You are here » home advanced search search results Cyrtodactylus thochuensis

Cyrtodactylus thochuensis NGO VAN TRI & GRISMER, 2012

Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cyrtodactylus thochuensis?

Add your own observation of
Cyrtodactylus thochuensis »

We have no photos, try to find some by Google images search: Google images

Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Thochu Bent–toed Gecko
Vietnamese: Thằn lằn chân ngón Thổ Chu 
SynonymCyrtodactylus thochuensis NGO VAN TRI & GRISMER 2012 
DistributionSW 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. Map legend:
Type locality - Type locality.
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: 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. 
CommentDiagnosis. Adult SVL 80.0–81.8 mm; body relatively robust; limbs and digits short, relatively robust; dorsal pattern consisting of 3–5 irregularly shaped yellowish brown bands between the limbs overlaying a brown background; original tail very long with 12–14 yellowish white bands alternating with dark brown bands; 3–6 intersu- pranasals in broad contact with supranasals; 3–5 scales bordered posteriorly by the first postmental; 20–26 irregularly aligned rows of strongly keeled dorsal tubercles; 29–34 paravertebral tubercles; 30–40 ventral scales between ventrolateral folds; no precloacal groove; 3–5 precloacal pore-bearing scales in lateral contact with 15–17 enlarged femoral scales; enlarged scales on heel; 13 or 14 distal subdigital lamellae on the first toe; 17–19 distal subdigital lamellae on the fourth toe; and dorsal caudal tubercles extending 32.3% down length of tail. Median sub- caudal scales form enlarged transverse plates [NGO VAN TRI & GRISMER 2012]. 
EtymologyThe specific epithet is derived from Tho Chu Island, the type locality. 
References
  • NGO, VAN TRI & L. LEE GRISMER 2012. A new endemic species of Cyrtodactylus Gray (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Tho Chu Island, southwestern Vietnam. Zootaxa 3228: 48–60
  • PHUNG, TRUNG MY; MONA VAN SCHINGEN,, THOMAS ZIEGLER, & TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN 2014. A third new Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Ba Den Mountain, Tay Ninh Province, southern Vietnam. Zootaxa 3764 (3): 347–363 - get paper here
  • ZIEGLER, THOMAS; TRUNG MY PHUNG, MINH DUC LE, Truong QUang Nguyen 2013. A new Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Phu Yen Province, southern Vietnam. Zootaxa 3686 (4): 432–446 - get paper here
 
External links  
Is it interesting? Share with others:

As link to this species use URL address:

http://reptile-database.reptarium.cz/species?genus=Cyrtodactylus&species=thochuensis

without field 'search_param'. Field 'search_param' is used for browsing search result.



Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator