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Cyrtodactylus pantiensis GRISMER, CHAN, GRISMER, WOOD & BELABUT, 2008

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Panti Mountain Bent-toed Gecko 
SynonymCyrtodactylus pantiensis GRISMER, CHAN, GRISMER, WOOD & BELABUT 2008
Cyrtodactylus pantiensis — GRISMER 2011
Cyrtodactylus pantiensis — GRISMER & QUAH 2019 
DistributionW Malaysia (Johor), Singapore

Type locality: Bunker Trail (01°51.759 N, 103°53.186 E; 20 m elevation), Gunung Panti Bird Sanctuary in the Gunung Panti Forest Reserve, Johor, Peninsular Malaysia.  
TypesHolotype: ZRC 2.6750, adult male, collected by Chan K. Onn, L. Lee Grismer, Perry L. Wood, Jr., and Jesse L. Grismer on 2 June 2008. 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: Cyrtodactylus pantiensis is distinguished from all other Sunda Shelf species by having a maximum SVL of 77.2 mm; moderately sized, conical, keeled, body tubercles; tubercles occurring on the occiput, forelimbs, hind limbs, and beyond base of tail; 40–45 ventral scales; no transversely enlarged, median subcaudal scales; proximal subdigital lamellae transversely expanded; 22 or 23 subdigital lamellae on fourth toe; abrupt transition between postfemoral and ventral femoral scales; no enlarged femoral and precloacal scales; no femoral pores; eight or nine precloacal pores not separated by intervening scales lacking pores; no precloacal groove or depression; paired, dark, semilunar-shaped blotches on upper nape prominently outlined in light yellow; no wide, dark, ventrolateral stripes on flanks confluent with a wide, dark, postorbital stripe; no white reticulum on head; dark blotches on body. These characters are summarized across all Sunda Shelf species in Table 1 in GRISMER et al. 2008. 
EtymologyThe specific epithet pantiensis refers to the type locality being within the Gunung Panti Forest Reserve. 
  • BAKER, Nick 2019. Panti Bent‐toed Gecko (Cyrtodactylus pantiensis) at Sungai Menyala, Negeri Sembilan, Peninsular Malaysia. SEAVR 2019: 026‐027 - get paper here
  • FIGUEROA, ALEX; MARTYN E.Y. LOW, KELVIN K.P. LIM 2023. Singapore’s herpetofauna: updated and annotated checklist, history, conservation, and distribution. Zootaxa 5287 (1): 001–378 - get paper here
  • Grismer, L. Lee & Ahmad, N. 2008. A new insular species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Langkawi Archipelago, Kedah, Peninsular Malaysia. Zootaxa 1924: 53–68 - get paper here
  • GRISMER, L. LEE; & EVAN S. H. QUAH 2019. An updated and annotated checklist of the lizards of Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, and their adjacent archipelagos. Zootaxa 4545 (2): 230–248 - get paper here
  • Grismer, L. Lee; Chan K. Onn; Grismer, J.L.; Wood, P.L. & Belabut, D. 2008. Three new species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Peninsular Malaysia. Zootaxa 1921: 1–23 - get paper here
  • Grismer, L. Lee; Perry L. Wood, Jr. and Kelvin K. P. Lim 2012. Cyrtodactylus majulah, a new species of bent-toed gecko (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Singapore and the Riau Archipelago. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 60 (2): 487-499 - get paper here
  • Grismer, L.L. 2011. Lizards of Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and their adjacent archipelagos. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 728 pp. [review in Herp. Rev. 43: 155] - get paper here
  • Onn, Chan Kin & Norhayati Ahmad 2010. A new insular species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from northeastern Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysia. Zootaxa 2389: 47–56 - get paper here
  • RIYANTO, AWAL; L. LEE GRISMER & PERRY L. WOOD, JR. 2015. Cyrtodactylus rosichonariefi sp. nov. (Squamata: Gekkonidae), a new swamp-dwelling bent-toed gecko from Bunguran Island (Great Natuna), Indonesia. Zootaxa 3964 (1): 114–124 [erratum in Zootaxa 3999 (4): 600] - get paper here
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