Cyrtodactylus wetariensis (DUNN, 1927)
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cyrtodactylus wetariensis?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||E: Wetar Bow-fingered Gecko|
|Synonym||Gymnodactylus wetariensis DUNN 1927: 2|
Gymnodactylus (Cyrtodactylus) wetariensis — WERMUTH 1965: 68
Cyrtodactylus wetariensis — KLUGE 1993
Cyrtodactylus (Cyrtodactylus) wetariensis — RÖSLER 2000: 67
Cyrtodactylus wetariensis — MECKE et al. 2016
|Distribution||Indonesia (Wetar Island)|
Type locality: Uhak, northern coast of Wetar Island.
|Types||Holotype: AMNH 32165|
|Diagnosis||DESCRIPTION. head medium, depressed;|
snout one and one-third times the diameter of orbit; orbit equals its distance from the ear opening; latter oblique, one-fifth the diameter of the orbit; forehead concave; head with granules, largest on snout, small tubercles on occiput; nostral broader than high, bordered above by three granules and with a median cleft in the upper part; nostril bordered by the rostral, first labial, postrostral, supranasal and postnasal; labials 10/9; mental triangular; a pair of chin shields meeting behind mental; throat granular; body with granules and with 14-16 series of large trihedral tubercles; lateral fold with enlarged flat or rounded tubercles; ventrals imbricate,smooth,in 38 rows; an angular series of 11 preanal pores, separated by an interspace from the femoral pores which are 12-13 on a side; tail (of No. 32162) terete, uniform granules larger below, whorls of four tubercles on basal part; arms with granules and small tubercles; legs with tubercles the size of those of the back; blackish or gray above with irregular transverse markings of darker;a dark curved mark from one eyeback and across occiput to the other eye; a dark line from eye to shoulder; head and body 70mm (Dunn 1927).
|Comment||Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).|
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