Cnemaspis jacobsoni DAS, 2005
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cnemaspis jacobsoni?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Synonym||Cnemaspis jacobsoni DAS 2005|
Cnemaspis jacobseni [sic] — GRISMER & ONN 2008
Cnemaspis jacobseni [sic] — GRISMER et al. 2010
|Distribution||Indonesia (Simeulue, Mentawi Archipelago)|
Type locality: Labuan Badjan, Pulau Simeulue (02° 35’N; 96° 05’E), Aceh Propinsi, Republic of Indonesia
|Types||Holotype: ZMA.RENA 11990|
|Diagnosis||Diagnosis. A small species of Cnemaspis (SVL to 30.5 mm), diagnosable from conspecific species in showing the following combination of characters: two semicircular supranasals that are separated by two scales, a large anterior one that contacts rostral and a small posterior one; four postnasals bound nasal; posteriorly, each postmental is bounded by four smooth, rounded and juxtaposed scales; no paravertebral rows of tubercles on dorsum; pectoral and abdominal scales distinctly elongated and imbricate, bearing a single keel; spinous processes on lateral surface of body; tail segmented, with enlarged flattened scales forming whorls; median subcaudals enlarged, unicarinate; supralabials (to midorbit position) 6-7; infralabials 7-8; lamellae under toe IV 14; and adult males lack preanal and femoral pores as well as a preanal depression.|
|Comment||Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).|
|Etymology||Named after Dutch businessman-amateur zoologist, Edward Richard Jacobson (1870–1944), collector of the type series.|
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