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Cyrtopodion medogense (ZHAO & LI, 1987)

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesChinese: 墨脱弯脚虎 
SynonymTenuidactylus medogensis ZHAO & LI 1987
Cyrtodactylus medogensis — ZHAO & ADLER 1993: 179
Cyrtodactylus medogensis — GUO et al. 1999
Cyrtopodion medogensis — RÖSLER 2000: 74
Cyrtopodion medogense — FROST 2007 (pers. comm.)
Cyrtodactylus medogense — SHI & ZHAO 2010 
DistributionChina (Kabu, Medog Co., Xizang [Tibet] Autonomous Region; 1250 m elevation

Type locality: Kabu, Medog Co., Xizang (Tibet) Autonomous Region, China; 1,250 m elevation.  
TypesHolotype: CIB 8380188, Female. 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
  • Guo, P., F. J. Zhang, and Y. Y. Chen. 1999. Catalogue of type specimens of reptiles in the Herpetological Collections of Chengdu Institute of Biology,the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Asiatic Herpetological Research 8: 43~47 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Rösler, Herbert 1995. Bemerkungen über eine vorläufig unbezeichnete Cyrtopodion-Art aus Ost-Turkestan (China, Provinz Xinjiang). Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin 71: 151-154 - get paper here
  • Shi, Lei & Zhao, Hui 2010. A new species of Cyrtodactylus (Reptilia: Squamata: Geckkonidae) from Xizang Autonomous Region, China. Zootaxa 2336: 51–60 - get paper here
  • Wang, Kai; Jinlong Ren, Hongman Chen, Zhitong Lyu, Xianguang Guo Ke Jiang, Jinmin Chen, Jiatang Li, Peng Guo, Yingyong Wang, Jing Che 2020. The updated checklists of amphibians and reptiles of China. Biodiversity Science 28 (2): 189-218 - get paper here
  • Zhao Ermi; Li Shengquan 1987. The herpetofaunal composition and characteristics of Mount Namjagbarwa, Tibet. Acta Herpetologica Sinica 6 (2): 36-42 - get paper here
  • Zhao Ermi; Li Shengquan 1987. A new lizard of Tenuidactylus and a new Tibetan snake record of Amphiesma. Acta Herpetologica Sinica 6 (1): 48-51 - get paper here
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