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Hemiphyllodactylus tehtarik GRISMER, WOOD Jr, ANUAR, MUIN, QUAH, MCGUIRE, BROWN, VAN TRI & THAI, 2013

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesTebu Mountain Slender-toed Gecko 
SynonymHemiphyllodactylus tehtarik GRISMER, WOOD Jr, ANUAR, MUIN, QUAH, MCGUIRE, BROWN, VAN TRI & THAI 2013 
DistributionWestern Malaysia (Terengganu)

Type locality: Gunung Tebu, Terengganu, Malaysia (05°36.11′ N, 102°36.19′ E; 600 m elevation.  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: ZRC LSUHC 10904, adult female, collected on 2 September 2010 by Mohd Abdul Muin and Shahrul Anuar and at 2200 h. 
CommentSimilar species: GRISMER et al. 2013 also identified up to 10 other new species which they preliminarily only called Hemiphyllodactylus sp. 1-10.

Distribution: see map in Grismer et al. 2015 (Fig. 1C).

Abundance: only known from the type specimen (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyThis species is named after a traditional Malaysian tea, Teh Tarik, which bears the rich orangish coloration of the holotype. 
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; AWAL RIYANTO, DJOKO T. ISKANDAR & JIMMY A. MCGUIRE 2014. A new species of Hemiphyllodactylus Bleeker, 1860 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Pulau Enggano, southwestern Sumatra, Indonesia. Zootaxa 3821 (4): 485–495
  • 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 2015. 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
  • Grismer, L.L.; PERRY L. WOOD Jr, SHAHRUL ANUAR, MOHD ABDUL MUIN, EVAN S. H. QUAH, JIMMY A. MCGUIRE,, RAFE M. BROWN,0, NGO VAN TRI and PHAM HONG THAI 2013. Integrative taxonomy uncovers high levels of cryptic species diversity in Hemiphyllodactylus Bleeker, 1860 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) and the description of a new species from Peninsular Malaysia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 169: 849–880
  • 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
  • NGO VAN TRI; L. LEE GRISMER, PHAM HONG THAI & P. L. WOOD, JR. 2014. A new species of Hemiphyllodactylus Bleeker, 1860 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Ba Na–Nui Chua Nature Reserve, Central Vietnam. Zootaxa 3760 (4): 539–552 - get paper here
 
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