A New Species of Cnemaspis (Sauna: Gekkonidae) from Southern Thailand

Das, Indraneil and Tzi-Ming, Leong (2004) A New Species of Cnemaspis (Sauna: Gekkonidae) from Southern Thailand. Current Herpetology, 23 (2). pp. 63-71. ISSN 1881-1019

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A new species of Cnemaspis is described from Phuket Island, southern Thailand. The new species can be distinguished from congeners from Southeast Asia by the following combination of characters: SVL to 29.1mm, two semi-circular supranasals separated by a single scale; three postnasals bordering nasal; four scale rows separate orbit from supralabials; posteriorly, each postmental bounded by three smooth, rounded, and juxtaposed scales; scattered spinose paravertebral rows of tubercles on dorsum; gular and pectoral scales unicarinate; abdominal scales not elongated, smooth; tail segmented, with enlarged flattened scales forming whorls, a single pair of spinose postcloacal spurs present; median subcaudals not enlarged, smooth; supralabials (to midorbit position) 6-7; infralabials 6-7; lamellae under toe IV 16-17; midventrals 26-32; and adult males lack preanal and femoral pores.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cnemaspis phuketensis; new species; systematics; Reptilia; Sauria; Phuket Island; Thailand, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QL Zoology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 17 May 2019 04:02
Last Modified: 17 May 2019 04:02
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/24960

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