Cyrtodactylus sharkari GRISMER, WOOD, ANUAR, QUAH, MUIN, MOHAMED, ONN, SUMARLI, LOREDO & HEINZ, 2014
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cyrtodactylus sharkari?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||E: Sharkari’s Bent-toed Gecko|
|Synonym||Cyrtodactylus sharkari GRISMER, WOOD, ANUAR, QUAH, MUIN, MOHAMED, ONN, SUMARLI, LOREDO & HEINZ 2014|
|Distribution||NE Peninsular Malaysia|
Type locality: Gua Gunting, Merapoh, Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia (4° 42.069 N 101° 58.512 E; at 257 m elevation).
|Types||Holotype: LSUHC 11022, adult male, collected on 23 June 2013 by Chan Kin Onn at 2200 hrs.|
|Comment||Abundance: only known from the type specimen (Meiri et al. 2017).|
|Etymology||The specific epithet sharkari is a patronym honoring Dato Mohd. Sharkar Shamsudin Chairman of the Pahang State Tourism and Culture Committee for his persistence in ensuring the cancellation of the proposed cement plant in Merapoh.|