Cnemaspis phillipsi MANAMENDRA-ARACHCHI, BATUWITA & PETHIYAGODA, 2007
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cnemaspis phillipsi?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Synonym||Cnemaspis phillipsi MANAMENDRA-ARACHCHI, BATUWITA & PETHIYAGODA 2007|
Type locality: Gammaduwa Estate, Gammaduwa near Rattota,
Matale District, 07º34’N, 80º42’ E, 760 m elevation Map legend:
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- Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.
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|Types||Holotype: WHT 7248 (male), 33.5 mm SVL|
|Comment||Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).|
|Etymology||The species name is a patronym, Latinized in the possessive singular case, honouring W. W. A. Phillips (1892–1981), who apparently collected the first specimens of this species from his tea plantation at Gammaduwa, subsequently identified by P. E. P. Deraniyagala (1953) as C. jerdonii scalpensis.|
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