Cyrtodactylus trilatofasciatus GRISMER, WOOD JR, QUAH, ANUAR, MUIN, SUMONTHA, AHMAD, BAUER, WANGKULANGKUL, GRISMER9 & PAUWELS, 2012
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|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||E: Cameron Highlands Bent-toed Gecko|
|Synonym||Cyrtodactylus trilatofasciatus GRISMER, WOOD JR, QUAH, ANUAR, MUIN, SUMONTHA, AHMAD, BAUER, WANGKULANGKUL, GRISMER & PAUWELS 2012|
Cyrtodactylus trilatofasciatus — GRISMER & QUAH 2019
|Distribution||Peninsular Malaysia (Cameron Highlands)|
Type locality: Ringlet, Cameron Highlands, Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia (04°24.516 N, 100°22.591 E) at 1109 m elevation
|Types||Holotype: ZRC 2.6976, adult male, collected on 29 March 2011 by L. Grismer and Chan, K. O. Paratypes.—Paratypes ZRC 2.6977–78, and LSUHC 0461 (adult female, adult male and adult female, respectively) have the same collection data as the holotype.|
|Diagnosis||Diagnosis.—Adult males reaching 122.2 mm SVL, adult females reaching 119.1 mm SVL; 10–12 supralabials, 8–11 infralabials; tubercles of dorsum small to moderate with no intervening smaller tubercles; no tubercles on ventral surfaces of forelimbs, gular region, or in ventrolateral body fold; 34–38 paravertebral tubercles; 23–27 longitudinal rows of dorsal tubercles; 33–36 rows of ventral scales; 22–27 subdigital lamellae on fourth toe; 41–46 femoro-precloacal pores in males; dorsum not bearing a scattered pattern of white tubercles; three body bands in adults lacking lightened centers and light colored tubercles; body band to interspace ratio 2.00–2.75; six or seven wide, dark, caudal bands on original tail; white caudal bands in adults not heavily infused with dark pigment; and posterior portion of tail in hatchlings and juveniles banded not white. These characters are scored across all species of the Cyrtodactylus pulchellus complex in Table 6 [GRISMER et al. 2012].|
|Comment||Habitat: hill dipterocarp and montane forests|
Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).
|Etymology||The specific epithet trilatofasciatus comes from the Latin words ter meaning three, latus meaning wide, and fasciatus meaning banded and refers the diagnostic character state of having three wide bands.|
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