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Cnemaspis rajabasa AMARASINGHE, HARVEY, RIYANTO & SMITH, 2015

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymCnemaspis rajabasa AMARASINGHE, HARVEY, RIYANTO & SMITH 2015 
DistributionIndonesia (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]). Map legend:
Type locality - Type locality.
TypesHolotype. 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. 
EtymologyThe 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. 
  • Amarasinghe, A.A. Thasun; Michael B. Harvey, Awal Riyanto, and Eric N. Smith 2015. A New Species of Cnemaspis (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from Sumatra, Indonesia. Herpetologica Jun 2015, Vol. 71, No. 2: 160-167. - get paper here
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