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Cyrtodactylus auribalteatus SUMONTHA, PANITVONG & DEEIN, 2010

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesE: Golden-belted bent-toed gecko
Thai: Tuk-kai Plong-thong 
SynonymCyrtodactylus auribalteatus SUMONTHA, PANITVONG & DEEIN 2010 
DistributionThailand (Phitsanulok)

Type locality: Thailand, Phitsanulok Province, Thung Salaeng Luang National Park, Phra Wang Daeng Cave; 16o40’41”N 100o41’24”E, ca. 80 m a.s.l. approximately 25 m. from cave entrance  
TypesHolotype: THNHM 15901 (Thailand Natural History Museum), (Field number MS 360), adult male; , collected on 7 April 2008, ca. 19.30h by Gridsada Deein.
Paratypes. Chulalongkorn University Museum of Zoology, CUMZ-R-2009,6,24-1 (Field number MS 06), adult male; same locality as holotype, approximately 15 m. from cave entrance, collected on 7 April 2008, ca. 19.45 hours by Gridsada Deein. THNHM 15902 (Field number MS 211), adult female; same locality as holotype, approximately 40 m. from cave entrance, collected on 11 April 2008, ca. 10.17h by Gridsada Deein. 
CommentAbundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyThe specific epithet of this species is derived from Latin, aurum meaning ‘gold’, balteatus meaning ‘girdled or belted’, pertaining to golden belts of its coloration pattern. 
  • LUU, VINH QUANG; THOMAS CALAME, Truong QUang Nguyen, MICHAEL BONKOWSKI & THOMAS ZIEGLER 2015. A new species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the limestone forest of Khammouane Province, central Laos. Zootaxa 4058 (3): 388–402
  • LUU, VINH QUANG; Truong QUang Nguyen, MINH DUC LE, MICHAEL BONKOWSKI, THOMAS ZIEGLER 2016. A new species of karst-dwelling bent-toed gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Khammouane Province, central Laos. Zootaxa 4079 (1): 087–102
  • LUU, VINH QUANG;THOMAS CALAME, MICHAEL BONKOWSKI, TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN & THOMAS ZIEGLER 2014. A new species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Khammouane Province, Laos. Zootaxa 3760 (1): 054–066 - get paper here
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • Sumontha, M., Panitvong, N. & Deein, G. 2010. Cyrtodactylus auribalteatus (Squamata: Gekkonidae), a new cave- dwelling gecko from Phitsanulok Province, Thailand. Zootaxa 2370: 53–64 - get paper here
  • TRI, NGO VAN 2013. Cyrtodactylus dati, a new forest dwelling Bent-toed Gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from southern Vietnam. Zootaxa 3616 (2): 151–164 - get paper here
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