Cyrtodactylus thuongae PHUNG, VAN SCHINGEN, ZIEGLER & NGUYEN, 2014
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cyrtodactylus thuongae?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Synonym||Cyrtodactylus thuongae PHUNG, VAN SCHINGEN, ZIEGLER & NGUYEN 2014|
|Distribution||S Vietnam (Tay Ninh)|
Type locality: rocky cave from Ba Den Mountain, Thanh Tan Ward, Tay Ninh Town, Tay Ninh Province (11°21'52"N 106°10'27"E), southern Vietnam, at an elevation of 600 m elevation.
|Types||Holotype: IEBR A.2013.23, adult male, collected on 14 May 2013 by T.M. Phung; Paratypes. IEBR A.2013.24, adult female, IEBR A.2013.25, adult female, VNMN A.2013.12, adult female, were collected on 16 December 2012; VNMN A.2013.13, adult male, ZFMK 94994–94997, adult females, and ZFMK 94998–94999, subadults, were collected on 14 May 2013 by T.M. Phung, the same collection data as the holotype.|
|Comment||Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).|
|Etymology||The species name is dedicated to the wife of the first author, Dr. Thuong Thi Lien Nguyen from University of Food Industry, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, for support of his field research in Vietnam.|