2010
Cnemaspis neangthyi — GRISMER et al. 2014: 42 
DistributionCambodia (Pursat: NW Cardamom Mountains)

Type locality: outside the village of O’lakmeas, Pursat Province, Cambodia (12°19.433’N, 103°30.6059’E.  
TypesHolotype: LSUHC 8485, adult male, collected in June 2007 by JLG, LLG, CT, and Neang Thy at approximately 2030 h. Paratypes.—All paratypes (LSUHC 8478, 8515, 8516, 8517) were collected at the same locality in June 2007. 
EtymologyEtymology.—Named after Neang Thy of the Department of Nature Conservation and Pro- tection (DNCP) of Ministry of Environment, Cambodia for his important contributions to the herpetofauna of Cambodia and his untiring efforts and personal sacrifice to support conservation research in his country. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Grismer, J.L.; Grismer, L.L. & Chav T. 2010. New Species of Cnemaspis Strauch 1887 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Southwestern Cambodia. Journal of Herpetology 44 (1): 28–36 - get paper here
  • 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
  • WOOD, PERRY JR. L.; EVAN S.H. QUAH, SHAHRUL ANUAR M.S., MOHD ABDUL MUIN 2013. A new species of lowland karst dwelling Cnemaspis Strauch 1887 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from northwestern Peninsular Malaysia. Zootaxa 3691 (5): 538–558 - get paper here
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