Cyrtodactylus payacola JOHNSON, QUAH ANUAR, MUIN, WOOD, GRISMER, GREER, ONN, AHMAD, BAUER & GRISMER, 2012
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cyrtodactylus payacola?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Synonym||Cyrtodactylus payacola JOHNSON, QUAH ANUAR, MUIN, WOOD, GRISMER, GREER, ONN, AHMAD, BAUER & GRISMER 2012|
|Distribution||West Malaysia (Penang)|
Type locality: Bukit Panchor State Park, Penang, West Malaysia 05°09.465' N, 100°32.885' E at an elevation of 47 m.
|Types||Holotype: LSUHC 10074, adult male, collected by E. Quah S. H. on 4 September 2011. Paratypes. All paratopotypes were collected in various combinations by M. A. Muin, E. Quah S.H., S. Anuar, C. K. Onn, and L. L. Grismer from the same locality as the holotype. LSUHC 9982 was collected on 6 March 2010; LSUHC 10070 and 10071 were collected on 29 June 2011.|
|Etymology||The specific epithet payacola is derived from the word paya meaning “swamp” in the Malay language and the Latin suffix colo, which means to inhabit or dwell in and is in reference to microhabitat in which this species is found.|