Cyrtodactylus auribalteatus SUMONTHA, PANITVONG & DEEIN, 2010
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cyrtodactylus auribalteatus?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||E: Golden-belted bent-toed gecko |
Thai: Tuk-kai Plong-thong
|Synonym||Cyrtodactylus auribalteatus SUMONTHA, PANITVONG & DEEIN 2010|
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
|Types||Holotype: 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.
|Comment||Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).|
|Etymology||The 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.|