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Cyrtodactylus redimiculus KING, 1962

IUCN Red List - Cyrtodactylus redimiculus - Near Threatened, NT

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Palawan Bow-fingered Gecko 
SynonymCyrtodactylus redimiculus KING 1962
Gymnodactylus (Cyrtodactylus) redimiculus — WERMUTH 1965: 66
Cyrtodactylus (Cyrtodactylus) redimiculus — RÖSLER 2000: 67 
DistributionPhilippines (Palawan, SE of Thumb Peak)

Type locality: Southeast of the Thumb Peak (500 m), about 5 km WNW Iwahig, Palawan, Philippines  
TypesHolotype: CAS-SUR 23181 
DiagnosisDiagnosis. A Cyrtodactylus with an angular series of 5 to 8 preanal pores; 8 to 9 femoral pores in the males (absent in females); no ventro-lateral fold; 3 light crossbands between the level of the axilla and the groin (from KING 1962). 
  • King, W. 1962. A new gekkonid lizard of the genus Cyrtodactylus from the Philippine Islands. Fieldiana, Zoology, 44:117—120. - get paper here
  • Linkem, Charles W.; Jimmy A. McGuire, Christopher J. Hayden, Mohammed Iqbal Setiadi, David P. Bickford, and Rafe M. Brown 2008. A New Species of Bent-Toe Gecko (Gekkonidae: Cyrtodactylus) from Sulawesi Island, Eastern Indonesia. Herpetologica 64 (2): 224-234 - get paper here
  • NGO, VAN TRI 2013. Cyrtodactylus dati, a new forest dwelling Bent-toed Gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from southern Vietnam. Zootaxa 3616 (2): 151–164 - get paper here
  • Oaks, J. R., Siler, C. D. and Brown, R. M. 2019. The comparative biogeography of Philippine geckos challenges predictions from a paradigm of climate‐driven vicariant diversification across an island archipelago. Evolution doi:10.1111/evo.13754 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. & Glaw, F. 2008. A new species of Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Malaysia including a literature survey of mensural and meristic data in the genus. Zootaxa 1729: 8–22 - get paper here
  • Siler, Cameron D.; Jamie R. Oaks, Jacob A. Esselstyn, Arvin C. Diesmos, Rafe M. Brown 2010. Phylogeny and biogeography of Philippine bent-toed geckos (Gekkonidae: Cyrtodactylus) contradict a prevailing model of Pleistocene diversification. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 55 (2): 699-710 - get paper here
  • Supsup CE, Asis AA, Carestia Jr UV, Diesmos AC, Mallari NAD, Brown RM 2020. Variation in species richness, composition and herpetological community structure across a tropical habitat gradient of Palawan Island, Philippines. Herpetozoa 33: 95-111 - get paper here
  • Welton, L.J, Siler, C.D., Diesmos, A.C. & Brown, R.M. 2010. Phylogeny-based species delimitation of southern Philippines bent-toed geckos and a new species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from western Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago. Zootaxa 2390: 49–68 - get paper here
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