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Cyrtodactylus linnoensis GRISMER, WOOD JR, THURA, ZIN, QUAH, MURDOCH, GRISMER, LIN, KYAW & LWIN, 2017

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesLinno cave bent-toed gecko 
SynonymCyrtodactylus linnoensis GRISMER, WOOD JR, THURA, ZIN, QUAH, MURDOCH, GRISMER, LIN, KYAW & LWIN 2017: 77 
DistributionMyanmar (Hpa-an District, Kayin State)

Type locality: Linno Cave region 5 km south-west of Hpa-an, Hpa-an District, Kayin State, Myanmar (N16°50.551, E97°36.402; 25 m in elevation).  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: LSUHC 12826, Adult male, collected on 4 October 2016 at 2000 h by L. Lee Grismer, Perry L. Wood, Jr., Evan S. H. Quah, Matthew L. Murdoch, Marta S. Grismer, Myint Kyaw Thura, Thaw Zin and Htet Kyaw.
Paratypes: Adult males BYU 52230–31, 52323, LSUHC 12829, 12832–34, juvenile male BYU 52223 and adult females LSUHC 12824–25 bear the same collection data as the holotype. 
Comment 
EtymologyThe specific epithet, linnoensis, is a noun in apposition in reference to the type locality. 
References
  • GRISMER, L. LEE; PERRY L. WOOD, JR., MYINT KYAW THURA, THAW ZIN, EVAN S. H. QUAH, MATTHEW L. MURDOCH, MARTA S. GRISMER, AUNG LIN, HTET KYAW and NGWE LWIN 2017. Twelve new species of Cyrtodactylus Gray (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from isolated limestone habitats in east- central and southern Myanmar demonstrate high localized diversity and unprecedented microendemism Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 182: 862-959
 
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