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Hemiphyllodactylus bintik GRISMER, WOOD, ANUAR, QUAH, MUIN, ONN, SUMARLI & LOREDO, 2015

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: SPOTTED DWARF GECKO
Malay: CICAK KERDIL BERINTIK 
SynonymHemiphyllodactylus bintik GRISMER, WOOD, ANUAR, QUAH, MUIN, ONN, SUMARLI & LOREDO 2015 
DistributionWest Malaysia (Terengganu)

Type locality: at 800 m elevation on Gunung Tebu, Terengganu, Peninsular Malaysia (05°36.11′N, 102°36.19′S).  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: LSUHC 11216, adult male collected by Chan Kin Onn on 2 July 2013 
CommentSympatry: H. tehtarik is found in the vicinity of H. bintik

Abundance: only known from the type specimen (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyThe specific epithet ‘bintik’ is a Malaysian word for ‘spot’, and refers to the spotted dorsal pattern of this species. 
References
  • COBOS, ANTHONY; L. LEE GRISMER, PERRY L. WOOD, JR., EVAN S. H. QUAH, SHAHRUL ANUAR, MOHD ABDUL MUIN 2016. Phylogenetic relationships of geckos of the Hemiphyllodactylus harterti group, a new species from Penang Island, Peninsular Malaysia, and a likely case of true cryptic speciation Zootaxa 4107 (3): 367-380 - get paper here
  • Grismer, L. Lee; Perry L. Wood Jr, Shahrul Anuar, Evan S. H. Quah, Mohd Abdul Muin, Chan Kin Onn, Alexandra X. Sumarli and Ariel I. Loredo 1860. Repeated evolution of sympatric, palaeoendemic species in closely related, co-distributed lineages of Hemiphyllodactylus Bleeker, 1860 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) across a sky-island archipelago in Peninsular Malaysia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 174 (4): 859–876; DOI: 10.1111/zoj.12254 - get paper here
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • SUKPRASERT, APISAK; SURAPOP SUTTHIWISES, VIRAYUTH LAUHACHINDA, WUT TAKSINTUM 2018. Two new species of Hemiphyllodactylus Bleeker (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Thailand. Zootaxa 4369 (3): 363–376 - get paper here
 
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