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Cyrtodactylus martinstolli (DAREVSKY, HELFENBERGER, ORLOV & SHAH, 1998)

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Barred gecko 
SynonymGonydactylus martinstolli DAREVSKY, HELFENBERGER, ORLOV & SHAH 1998
Cyrtodactylus martinstollii — DAREVSKY et al. 1997
Gymnodactylus martinstollii — DAREVSKY et al. 1997
Cyrtopodion martinstolli — RÖSLER 2000: 74
Siwaligekko martinstolli — KHAN 2003
Cyrtodactylus martinstollii — MAHONY et al. 2009 
DistributionNepal (only known from type locality)

Type locality: road between Ilam town and Pawakhola village, 1200-1300 m elevation, Ilam distr. Mecha Prov.,E Nepal (Ilam: 26°54'54''N, 87°55'48''E; Pawakhola: 26°58'33''N, 87°54'39''E)  
TypesHolotype: MHNG 2590.09; paratypes: MHNG 2590.10-33; ZISP 20685 
EtymologyNamed after Martin Stoll (b.1956), a Swiss photographer, IT specialist, and naturalist. Stoll supported the expedition to Nepal during the holotype was collected. 
  • AGARWAL, ISHAN; STEPHEN MAHONY, VARAD B. GIRI, R. CHAITANYA, AARON M. BAUER 2018. Six new Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from northeast India. Zootaxa 4524 (5): 501–535 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Darevsky, I. S., N. Helfenberger, N. Orlov & K. Shah 1998. Two new species of the genus Gonydactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from eastern Nepal. Russ. J. Herpetol. 4 (2): 89-93 [1997] - get paper here
  • Grismer, L. L., Wood, P. L., Poyarkov, N. A., Le, M. D., Kraus, F., Agarwal, I., ... & Grismer, J. L. 2021. Phylogenetic partitioning of the third-largest vertebrate genus in the world, Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 (Reptilia; Squamata; Gekkonidae) and its relevance to taxonomy and conservation. Vertebrate Zoology 71: 101–154 - get paper here
  • Kästle , W., Rai, K. & Schleich, H.H. 2013. FIELD GUIDE to Amphibians and Reptiles of Nepal. ARCO-Nepal e.V., 625 pp. - get paper here
  • Khan, M.S. 2003. Questions of generic designation of angular-toed geckos of Pakistan with descriptions of three new genera (Reptilia: Gekkonidae). J. nat. hist. Wildl. 2 (2): 1-9
  • Mahony, S., M. Ahmed, M. K. Hossain, M. M. Kabir & M. K. Hasan 2009. Cyrtodactylus ayeyarwadyensis Bauer, 2003 (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) in Bangladesh with habitat details of new collection localities and a discussion of morphological variation. Salamandra 45 (4): 245–260 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
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