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Cyrtodactylus semicinctus HARVEY, O'CONNELL, BARRAZA, RIYANTO, KURNIAWAN & SMITH, 2015

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesE: Kerinci Bent-toed Geckos
Indonesian: Cicak Jari Lengkung Kerinci 
SynonymCyrtodactylus semicinctus HARVEY, O'CONNELL, BARRAZA, RIYANTO, KURNIAWAN & SMITH 2015 
DistributionIndonesia (Sumatra)

Type locality: montane forest on a trail above Kayu Aro, leading to the top of Mt. Kerinci, Kabupaten Kerinci, Jambi Province, Sumatra, Indonesia, 1905 m, 1.74159° S, 101.26015°E  
TypesHolotype: MZB 9703, adult male, collector’s tag ENS 14958, Fig. 5), collected on 24 June 2013 by M. B. Harvey and K. A. O’Connell.
Paratypes (7). Two males (MZB 9695, 9696), four females (MZB 9694, UTA R-61576, 61577, 61588), and one unsexed juvenile (MZB 9701) collected from the same trail as the holotype, 1752–2006 m, on 21 June 2014 by M. B. Harvey, E. N. Smith, and other members of the summer 2013 field party. 
CommentAbundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyThis species’ name semicinctus is a masculine adjective derived from the Latin noun cinctum, meaning girdle or belt, and prefix semi, meaning partial or incomplete. The name alludes to the incomplete caudal rings of this species. 
  • HARTMANN, LUKAS; SVEN MECKE, MAX KIECKBUSCH, FELIX MADER, HINRICH KAISER 2016. A new species of bent-toed gecko, genus Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae), from Jawa Timur Province, Java, Indonesia, with taxonomic remarks on C. fumosus (Müller, 1895). Zootaxa 4067 (5): 552–568 - get paper here
  • HARVEY, MICHAEL B.; KYLE A. O’CONNELL, GABRIEL BARRAZA, AWAL RIYANTO, NIA KURNIAWAN & ERIC N. SMITH 2015. Two new species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Southern Bukit Barisan Range of Sumatra and an estimation of their phylogeny Zootaxa 4020 (3): 495–516 - get paper here
  • MECKE, SVEN; MAX KIECKBUSCH, LUKAS HARTMANN, HINRICH KAISER 2016. Historical considerations and comments on the type series of Cyrtodactylus marmoratus Gray, 1831, with an updated comparative table for the bent-toed geckos of the Sunda Islands and Sulawesi. Zootaxa 4175 (4): 353–365
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
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