Cyrtodactylus psarops HARVEY, O'CONNELL, BARRAZA, RIYANTO, KURNIAWAN & SMITH, 2015
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cyrtodactylus psarops?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||E: Speckle-faced Bent-toed Geckos|
Indonesian: Cicak Jari Lengkung Muka Bintik
|Synonym||Cyrtodactylus psarops HARVEY, O'CONNELL, BARRAZA, RIYANTO, KURNIAWAN & SMITH 2015|
|Distribution||Indonesia (S Sumatra)|
Type locality: Gunung Tanggamus, above Gisting, 5.424° S, 104.692° N, 1163 m, Kabupaten Tanggamus, Lampung Province, Sumatra, Indonesia
|Types||Holotype: MZB 9699, adult female; field number ENS 14612, Fig. 1), collected June 11, 2013, by M. B. Harvey, E. N. Smith, and field parties from BC, MZB, UB, and UTA.|
Paratypes (14). Four males (MZB 9686–9687, MZB 9700, UTA R-61589) and one unsexed juvenile (UTA R- 61579) from forest above Ngarip, 5.280–5.284° S, 104.557–104.558°E, 1318–1419 m; four females (UTA R- 61580–61581, MZB 9690–9691) and one male (UTA R-61590) from forest NE of Ngarip, 5.298-5.314° S, 104.528–104.546, 950–1065 m; one male (MZB 9697) and two females (UTA R-61582–61583) from Gunung Tanggamus, above Gisting, 5.422–5.424° S, 104.692–104.695° N, 1016–1163 m, Lampung, Sumatra, Indonesia; and one female (MZB 9700) from Gunung Pesagi (known locally as “Masagi”), Remanan Jaya, Muara dua, Sumatera Selatan Province, Sumatra, Indonesia. M. B. Harvey, E. N. Smith, and field parties from BC, MZB, UB, and UTA collected the paratypes on 9–17 June 2013.
|Etymology||This species’ name psarops is a noun in apposition derived from the Greek words psaros, meaning speckled, and ops, meaning face. The new name alludes to the characteristic yellow speckling of the labials and snout in this species.|