Gekko truongi PHUNG & ZIEGLER, 2011
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Gekko truongi?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||E: Truong’s Gecko|
Vietnamese: Tắc kè trường
G: Truongs Gecko
|Synonym||Gekko truongi PHUNG & ZIEGLER 2011|
|Distribution||S Vietnam (Khanh Hoa)|
Type locality: Cuc Dong Cape, Ninh Hoa District, Khanh Hoa Province, South Vietnam
|Types||Holotype: IEBR A.2011.1, adult male, collected on 12 June 2011 by T. M. Phung (Figs. 1, 3 and 4).|
Paratypes: ZFMK 92292, adult male, and IEBR A.2011.2, adult female, the same collection data as the holo- type (Fig. 2).
|Comment||Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).|
|Etymology||Named after the author’s friend and colleague Dr. Truong Quang Nguyen from the Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources in Hanoi, in recognition of his numerous and groundbreaking scientific contributions towards a better understanding of the amphibian and reptilian fauna of Vietnam.|