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Cyrtodactylus khasiensis (JERDON, 1870)

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
SubspeciesCyrtodactylus khasiensis cayuensis PI-PENG 2007
Cyrtodactylus khasiensis khasiensis (JERDON 1870) 
Common NamesKhasi Hills bent-toed Gecko 
SynonymPentadactylus Khasiensis JERDON 1870
Gymnodactylus khasiensis — ANDERSON 1871:
Gymnodactylus khasiensis — BOULENGER 1885: 44
Cyrtodactylus himalayicus ANNANDALE 1906
Cyrtodactylus khasiensis — UNDERWOOD 1954
Gymnodactylus khasiensis — WERMUTH 1965: 55
Cyrtodactylus khasiensis — DAS 1997
Cyrtodactylus khasiensis — DAS & PALDEN 2000
Tenuidactylus khasiensis
Cyrtodactylus (Cyrtodactylus) khasiensis — RÖSLER 2000: 64 
DistributionIndia (Assam, Darjeeling, Khasi Hills, Mizoram), Bhutan

cayuensis: China (Cayu County, Xizang)

Type locality: Khasi Hills, Assam. Map legend:
TDWG region - 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.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesSyntypes: ZSI 6197 and 6199
Holotype: SYNU046 [cayuensis] 
CommentDistribution: Has been erroneously reported from Bangladesh. Probably not in N Burma (Pangnamdim) [MAHONY 2009].

Cyrtodactylus khasiensis tamaiensis SMITH 1940 has been elevated to full species status.

The diagnosis (in English) provided for cayuensis overlaps with that of C. khasiensis in all characters mentioned with the exception of its lower precloacal pore count. 
References
  • Annandale, N. 1906. A new gecko from the eastern Himalayas. J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 2: 287—288 - get paper here
  • Athreya, R. 2006. Eaglenest Biodiversity Project (2003 – 2006): Conservation resources for Eaglenest wildlife sanctuary. Kaati Trust, Pune, 196 pp. - get paper here
  • Bauer, A.M. 2003. Descriptions of seven new Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) with a key to the species of Myanmar (Burma). Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. 54: 463-498
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the Lizards in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. Geckonidae, Eublepharidae, Uroplatidae, Pygopodidae, Agamidae. London: 450 pp. - get paper here
  • Das, Abhijit 2016. Addition to the Herpetofauna of Royal Manas National Park, Bhutan, with six new country records. Herpetology Notes 9: 261-278 - get paper here
  • Das, Abhijit; Uttam Saikia, B. H. C. K. Murthy, Santanu Dey and Sushil K. Dutta 2009. A herpetofaunal inventory of Barail Wildlife Sanctuary and adjacent regions, Assam, north-eastern India. Hamadryad 34 (1): 117 – 134
  • Das,I. & Palden,J. 2000. A herpetological collection from Bhutan, with new country records. Herpetological Review 31 (4): 256-258 - get paper here
  • Islam, Mazedul & Prasanta Kumar Saikia 2013. Inventory and Natural History of Lizards in Jeypore Rerserve Forest, Assam. Reptile Rap (15): 16-26 - get paper here
  • Jerdon,T.C. 1870. Notes on Indian Herpetology. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal March 1870: 66-85 - 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
  • Lalremsanga, H.T., L. Khawlhring & Lalrotluanga 2010. Three additional lizard (Squamata: Sauria) records for Mizoram, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 2(2): 718-720
  • Mahony, S., M. Ahmed, M. K. Hossain, M. M. Kabir & M. K. Hasan 2009. Cyrtodactylus ayeyarwadyensis Bauer, 2003 (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) in Bangladesh with habitat details of new collection localities and a discussion of morphological variation. Salamandra 45 (4): 245–260 - get paper here
  • Mahony, Stephen 2009. Taxonomic status of Cyrtodactylus khasiensis tamaiensis (Smith, 1940) and description of a new species allied to C. chrysopylos Bauer, 2003 from Myanmar (Reptilia: Gekkonidae). Hamadryad 34 (1): 62 – 74
  • Pi-Peng, Li 2007. DESCRIPTION OF A NEW SUBSPECIES OF CYRTODACTYLUS KHASIENSIS FROM CHINA. ACTA ZOOTAXONOMICA SINICA 2007 32 (3)
  • 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
  • Rösler, Herbert 1995. Bemerkungen über eine vorläufig unbezeichnete Cyrtopodion-Art aus Ost-Turkestan (China, Provinz Xinjiang). Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin 71: 151-154
  • Shi, Lei & Zhao, Hui 2010. A new species of Cyrtodactylus (Reptilia: Squamata: Geckkonidae) from Xizang Autonomous Region, China. Zootaxa 2336: 51–60 - get paper here
  • Smith, M.A. 1940. The Amphibians and Reptiles obtained by Mr. Ronald Kaulback in Upper Burma. Records of the Indian Museum 42: 465-486
  • Sumontha, M., Panitvong, N. & Deein, G. 2010. Cyrtodactylus auribalteatus (Squamata: Gekkonidae), a new cave- dwelling gecko from Phitsanulok Province, Thailand. Zootaxa 2370: 53–64 - 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
  • Zhao Ermi; Li Shengquan 1987. A new lizard of Tenuidactylus and a new Tibetan snake record of Amphiesma. Acta Herpetologica Sinica 6 (1): 48-51 - get paper here
 
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