Cyrtodactylus vilaphongi SCHNEIDER, NGUYEN, DUC LE, NOPHASEUD, BONKOWSKI & ZIEGLER, 2014
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cyrtodactylus vilaphongi?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Synonym||Cyrtodactylus vilaphongi SCHNEIDER, NGUYEN, DUC LE, NOPHASEUD, BONKOWSKI & ZIEGLER 2014|
Type locality: Near Ban Xieng Muak (19°48.772’N, 102°06.181’E, elevation 597 m), Luang Prabang District, Luang Prabang Province, Laos
|Types||Holotype. IEBR A.2013.103, adult female, collected by Truong Quang Nguyen and Vilaphong Kanyasone on 16 August 2013.|
Paratype. NUOL R-2013.5, adult female, collected by Truong Quang Nguyen, Nicole Schneider, Liphone Nophaseud, Vilaphong Kanyasone on 10 August 2013, the same locality as the holotype.
|Comment||Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).|
|Etymology||The new species is named in honour of Mr. Vilaphong Kanyasone, a staff of Provincial Natural Resources and Environmental Office of Luang Prabang Province, Laos, who collected the holotype and provided a great support for our field research in Laos.|