Cyrtodactylus semiadii RIYANTO, BAUER & YUDHA, 2014
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cyrtodactylus semiadii?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Synonym||Cyrtodactylus semiadii RIYANTO, BAUER & YUDHA 2014|
Type locality: Mliwang Village, Kerek Subdistrict, Tuban District, East Java Province, Indonesia (06°50’24.5”S, 111°53’06.5”E); 66 m elevation.
|Types||Holotype: MZB Lace.9104, adult male, collected 2 October 2012 by Awal Riyanto and Wahyu Trilaksono.|
Paratypes. MZB.Lace. 9106, adult male, data as for holotype. MZB.Lace.9107, adult female, gravid with two eggs collected aproximately 100 m from holotype, 29 September 2012 by Awal Riyanto and W. Trilaksono.MZB.Lace.9105, adult male; Seladek Hill at Sawir Village, Tambakboyo Subdistrict, Tuban District, East Java Province, Indonesia, (06°49’59.4”S, 111°51’59.8”E; 86 m above sea level) collected 28 September 2012 by A. Riyanto and W. Trilaksono. MZB.Lace.10827, adult female, gravid with one egg, Srimulyo Village, Piyungan Subdistrict, Bantul District, Special Province of Yogyakarta, Indonesia (07°50’26.0”S, 110°26’58.5”E; 84 m above sea level), collected 21 August 2012 by Donan Satria Yudha and Hastin Ambar Asti.
|Comment||Diagnosis. Cyrtodactylus semiadii sp. nov. may be distinguished from other congeners by the following unique combination of characters: small size (SVL up to 47.1 mm); no tubercles on forelimbs, head or occiput, weak tuberculation on dorsum and flanks; digits short; precloacal groove absent; enlarged precloacal and femoral scales absent; precloacal and femoral pores absent; tail short—approximately equal to SVL, robust, cylindrical, basal portion bearing tubercles; enlarged median subcaudal scales lacking.|
|Etymology||The specific epithet semiadii honors Prof. Dr. Gono Semiadi, one of the senior researchers in the Museum Zoologicum Bogoriense, in recognition of his kindness in providing young researchers the opportunity to participate in various biodiversity surveys.|
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