Cnemaspis rajabasa AMARASINGHE, HARVEY, RIYANTO & SMITH, 2015
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cnemaspis rajabasa?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Synonym||Cnemaspis rajabasa AMARASINGHE, HARVEY, RIYANTO & SMITH 2015|
|Distribution||Indonesia (S Sumatra)|
Type locality: near Sungai Tajur, Gunung (Mount) Rajabasa, Kabupaten Lampung Selatan, Provinsi Lampung, Sumatra, Indonesia (5°48’29’’S, 105°37’37’’E, datum 5 WGS84; 425 meters above sea level [m asl]).
|Types||Holotype: MZB 6595, adult female (field number ENS 7766), collected on 15 June 1996 by E.N. Smith (ENS) and M.B. Harvey (MBH).|
Paratypes.—An adult female (UTA R-61306, formerly MZB 6596, field number ENS 7767) with the same data as the holotype; three adult males (UTA R-61307, formerly MZB 6592, field number MBH 5543 and MZB 6593–6594, field numbers MBH 5544–5545) with same data as the holotype except collected at 430 m asl.
|Comment||Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).|
|Etymology||The specific epithet is an invariable noun in apposition and refers to Gunung (Mount) Rajabasa, the volcano inhabited by this species at the extreme Southern tip of Sumatra.|