Cyrtodactylus tripuraensis AGARWAL, MAHONY, GIRI, CHAITANYA & BAUER, 2018
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cyrtodactylus tripuraensis?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||Tripura bent-toed gecko|
|Synonym||Cyrtodactylus tripuraensis AGARWAL, MAHONY, GIRI, CHAITANYA & BAUER 2018|
Cyrtodactylus sp. Tripura — AGARWAL et al. 2014
Type locality: Chobimura (23.55039°N, 91.62054°E; ca. 36 m asl.), Gomati district, Tripura state, India
|Types||Holotype: BNHS 2244, adult male, collected by A. Datta-Roy, T. Khichi, NPI Das and I. Agarwal, 10 November 2010.|
Paratypes. All from Tripura state, India, same collectors as holotype: BNHS 2230, adult female, from Rowa Wildlife Sanctuary (24.29062°N 92.16496°E; ca. 56 m asl.), North Tripura district, 02 October 2010; BNHS 2236– 2238, BNHS 2242, and BNHS 2243, five adult males, BNHS 2239–2241, three adult females, Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary (23.65906°N 91.33167°E; ca. 29 m asl.), Sepahijala district, 06–08 November 2010; BNHS 2245, adult male, Gumti (23.42661°N 91.81937°E; ca. 40 m asl.), Gomati district, 11 November 2010.
|Comment||Habitat: <1.5 m from the ground and mainly from muddy road cuts in secondary and degraded moist deciduous forest; the individual from Rowa was on the trunk of a coppiced tree and one from Gumti was found under a rock in a hill forest approximately 10 m from the road.|
|Etymology||The species epithet is a toponym for Tripura, the Indian state in which all currently known populations are found.|
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