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Cyrtodactylus australotitiwangsaensis GRISMER, WOOD JR, QUAH, ANUAR, MUIN, SUMONTHA, AHMAD, BAUER, WANGKULANGKUL, GRISMER & PAUWELS, 2012

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesSouthern Titiwangsa Bent-toed Gecko 
SynonymCyrtodactylus australotitiwangsaensis GRISMER, WOOD JR, QUAH, ANUAR, MUIN, SUMONTHA, AHMAD, BAUER, WANGKULANGKUL, GRISMER & PAUWELS 2012 
DistributionPeninsular Malaysia (Pahang

Type locality: back road up to Fraser’s Hill, Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia (03° 43.1699 N, 101° 45.4789 E) at 1059 meters elevation.  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: ZRC 2.6979, adult male, collected on 27 August 2006 by L. Grismer. P. Wood, Jr., and T. Youmans.
Paratypes. Paratypes ZRC 2.6980 and LSUHC 8088–90 (adult female and adult males, respectively) have the same collection data as the holotype. Paratype LSUHC 6637 (adult male) was collected on 18 August 2004 by P. Wood, Jr., and T. Youmans at Genting Highlands, Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia (03° 25.2388 N, 101° 47.3300 E) at 1346 meters above sea level. 
Comment 
EtymologyThe specific epithet adjective australotitiwangsaensis is derived from the combination of the Latin australis meaning southern and the name of the mountain range, Titiwangsa, in which this species is endemic and refers to its occurrence in the southern portion of this range. 
References
  • GRISMER, L. LEE; PERRY L. WOOD, JR., EVAN S. H. QUAH, SHAHRUL ANUAR, MOHD. ABDUL MUIN, MONTRI SUMONTHA, NORHAYATI AHMAD, AARON M. BAUER, SANSAREEYA WANGKULANGKUL, JESSE L. GRISMER & OLIVIER S. G. PAUWELS 2012. A phylogeny and taxonomy of the Thai-Malay Peninsula Bent-toed Geckos of the Cyrtodactylus pulchellus complex (Squamata: Gekkonidae): combined morphological and molecular analyses with descriptions of seven new species. Zootaxa 3520: 1–55 - get paper here
  • GRISMER, L. LEE; PERRY L. WOOD, SHAHRUL ANUAR, EVAN S. H. QUAH, MOHD ABDUL MUIN, MAKETAB MOHAMED, CHAN KIN ONN, ALEXANDRA X. SUMARLI, ARIEL I. LOREDO, HEATHER M. HEINZ 2014. The phylogenetic relationships of three new species of the Cyrtodactylus pulchellus complex (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from poorly explored regions in northeastern Peninsular Malaysia. Zootaxa 3786 (3): 359–381 - get paper here
  • Kwet, Axel 2013. Liste der im Jahr 2012 neu beschriebenen Reptilien. Terraria-Elaphe 2013 (3): 52-67 - get paper here
 
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