Cyrtodactylus phuquocensis Ngo, Grismer, & Grismer 2010

Murdoch, Matthew L., Grismer, L. Lee, Wood Jr, Perry L., Neang, Thy, Poyarkov, Nikolay A., Tri, Ngo Van, Nazarov, Roman A., Aowp, 2019, Six new species of the Cyrtodactylus intermedius complex (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Cardamom Mountains and associated highlands of Southeast Asia, Zootaxa 4554 (1), pp. 1-62: 54-57

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Cyrtodactylus phuquocensis Ngo, Grismer, & Grismer 2010
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Cyrtodactylus phuquocensis Ngo, Grismer, & Grismer 2010 

Phu Quoc Island Bent-toed Gecko

Fig. 22View FIGURE 22, Table 15.

Cyrtodactylus phuquocensis Ngo, Grismer, & Grismer 2010 

Holotype. LSUHC 5975View Materials; “ Phu Quoc National Park , Phu Quoc Island, Kien Giang Province Biosphere Reserve, Vietnam ”. 

Diagnosis. Adult males reaching 81.6 mm SVL, adult females reaching 85.8 mm SVL; eight supralabials, 9 or 10 infralabials; 30 or 31 paravertebral tubercles; 18 or 19 longitudinal rows of dorsal tubercles; 40–42 rows of ventral scales; five or six expanded subdigital lamellae proximal to the digital inflection, 12 or 13 unmodified, distal, subdigital lamellae; 17–19 total subdigital lamellae on fourth toe; enlarged femoral and precloacal scales continuous; 27 or 28 enlarged femoral scales; proximal femoral scales less than half the size as distal femorals; six or seven enlarged precloacal scales with pores on each in males; two or three rows of enlarged post-precloacal scales; two or three postcloacal tubercles; interdigital pocketing absent; dark pigmented blotches absent from top of head; posterior border of nuchal loop rounded; and four dark body bands ( Table 15). These characters are scored across all species of the Cyrtodactylus intermedius  complex in Table 7.

Remarks. Cyrtodactylus phuquocensis  is endemic to Phu Quoc Island, Kien Giang Province, Vietnam ( Ngo et al. 2010) and is the sister species to the remaining taxa in the eastern group from which it bears a sequence difference of 5.4–7.7% ( Table 4).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Reptilia

Order

Squamata

Family

Gekkonidae

Genus

Cyrtodactylus

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Cyrtodactylus phuquocensis Ngo, Grismer, & Grismer 2010

Murdoch, Matthew L., Grismer, L. Lee, Wood Jr, Perry L., Neang, Thy, Poyarkov, Nikolay A., Tri, Ngo Van, Nazarov, Roman A., Aowp 2019
2019
Loc

Cyrtodactylus phuquocensis

Ngo, Grismer, & Grismer 2010
2010