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Cyrtodactylus himalayanus DUDA & SAHI, 1978

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Himalayan bent-toed Gecko 
SynonymCyrtodactylus himalayanus DUDA & SAHI 1978
Tenuidactylus himalayanus — SZCZERBAK & GOLUBEV 1984: 55
Gonydactylus himalayanus — KLUGE 1991: 12
Cyrtodactylus himalayanus — KLUGE 1993: 8
Cyrtopodion himalayanus — RÖSLER 2000: 69
Siwaligekko himalayanus — KHAN 2003
Cyrtopodion himalayanum — FROST 2007 (pers. comm.)
Cyrtodactylus himalayanus — BAUER et al. 2013 
DistributionN India (Jammu, Kashmir)

Type locality: Kishtwar town, Doda district, Jammu, India.  
TypesHolotype: JU (given as BJRG 2-8) (Museum of the Department of Biosciences, University of Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir State, India) 
  • AGARWAL, ISHAN; AKSHAY KHANDEKAR, AARON M. BAUER 2018. A new bent-toed gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae: Cyrtodactylus) from the Western Himalayas, Himachal Pradesh, India. Zootaxa 4446 (4): 442–454 - get paper here
  • BAUER, AARON M.; RAFAQAT MASROOR, JAMES TITUS-MCQUILLAN, MATTHEW P. HEINICKE,, JUAN D. DAZA & TODD R. JACKMAN 2013. A preliminary phylogeny of the Palearctic naked-toed geckos (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) with taxonomic implications. Zootaxa 3599 (4): 301–324 - get paper here
  • Duda P L; Sahi D N 1978. Cyrtodactylus himalayanus: a new gekkonid species from Jammu, India. Journal of Herpetology 12 (3): 351-354 - get paper here
  • Kluge A G 1993. Gekkonoid Lizard Taxonomy. International Gecko Society, San Diego, 245 pp.
  • Krysko, K. L.; Rehman, H. & Auffenberg, K. 2007. A new species of Cyrtopodion (Gekkonidae: Gekkoninae) from Pakistan. Herpetologica 63 (1): 100-113 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Sahi D.N., Koul S. 2020. Annotated List of Amphibians and Reptiles of Jammu and Kashmir State. In: Dar G. & Khuroo A. (eds) Biodiversity of the Himalaya: Jammu and Kashmir State. Topics in Biodiversity and Conservation, vol 18. Springer, Singapore - get paper here
  • Venugopal, P.D. 2010. An updated and annotated list of Indian lizards (Reptilia: Sauria) based on a review of distribution records and checklists of Indian reptiles. Journal of Threatened Taxa 2 (3): 725-738. - get paper here
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