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Cyrtodactylus robustus KRAUS, 2008

IUCN Red List - Cyrtodactylus robustus - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymCyrtodactylus robustus KRAUS 2008 
DistributionPapua New Guinea (Rossel Island, Milne Bay Province), elevation 50-720 m.

Type locality: along Wabu River, N slope Mt. Rossel, 11.34194ºS, 154.21921ºE, 320 m, Rossel Island, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea. Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: BPBM 19735 (field tag FK 10445), mature male, collected by native collectors for F. Kraus, 14 May 2004. 
CommentEcology: commonly in primary and secondary rainforest.

Sympatry: syntopically with Gekko vittatus, Nactus acutus Kraus, and two undescribed species of Nactus, and it may occur syntopically with Gehyra
mutilata, G. oceanica, and Lepidodactylus lugubris. 
EtymologyThe trivial epithet is a Latin masculine adjective meaning “strong like an oak” and is in reference to the large size and stout habitus of the species. 
  • Kraus, Fred 2008. Taxonomic partitioning of Cyrtodactylus louisiadensis (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae) from Papua New Guinea. Zootaxa 1883: 1–27 - get paper here
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