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Cyrtodactylus cryptus HEIDRICH, RÖSLER, THANH, BÖHME & ZIEGLER, 2007

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymCyrtodactylus cryptus HEIDRICH, RÖSLER, THANH, BÖHME & ZIEGLER 2007 
DistributionVietnam (Quang Binh), Laos (Khammouane)

Type locality: Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park, Quang Binh province, central Vietnam, in the limestone forest of U Bo at an elevation of ca. 520 m.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: ZFMK 86037, adult male, collected by Dang Ngoc Kien on 7 July 2006. 
Comment 
EtymologyThe name of the species derives from the Greek adjective kryptos (Latin cryptus) meaning “concealed”, “hidden”, because the new species had been overlooked previously. 
References
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