Goniurosaurus huuliensis ORLOV, RYABOV, NGUYEN, NGUYEN & HO, 2008
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Goniurosaurus huuliensis?
|Higher Taxa||Eublepharidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Synonym||Goniurosaurus huuliensis ORLOV, RYABOV, NGUYEN, NGUYEN & HO 2008|
|Distribution||NE Vietnam (Lang Son)|
Type locality: Huu Lien Nature Reserve, Huu Lung district, Lang Son Province, northeastern Vietnam (21°41’ 55.2’’ N 106°22’ 43.8’’ E), 370 m elevation. Map legend:
- Type locality.
- Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.
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|Types||Holotype: ZISP 24654, an adult male, in June 2003, by Nikolai Orlov, Sergei A. Ryabov and Ho Thu Cuc.|
Paratypes. ZISP 24655, IEBR A.0819 (24656), IEBR A.0820 (24657) (three adult males), ZISP 24658 (adult female) collected from Huu Lien-Yen Thinh Nature Reserve, Huu Lung district, Lang Son province, Vietnam, 21°41’ 55.2’’ N 106°22’ 43.8’’ E, 300 – 370 m elevation, in June 2003 by, Nikolay L. Orlov, Sergei A. Ryabov and Ho Tu Cuc.
|Comment||Diagnosis. A species of the genus Goniurosaurus, characterized by a combination of the following characters: long, slim, thin body; wide, posteriorly rounded nuchal loop; three distinct, wide, immaculate dorsal body bands between the nuchal loop and the hind limb (three immaculate dorsal body bands between limb insertions); spots on the dorsal surface of the body not pronounced, noticeable only on the head and in the zone of contact of light belly and dorsal surface; limbs without spots; iris reddish; one small rounded internasal (postrostral) (Fig. 10); 6 – 8 nasal scales surrounding the nare; 41 – 44 eyelid fringe scales; 10 – 11 supralabials, and 9 – 11 infralabials; dorsal body covered by large granular tubercles and small granular scales; 12 – 13 granular scales surround every large granular tubercle on the back; 34 – 36 paravertebral tubercles between limb insertions; deep axillary pockets distinctly noticeable; long, thin digits with wide subdigital lamellae; numbering 8 – 9 on first finger, 11 – 13 on second finger, 15 – 16 on third finger, 18 – 19 on fourth finger, and 8 – 9 on fifth finger; 17 – 19 on first toe, 19 – 20 on second toe, 20 – 21 on third toe, 15 – 16 on fourth toe, and 8 – 9 on fifth toe; claws being sheathed by four scales; 25 – 28 precloacal pores; 2 – 3 postmentals shields bordered by 6 – 8 small gular scales.|
|Etymology||named after the type locality.|
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