Ptychozoon kaengkrachanense SUMONTHA, PAUWELS, KUNYA, LIMLIKHITAKSORN, RUKSUE, TAOKRATOK, ANSERMET & CHANHOME, 2012
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Ptychozoon kaengkrachanense?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||Thai: Took-kay bin Kaeng Krachan|
E: Kaeng Krachan Parachute Gecko
F: Gecko planant de Kaeng Krachan
|Synonym||Ptychozoon kaengkrachanense SUMONTHA, PAUWELS, KUNYA, LIMLIKHITAKSORN, RUKSUE, TAOKRATOK, ANSERMET & CHANHOME 2012|
|Distribution||W Thailand (Phetchaburi Province: Kaeng Krachan National Park)|
Type locality: Khao Phanernthung (coordinates UTM UPS ca. 47 p0539530 1417468 = 12°49'18.8"N 099°21'51.4"E; elevation ca. 970 m asl), Kaeng Krachan National Park, Amphoe (= District) Kaeng Krachan, Phetchaburi Province, western Thailand.
|Types||Holotype: PSUZC-RT 2012.1, adult female (formerly Montri Sumontha (MS) field number 541). Collected 15 March 2012 by S. Ruksue, P. Chamted and A. Limsuwan.|
Paratypes. Adult female QSMI 1169 (formerly MS 545) and adult males PSUZC-RT 2012.2 (formerly MS 542), same locality and collector as holotype. KZM 010 (formerly MS 543) from Amphoe Kaeng Krachan, Phetchaburi Province, western Thailand. Collected 15 June 2011 by K. Kunya.
|Comment||Habitat: montane evergreen forest|
Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).
|Etymology||The specific epithet is a reference to Kaeng Krachan National Park and Kaeng Krachan District, Phetchaburi Province (the type locality of the new species).|