Cyrtodactylus leegrismeri CHAN & NORHAYATI, 2010
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cyrtodactylus leegrismeri?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||E: Tenggol Island Bent-toed Gecko|
|Synonym||Cyrtodactylus leegrismeri CHAN & NORHAYATI 2010|
Cyrtodactylus leegrismeri — GRISMER 2011
Cyrtodactylus leegrismeri — GRISMER et al. 2017
|Distribution||Peninsular Malaysia (Pulau Tenggol), S Thailand (Kra Island, Nakhon Si Thammarat Province)|
Type locality: along the forest edge at Tenggol Island Resort (N 04° 48 ′ 36.4 ″ E 103° 40′ 48.3″, 9 m elevation), Pulau Tenggol, Terengganu, Malaysia
|Types||Holotype: UKMHC 545, adult male, collected by Chan Kin Onn at 2300 hrs, 20 June 2009. Paratypes. All paratypes (UKMHC 515, 517, 526, 535, 551) were collected at the same locality and on the same date as the holotype between 2200 and 2400 hrs.|
|Diagnosis||Diagnosis. Cyrtodactylus leegrismeri is distinguished from all other congeners by having a maximum SVL of 92 mm; conical, keeled, tubercles occurring on the occiput, body, hind limbs, and beyond base of tail; no enlarged tubercles on forelimbs; 18–19 longitudinal tubercle rows at midbody; 27–35 ventral scales at midbody; single row of transversely enlarged, median subcaudal scales; subdigital lamellae transversely expanded; 18–20 subdigital lamellae on fourth toe; abrupt transition between posterior and ventral femoral scales; four precloacal pores arranged in an arch; single row of enlarged, non pore-bearing, femoral scales beneath each thigh which are not continuous with precloacal pores; precloacal groove absent, precloacal depression present; weak reticulations on head (adults); dark, indistinct symmetrical blotches on body.|
|Comment||Note the author names are cited this way based on their citation in Grismer et al. 2010 (Zootaxa 2625: 49) despite the fact that the paper says “CHAN KIN ONN & NORHAYATI AHMAD”.|
Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).
|Etymology||The specific epithet leegrismeri honors L. Lee Grismer for his contributions to the study of herpetology in Peninsular Malaysia.|