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Cyrtodactylus surin CHAN-ARD & MAKCHAI, 2011

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymCyrtodactylus surin CHAN-ARD & MAKCHAI 2011 
DistributionThailand (Phang-nga)

Type locality: Surin Islands, Phang-nga Province  
TypesHolotype: THNHM 9527, adult male; snout-vent length; 72.6 mm, tail length 73.8 mm (tail regenerated); dated 23 Dec. 2005; coll. S. Makchai and B. Chantasuwan.
Paratypes: THNHM 9526, adult male; snout-vent length 80.4 mm; tail length 59.2 mm; THNHM 9528; adult female; snout-vent length 67.3 mm; tail length 63.7 mm; field data is the same as the holotype. 
CommentAbundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
Etymologynamed after the type locality, Surin Island. 
  • Chan-ard, Tanya and Sunchai Makchai 2011. A New Insular Species of Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 (Squamata, Gekkonidae), from the Surin Islands, Phang-nga Province, Southern Thailand. The Thailand Natural History Museum Journal 5 (1): 7-15
  • 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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