Nactus kunan FISHER & ZUG, 2012
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Nactus kunan?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Synonym||Nactus kunan FISHER & ZUG 2012|
|Distribution||Papua New Guinea (Admiralty Islands)|
Type locality: Papua New Guinea, Admiralty Islands, Manus Island, Sohoniliu Village (2.11296°S 147.14912°E) Map legend:
- Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.
NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
|Types||Holotype: USNM 576300, adult female, collected by Robert N. Fisher and villagers from Sohoniliu Village, 26 May 2010.|
Paratype. Same collection data as holotype PNGNM 25190 (RNF8981), juvenile female.
|Etymology||The specific name comes from the Tokples people’s (Nali language) term for bumblebee; this is in reference to the striking bicolor yellow and black banding of holotype. Note that the description explicitly says Nactus kunan FISHER & ZUG although the author order is inversed on the paper.|
As link to this species use URL address:
without field 'search_param'. Field 'search_param' is used for browsing search result.