Cnemaspis andalas ISKANDAR, MCGUIRE & AMARASINGHE, 2017
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cnemaspis andalas?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Synonym||Cnemaspis andalas ISKANDAR, MCGUIRE & AMARASINGHE 2017|
|Distribution||Indonesia (West Sumatra)|
Type locality: Rimbo Panti, West Sumatra, Indonesia, 296 m elevation (0.3405°N, 100.07283°E),
|Types||Holotype: MZB 12999, Male, SVL 31.3 mm, collected on 5 November 2008 by J. A. McGuire and party. Paratypes. Female, MVZ 269630, SVL 27.2 mm, Rimbo Panti, West Sumatra, Indonesia, 775 m (0.35001°N, 100.03278°E), bears the same data as the holotype. Female, MZB 13000, SVL 33.8 mm, Ngalau Seribu (=Thousand Caves), Harau Valley, Payakumbuh, West Sumatra, Indonesia (0°23’ S, 100°63’ E), collected on 29 August 2009 by D. Gusman and Desman.|
|Etymology||Andalas is the local common name of the tree Morus macrourus (family Moraceae) but is more frequently used for the region inhabited by this species. Andalas also is an ancient name used in the 13th Century for Sumatra, Indonesia, and is formed here as an invariable noun in apposition.|