Gekko vietnamensis SANG, 2010
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Gekko vietnamensis?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||E: Vietnam Gecko|
Vietnamese: Tac ke viet nam.
|Synonym||Gekko vietnamensis SANG 2010|
|Distribution||Vietnam (An Giang)|
Type locality: Tức Dụp Hill (10°22'35.1"N, 104°57'35.3"E; 43 m elevation), An Giang Province, southern Vietnam.
|Types||Holotype: ITBCZ 667, adult male, colleted on 2 August 2008, by Nguyen Ngoc Sang. |
Paratypes. ITBCZ 668–670, ITBCZ 700–702—six adult males, ITBCZ 671—adult female, same data as holotype.
|Diagnosis||Diagnosis. Gekko vietnamensis sp. nov. has the following diagnostic characters: a medium size (SVL up to 91 mm); lack of precloacal and femoral pores, no enlarged femoral scales; rostral touching nostril; 11–12 supralabials, 10–11 infralabials; body slender with four unclear transverse bands on the back and 28–30 scales across mid-belly; 18–20 undivided transverse lamellae under the fourth toe, digits free; and tail longer than snout-vent length with enlarged undivided transverse subcaudal scales.|
|Comment||Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).|
|Etymology||named after its origin in Vietnam.|