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Cyrtodactylus gubernatoris (ANNANDALE, 1913)

IUCN Red List - Cyrtodactylus gubernatoris - Near Threatened, NT

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesSikkimese bent-toed Gecko 
SynonymGymnodactylus gubernatoris ANNANDALE 1913
Gymnodactylus gubernatoris — WERMUTH 1965: 53
Cyrtodactylus (Cyrtodactylus) gubernatoris — RÖSLER 2000: 66
Cyrtodactylus gubernatoris — AGARWAL et al. 2018 
DistributionIndia (West Bengal, Darjeeling)

Type locality: Sikhim, Himalayas, Darjeeling District (elevation: 1000-3000 feet).  
TypesHolotype: ZSIK 17275, ZSIK 17276 (paratype) 
CommentDistribution: possibly in Bhutan (Lenz 2012). 
  • AGARWAL, ISHAN; STEPHEN MAHONY, VARAD B. GIRI, R. CHAITANYA, AARON M. BAUER 2018. Two new species of bent toed geckos, Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Northeast India with comments on name-bearing types from the region. Zootaxa 4420 (3): 334-356 - get paper here
  • Annandale, N. 1913. The Indian geckos of the genus Gymnodactylus. Records of the Indian Museum 9: 309-326. - get paper here
  • Krysko, K.L.; Rehman, H. & Auffenberg, K. 2007. A new species of Cyrtopodion (Gekkonidae: Gekkoninae) from Pakistan. Herpetologica 63 (1): 100-113 - get paper here
  • Lenz, Norbert 2012. Von Schmetterlingen und Donnerdrachen - Natur und Kultur in Bhutan. Karlsruher Naturhefte 4, Naturkundemuseum Karlsruhe, 124 pp.
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Rösler, H. & Glaw, F. 2008. A new species of Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Malaysia including a literature survey of mensural and meristic data in the genus. Zootaxa 1729: 8–22 - get paper here
  • TRI, NGO VAN 2013. Cyrtodactylus dati, a new forest dwelling Bent-toed Gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from southern Vietnam. Zootaxa 3616 (2): 151–164 - get paper here
  • Venugopal, P.D. 2010. An updated and annotated list of Indian lizards (Reptilia: Sauria) based on a review of distribution records and checklists of Indian reptiles. Journal of Threatened Taxa 2 (3): 725-738. - get paper here
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