Hemidactylus treutleri MAHONY, 2009
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Hemidactylus treutleri?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||Treutler’s gecko|
|Synonym||Hemidactylus treutleri MAHONY 2009|
|Distribution||India (Andhra Pradesh, Telangana)|
Type locality: Outer stone wall of Golconda Fort, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. Map legend:
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|Types||Holotype: ZSI 25711 (male), collector Graham O’ Brian, February 3, 2007.|
|Comment||Diagnosis. This species differs from all Indian species of the genus Hemidactylus by the following combination of characteristics: SVL 59.1 – 70.2 mm, 15 – 16 transverse rows of tubercles at midbody, 6 transverse rows of tubercles on the first segment of the tail, 6 – 7 lamellae on digit I of pes and 9 on digit IV of pes, 14 precloacal-femoral pores in males, 11 – 12 supralabials, 10 infralabials and three enlarged postcloacal spurs, posterior most spur being approximately three times larger than the anterior pair which are of equal size to each other.|
|Etymology||Named “in honor of Uli Treutler (1951 – 2006) who passed away from cancer. A highly regarded German born herpetoculturist in Ireland and good friend to all who knew him.”|
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