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Published: 2010-03-05
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A new insular species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from northeastern Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysia

Institute for Environment and Development (LESTARI), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 Bangi, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 Bangi, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Reptilia Bent-toed gecko endemic insular Tenggol Island


A new species of endemic Cyrtodactylus is described from Pulau Tenggol, Terengganu, off the northeastern coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It differs from other Sunda Shelf species by having a maximum SVL of 92 mm, enlarged tubercles on body and hind limbs but none on fore limbs, 27–35 ventral scale, a single row of transversely enlarged, median subcaudal scales, 18–20 subdigital lamellae on fourth toe, four precloacal pores, and a single row of enlarged, non porebearing femoral scales beneath each thigh which are not continuous with the precloacal pores.


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