Cyrtodactylus inthanon KUNYA, SUMONTHA, PANITVONG, DONGKUMFU, SIRISAMPHAN & PAUWELS, 2015
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cyrtodactylus inthanon?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||Thai: Took-kai Doi Inthanon|
E: Doi Inthanon bent-toed gecko
French: Cyrtodactyle du Doï Inthanon
G: Doi Inthanon Bogenfingergecko
|Synonym||Cyrtodactylus inthanon KUNYA, SUMONTHA, PANITVONG, DONGKUMFU, SIRISAMPHAN & PAUWELS 2015|
|Distribution||N Thailand (Chiang Mai)|
Type locality: Doi Inthanon (ca. 18°35'32" N, 098°29'12" E, alt. ca. 700 m asl), Amphoe (= District) Jom Thong, Chiang Mai Province, northern Thailand.
|Types||Holotype: THNHM 22550; adult male. Collected by W. Dongkumfu on 7 February 2014.|
Paratypes. THNHM 25605 (field no. MS 320) and CUMZ-R-0.2320 (field no. MS 503), adult females, same locality, date and collector data as the holotype.
|Diagnosis||Diagnosis. Cyrtodactylus inthanon sp. nov. can be distinguished from all other congeneric species by its maximum known SVL of 87.3 mm; 18 to 20 longitudinal rows of dorsal tubercles; a continuous series of 34 to 37 enlarged femoro-precloacal scales, including four to six pitted (female) or pore-bearing (male) scales on each femur separated by a diastema from five pitted (females) or pore-bearing (male) precloacal scales; no precloacal groove nor depression; transversely enlarged subcaudal scales; and three to five irregular beige dorsal bands between limb insertions.|
|Comment||Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).|
|Etymology||Named after the type locality.|