Cyrtodactylus thochuensis NGO VAN TRI & GRISMER, 2012
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cyrtodactylus thochuensis?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||E: Thochu Bent–toed Gecko|
Vietnamese: Thằn lằn chân ngón Thổ Chu
|Synonym||Cyrtodactylus thochuensis NGO VAN TRI & GRISMER 2012|
|Distribution||SW Vietnam (Kien Giang: Tho Chu Island)|
Type locality: Tho Chu Island, Phu Quoc district, Kien Giang Biosphere Reserve, Kien Giang Province, southwestern Vietnam; 9°18’56’’N 103°28’53’’E, at ~80 m elevation.
|Types||Holotype: ITBCZ 2300, adult male collected by Ngo Van Tri at 19:25 on 15 August, 2009.|
Paratypes. ITBCZ 2301–2306 collected by Ngo Van Tri at 20:00, from the same locality and the same date as the holotype. ITBCZ 2205 and 2206 were collected by Ngo Van Tri at 18:46 on 20 July 2008 at the same locality as the holotype.
|Comment||Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).|
|Etymology||The specific epithet is derived from Tho Chu Island, the type locality.|