Cyrtodactylus eisenmanae NGO VAN TRI, 2008
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cyrtodactylus eisenmanae?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||E: Eisenman’s bent-toed gecko|
Vietnamese: “Than lan chân ngón Eisenman”
|Synonym||Cyrtodactylus eisenmani NGO VAN TRI 2008|
Cyrtodactylus eisenmanae — GEISSLER et al. 2009
Cyrtodactylus eisenmani — SANG et al. 2009
Cyrtodactylus eisenmanse — GRISMER et al. 2017 (in error)
|Distribution||SW Vietnam (Kien Giang Province)|
Type locality: Hon Son Island, Lai Son commune, Kien Hai district, Kien Giang Province, Southwestern Vietnam (09°47.994’N 104°37.424’E), ca. 200 m in elevation. Map legend:
- Type locality.
- 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: UNS, Zoological Collection of Faculty of Biology, University of Natural Sciences (UNS): UNS 0244, an adult male; collected by Ngo Van Tri on 24 March 2006.|
|Etymology||The specific epithet is derived from the name of Dr. Stephanie Eisenman, Director of World Wildlife of Fund in the United States of America, who has greatly contributed to wildlife conservation around the world. Some local people call this animal “Than lan hang đá” which means gecko from a rocky cave. Because Dr. Eisenman is a woman the name has been emended to eisenmanae according to ICZN rules.|
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