Cyrtodactylus linnwayensis GRISMER, WOOD JR, THURA, ZIN, QUAH, MURDOCH, GRISMER, LIN, KYAW & LWIN, 2017
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cyrtodactylus linnwayensis?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||Linn-Way bent-toed gecko|
|Synonym||Cyrtodactylus linnwayensis GRISMER, WOOD JR, THURA, ZIN, QUAH, MURDOCH, GRISMER, LIN, KYAW & LWIN 2017: 24|
|Distribution||Myanmar (Shan State)|
Type locality: Yum Twing Gyi Cave, Linn-Way Village, 12.7 km north-east of Ywangan, Taunggyi District, Shan State, Myanmar (N21°12.964, E96°33.288; 1130 m in elevation).
|Types||Holotype: LSUHC 12983, Adult male collected on 15 October 2016 at 1500 h by Evan S. H. Quah, L. Lee Grismer, Perry L. Wood, Jr., Myint Kyaw Thura, Thaw Zin, Matthew L. Murdoch and Htet Kyaw.|
Paratypes: Adult males LSUHC 12984 and BYU 52214 and adult female LUSHC 12986 bear the same collection data as the holotype. Adult male LSUHC 12980, subadult male BYU 52213 and juvenile male LSUHC 12981 bear the same collection data as the holotype except they were collected from an adjacent cave (Lay Htwat Cave) 20 m away between 1800 and 2000 h. Adult male and female LSUHC 12971–72, respectively, and juvenile males LSUHC 12970 and 19273 were collected on 14 October 2016 between 1500 and 2000 h by Myint Kyaw Thura, Evan S. H. Quah, L. Lee Grismer, Perry L. Wood, Jr., Thaw Zin, Matthew L. Murdoch, Marta S. Grismer and Htet Kyaw from the Yae Htwat Cave, Linn-Way Village, 13.3 km north-east of Ywangan, Taunggyi District, Shan State, Myanmar (N21°13.675, E96°33.403; 1132 m in elevation) and 1 km north of Yum Twing Gyi Cave.
|Etymology||The specific epithet, linnwayensis, is a noun in apposition in reference to Linn-Way Village near the type locality.|