Cyrtodactylus australotitiwangsaensis GRISMER, WOOD JR, QUAH, ANUAR, MUIN, SUMONTHA, AHMAD, BAUER, WANGKULANGKUL, GRISMER & PAUWELS, 2012
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cyrtodactylus australotitiwangsaensis?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||Southern Titiwangsa Bent-toed Gecko|
|Synonym||Cyrtodactylus australotitiwangsaensis GRISMER, WOOD JR, QUAH, ANUAR, MUIN, SUMONTHA, AHMAD, BAUER, WANGKULANGKUL, GRISMER & PAUWELS 2012|
|Distribution||Peninsular 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. Map legend:
- Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.
NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
|Types||Holotype: 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.
|Etymology||The 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.|