You are here » home advanced search search results Cyrtodactylus sanook

Cyrtodactylus sanook PAUWELS, SUMONTHA, LATINNE & GRISMER, 2013

Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cyrtodactylus sanook?

Add your own observation of
Cyrtodactylus sanook »

Find more photos by Google images search: Google images

Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesThai: Tuk kai sanook
English: Sanook Bent-toed Gecko
French: Cyrtodactyle sanouk
German: Sanook-Bogenfingergecko 
SynonymCyrtodactylus sanook PAUWELS, SUMONTHA, LATINNE & GRISMER 2013 
DistributionS Thailand (Chumphon)

Type locality: Wat (= Temple) Tham Sanook and its cave Tham Sanook, Banna Subdistrict, Muang District, Chumphon Province, southern Thailand Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: THNHM 22541, adult male, collected on 1st November 2012 by Montri Sumontha. Paratypes. Two adult males (PSUZC-RT 2012.4 and QSMI 1165), same locality, date and collector as holotype. 
CommentDiagnosis. Cyrtodactylus sanook sp. nov. is distinguished from all other Sunda Shelf Cyrtodactylus by having the unique combination of a maximum SVL of 79.5 mm; 18–20 longitudinal rows of dorsal tubercles at midbody; a continuous series of enlarged femoral and precloacal scales, no femoral pores, three or four precloacal pores in males (no pores in females), no precloacal groove nor depression; 19–20 subdigital lamellae on 4th toe; transversally enlarged subcaudal plates; and six or seven irregular pale narrow dorsal bands between limb insertions. 
EtymologyThe specific epithet is a noun in apposition referring to the species’ type locality. In Thai language, sanook means ‘(having) fun’ and as such, the specific epithet is also a reference to the enormous pleasure that the authors take in discovering amazing reptiles and other animal diversity in Thailand and in making it known to others. 
References
  • LUU, VINH QUANG; THOMAS CALAME, Truong QUang Nguyen, MICHAEL BONKOWSKI & THOMAS ZIEGLER 2015. A new species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the limestone forest of Khammouane Province, central Laos. Zootaxa 4058 (3): 388–402
  • LUU, VINH QUANG; Truong QUang Nguyen, MINH DUC LE, MICHAEL BONKOWSKI, THOMAS ZIEGLER 2016. A new species of karst-dwelling bent-toed gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Khammouane Province, central Laos. Zootaxa 4079 (1): 087–102
  • LUU, VINH QUANG;THOMAS CALAME, MICHAEL BONKOWSKI, TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN & THOMAS ZIEGLER 2014. A new species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Khammouane Province, Laos. Zootaxa 3760 (1): 054–066 - get paper here
  • PAUWELS, OLIVIER S.G.; MONTRI SUMONTHA, ALICE LATINNE & L. LEE GRISMER 2013. Cyrtodactylus sanook (Squamata: Gekkonidae), a new cave-dwelling gecko from Chumphon Province, southern Thailand. Zootaxa 3635 (3): 275–285 - get paper here
 
External links  
Is it interesting? Share with others:

As link to this species use URL address:

http://reptile-database.reptarium.cz/species?genus=Cyrtodactylus&species=sanook

without field 'search_param'. Field 'search_param' is used for browsing search result.



Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator