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Cyrtodactylus gubaot WELTON, SILER, LINKEM, DIESMOS & BROWN, 2010

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymCyrtodactylus gubaot WELTON, SILER, LINKEM, DIESMOS & BROWN 2010
Cyrtodactylus agusanensis — BROWN & ALCALA 1978: 16 (part) 
DistributionPhilippines (Leyte)

Type locality: Leyte Island, Leyte Province, Municipality of Baybay, Barangay Pilim, Sitio San Vicente (10.731° N, 124.826° E, 82 m elevation; WGS84.  
TypesHolotype: PNM 9724 (formerly KU 311184; field no. CDS 3273), adult male, collected on 3 November 2007 by CDS and J. Fernandez. 
EtymologyEtymology.—The specific epithet is a com- bination of the Leyte dialect (Waray-waray) terms guba (forest) and buot (spirit, essence) in reference to our observation that the new species is one of the most abundant and commonly observed reptiles from the forests of central Leyte Island. 
  • Brown W C; Alcala A C 1978. Philippine lizards of the family Gekkonidae. Silliman University, Dumaguete City, Philippines 1978: i-vii, 1-146
  • Welton, Luke J.; Cameron D. Siler, Charles W. Linkem, Arvin C. Diesmos, and Rafe M. Brown 2010. Philippine Bent-Toed Geckos of the Cyrtodactylus agusanensis Complex: Multilocus Phylogeny, Morphological Diversity, and Descriptions of Three New Species. Herpetological Monographs 24 (1): 55-85 - get paper here
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