Cyrtodactylus russelli BAUER, 2003
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cyrtodactylus russelli?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Synonym||Cyrtodactylus russelli BAUER 2003|
|Distribution||Myanmar (Burma: Kachin)|
Type locality: upper Nat E-Su Stream, Htamanthi Wildlife Sanctuary, Hkamti Township, Sagaing Division, Myanmar (25°28’27.7’’N, 95°37’20.5’’E, elevation 227 m.);
|Types||Holotype: CAS 226137|
|Comment||DEFINITION.— A large sized Cyrtodactylus, snout-vent length to 116 mm; body moderately slender, elongate with well developed ventrolateral folds, limbs stout, digits long; one pair of enlarged postmental scales in broad contact behind mental; dorsum with 22 longitudinal rows of small, conical to keeled tubercles; 35–41 ventral scales across midbody to ventrolateral folds; no precloacal groove, 15 precloacal pores in a single series in male holotype, 16–19 femoral pores on each thigh separated from precloacal pores by a diastema (precloacal and femoral pores absent in female paratype). Thirteen subdigital lamellae beneath 4th toe of pes distal to basal digital inflection, nine broad lamellae basal to inflection. Subcaudal scales forming broad transverse plates, but distinctly narrower than tail. Dorsal pattern poorly defined, including dark elongate blotches or bands and scattered lighter blotches on flanks. Tail with alternating light and dark banding.|
|Etymology||Named after Anthony P. Russell (born 1947) of the University of Calgary.|
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