Cyrtodactylus yathepyanensis GRISMER, WOOD JR, THURA, ZIN, QUAH, MURDOCH, GRISMER, LIN, KYAW & LWIN, 2017
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cyrtodactylus yathepyanensis?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||Yathe Pyan cave bent-toed gecko|
|Synonym||Cyrtodactylus yathepyanensis GRISMER, WOOD JR, THURA, ZIN, QUAH, MURDOCH, GRISMER, LIN, KYAW & LWIN 2017: 74|
|Distribution||Myanmar (Hpa-an District, Kayin State)|
Type locality: Yathe Pyan Cave 9 km south-west of Hpa-an, Hpa-an District, Kayin State, Myanmar (N16°50.114, E97°34.243; 22 m in elevation).
|Types||Holotype: LSUHC 12823, Adult male, collected on 4 October 2016 at 1800 h by Evan S. H. Quah, Matthew L. Murdoch, L. Lee Grismer, Marta S. Grismer, Myint Kyaw Thura, Perry L. Wood, Jr., Thaw Zin and Htet Kyaw.|
Paratypes: Adult females BYU 52228–29 and LSUHC 12822 bear the same collection data as the holotype.
|Etymology||The specific epithet, yathepyanensis (pronounced ya-thay-pee-an-ensis), is a noun in apposition in reference to the type locality of Yathe Pyan Cave.|