Cyrtodactylus tambora RIYANTO, MULYADI, MCGUIRE, KUSRINI, FEBYLASMIA, BASYIR & KAISER, 2017
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cyrtodactylus tambora?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||E: Tambora Bent-toed Gecko|
Indonesian: Cicak Jari-Lengkung Tambora
|Synonym||Cyrtodactylus tambora RIYANTO, MULYADI, MCGUIRE, KUSRINI, FEBYLASMIA, BASYIR & KAISER 2017|
|Distribution||Indonesia (Nusa Tenggara Barat Province, Sumbawa Island)|
Type locality: Oi Marai River, desa (village) Kawinda Toi, kecamatan (subdistrict) Tambora, kabupaten (district) Bima, Nusa Tenggara Barat Province, Sumbawa Island, Indonesia (8.1145°S, 118.0073°E; elev. 134 m
|Types||Holotype. MZB.Lace.13298 (field number AM 042), an adult male (Fig. 1A), collected on 20 April 2015 by A. Riyanto and Mulyadi.|
Paratypes. MZB.Lace.13296 (field number AM 019), a subadult male (Fig. 1B) from near the type locality (8.0986°S, 118.0072°E; elev. 21 m), collected on 20 April 2015 by A. Riyanto and Mulyadi; MZB.Lace.13297 (field number AM 037), an adult female (Fig. 1C) from near the type locality (8.1187°S, 118.0079°E; elev. 155 m), collected on 19 April 2015 by A. Riyanto and Mulyadi; MZB.Lace.13909 (field number SKT-R007), an adult female from the same locality as the holotype collected on 21 June 2015 by Irfan Haidar Basyir and the Himakova Team.
|Comment||Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).|
|Etymology||The species name tambora is a noun used in apposition. It is used not only to identify the collection locality, but also to commemorate the large eruption of Gunung Tambora in 1815, which no doubt significantly realigned the local natural world on its slopes.|
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