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Cyrtodactylus minor OLIVER & RICHARDS, 2012

IUCN Red List - Cyrtodactylus minor - Data Deficient, DD

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymCyrtodactylus minor OLIVER & RICHARDS 2012 
DistributionPapua New Guinea (Morobe)

Type locality: Tarona Camp, 0.5 km south of Yuwong Village (5°51.348’S, 146°43.996’E; ~220 m elevation), in the YUS Tree Kangaroo Conservation Project area, Huon Peninsula, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: SAMA R65954, adult male, collected by S. Richards on 12 January 2003, field number SJR 3118.
Paratype.—SAMA R65953, adult female from same locality and collector, 11 January 2003, field number SJR 3117. 
EtymologyEtymology.—Minor, Latin ’’smaller,’’ in reference to the rela- tively diminutive size of the new species. 
  • Oliver, Paul M. and Stephen J. Richards 2012. A New Species of Small Bent-Toed Gecko (Cyrtodactylus: Gekkonidae) from the Huon Peninsula, Papua New Guinea. Journal of Herpetology 46 (4): 488-493. - get paper here
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