Cyrtodactylus sanpelensis GRISMER, WOOD JR, THURA, ZIN, QUAH, MURDOCH, GRISMER, LIN, KYAW & LWIN, 2017
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cyrtodactylus sanpelensis?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||Sanpel cave bent-toed gecko|
|Synonym||Cyrtodactylus sanpelensis GRISMER, WOOD JR, THURA, ZIN, QUAH, MURDOCH, GRISMER, LIN, KYAW & LWIN 2017: 58|
|Distribution||Myanmar (Mawlamyine District, Mon State)|
Type locality: Sanpel Cave 21.3 km south-east of Mawlamyine, Mawlamyine District, Mon State, Myanmar (N16°22.427, E97°46.388; 44 m in elevation).
|Types||Holotype: LSUHC 12877, Adult male collected on 8 October 2016 between 1600 and 2000 h by Myint Kyaw Thura, L. Lee Grismer, Marta S. Grismer, Evan S. H. Quah, Perry L. Wood, Jr., Matthew L. Murdoch, Thaw Zin and Htet Kyaw.|
Paratypes: Adult males BYU 52223, LSUHC 12875, 12881, 12883, 12887, 12889–90, adult females BYU 52221–22, 52224, LSUHC 12878–80, 12886 and juvenile LSUHC 12885 bear the same collection data as the holotype.
|Etymology||The specific epithet, sanpelensis, is a noun in apposition in reference to the type locality of Sanpel Cave.|