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Cyrtodactylus darevskii NAZAROV, POYARKOV, ORLOV, NGUYEN, MILTO, MARTYNOV, KONSTANTINOV & CHULISOV, 2014

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesDarevsky’s Bent-toed Gecko 
SynonymCyrtodactylus darevskii NAZAROV, POYARKOV, ORLOV, NGUYEN, MILTO, MARTYNOV, KONSTANTINOV & CHULISOV 2014 
DistributionLaos (Khammouane)

Type locality: environs of Na Phao Village, Boulapha District, Khammouane Province, Laos (17°34 ́57.1 ́ ́N, 105°44 ́37.3 ́ ́E; elevation 170 m a.s.l.)  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: ZMMU R-13980, Adult male (field number F185) collected on 18 June 2009 by Nikolai Orlov, Sang Ngoc Nguyen and Konstantin Milto.
Paratypes. Three adult males (ZMMU R-13981- 1; 13981-2 (FN 186, 187); ZIN 28247 (FN 256), two adult females (ZMMU 13981-3 (1999); ZIN 28248 (FN 188) and one subadult ZIN 28249 (FN 189). All members of the type series with the same collection data as the holotype. 
CommentAbundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyCyrtodactylus darevskii sp. nov. is named for the honor of the famous Russian herpe- tologist Ilya Sergeevich Darevsky (1924–2009). 
References
  • 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
  • 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
  • Nazarov, R.A.; N.A. Poyarkov Jr., N.L. Orlov, N.S. Nguyen, K.D. Milto, A.A. Martynov, E.L. Konstantinov and A.S. Chulisov 2015. A review of genus Cyrtodactylus (Reptilia: Sauria: Gekkonidae) in fauna of Laos with description of four new species. Труды Зоологического института РАН 318 (4): 391–423 [Proceedings of the Zoological Institute RAS 318(4):391-423, 2014]
 
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