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Species of Thailand

McGuire’s rock gecko

Thai: จิ้งจกนิ้วยาวมลายู, ching chok niew Malayu

Binomial name: Cnemaspis mcguirei, Larry Lee Grismer, Jesse Leland Grismer, Perry L. Wood Jr. & Chan Kin Onn, 2008

Cnemaspis mcguirei , also known commonly as McGuire's rock gecko, is a species of gecko, a lizard in the family Gekkonidae. The species is endemic to western Malaysia.

Etymology

The specific name, mcguirei, is in honor of American herpetologist Jimmy A. McGuire.

Reproduction

C. mcguirei is oviparous.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Lacertilia
Family
Gekkonidae
Genus
Cnemaspis
Species
Cnemaspis mcguirei

Common names

  • German: McGuires Felsengecko
  • English:
    • McGuire’s rock gecko
    • Malayan rock gecko
    • Bintang round-eyed gecko
  • Thai: จิ้งจกนิ้วยาวมลายู, ching chok niew Malayu

Synonyms

  • Cnemaspis mcguirei, Larry Lee Grismer et al. (2014)
  • Cnemaspis mcguirei, Larry Lee Grismer, Jesse Leland Grismer, Perry L. Wood Jr. & Chan Kin Onn (2008)
  • Cnemaspis kendallii, Indraneil Das & Aaron Matthew Bauer (1998)
  • Gonatodes affinis, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1930)
  • Gonatodes affinis, George Albert Boulenger (1912)
  • Gonatodes kendalli, George Albert Boulenger (1912)
  • Gonatodes affinis, George Albert Boulenger (1903)
  • Gonatodes affinis, Frank Fortesque Laidlaw (1901)

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