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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesThai: Took-kai Doi Inthanon
E: Doi Inthanon bent-toed gecko
French: Cyrtodactyle du Doï Inthanon
G: Doi Inthanon Bogenfingergecko
Dutch: Doiinthanonkromvingergekko 
DistributionN Thailand (Chiang Mai)

Type locality: Doi Inthanon (ca. 18°35'32" N, 098°29'12" E, alt. ca. 700 m asl), Amphoe (= District) Jom Thong, Chiang Mai Province, northern Thailand.  
TypesHolotype: THNHM 22550; adult male. Collected by W. Dongkumfu on 7 February 2014. Paratypes. THNHM 25605 (field no. MS 320) and CUMZ-R-0.2320 (field no. MS 503), adult females, same locality, date and collector data as the holotype. 
DiagnosisDiagnosis. Cyrtodactylus inthanon sp. nov. can be distinguished from all other congeneric species by its maximum known SVL of 87.3 mm; 18 to 20 longitudinal rows of dorsal tubercles; a continuous series of 34 to 37 enlarged femoro-precloacal scales, including four to six pitted (female) or pore-bearing (male) scales on each femur separated by a diastema from five pitted (females) or pore-bearing (male) precloacal scales; no precloacal groove nor depression; transversely enlarged subcaudal scales; and three to five irregular beige dorsal bands between limb insertions. 
CommentAbundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
  • CHOMDEJ, S., SUWANNAPOOM, C., PAWANGKHANANT, P., PRADIT, W., NAZAROV, R. A., GRISMER, L. L., & POYARKOV, N. A. 2020. A new species Cyrtodactytlus Gray (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from western Thailand and the phylogenetic placement of C. inthanon and C. doisuthep. Zootaxa 4838 (2): 179-209 - get paper here
  • KUNYA, KIRATI; MONTRI SUMONTHA, NONN PANITVONG, WUTTIPONG DONGKUMFU, THANA SIRISAMPHAN & OLIVIER S. G. PAUWELS 2015. A new forest-dwelling Bent-toed Gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae: Cyrtodactylus) from Doi Inthanon, Chiang Mai Province, northern Thailand. Zootaxa 3905 (3): 573–584 - get paper here
  • Kwet, A. 2016. Liste der im Jahr 2015 neu beschriebenen Reptilien. Terraria-Elaphe 2016 (3): 56-67 - get paper here
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
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