Cyrtodactylus feae (BOULENGER, 1893)
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cyrtodactylus feae?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Synonym||Gymnodactylus feae BOULENGER 1893: 313|
Gymnodactylus feae — SMITH 1935: 45
Gymnodactylus (Cyrtodactylus) feae — WERMUTH 1965: 51
Cyrtodactylus (Cyrtodactylus) feae — RÖSLER 2000: 65
Cyrtodactylus feae — GRISMER et al. 2017: 90
|Distribution||Myanmar = Burma (Puepoli), elevation 900–1000 m|
Type locality: Puepoli, Karin Bia-po (elevation: 3200-3400 feet), Burma.
|Types||Holotype: MSNG 28503 (not in BMNH, P. Campbell, pers. comm., 7 July 2014).|
|Comment||Has been erroneously (?) reported from India.|
Similar species: USNM 559805, originally identified as C. feae, was re-identified as C. peguensis (G.R. Zug, cited in Grismer et al. 2017). C. feae has 32 continuous, femoropre- cloacal pores, whereas C. shwetaungorum sp. nov. has 23–28 and the SVL of C. feae is 47 mm (although it may be a juvenile) and that of C. shwetaungorum sp. nov. ranges up to 102.2 mm. The type locality of C. feae is 214 km south-west of that of C. shwetaungorum sp. nov. although their habitats may be continuous through a U-shape range of mountainous terrain. Grismer et al. 2017 hypothesize that the holotype of C. feae is a juvenile and that molecular data will place it within the linnwayensis group.
|Etymology||Named after Leonardo Fea, naturalist in Genua.|
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