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Lizards and crocodiles of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Tenggol Island bent-toed gecko

Binomial name: Cyrtodactylus leegrismeri, Chan Kin Onn & Norhayati Ahmad, 2010

The Tenggol Island bent-toed gecko (Cyrtodactylus leegrismeri ) is a species of lizard in the family Gekkonidae. The species is endemic to Tenggol Island in Malaysia.

Etymology

The specific name, leegrismeri, is in honor of American herpetologist Larry Lee Grismer.

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Site notes

According a paper published by Songklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology, this species is also found in Kra Island in Nakhon Si Thammarat Province of Thailand.

Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Lacertilia
Family
Gekkonidae
Genus
Cyrtodactylus
Species
Cyrtodactylus leegrismeri

Common names

  • English: Tenggol Island bent-toed gecko

Synonyms

  • Cyrtodactylus leegrismeri, Larry Lee Grismer et al. (2017)
  • Cyrtodactylus leegrismeri, Larry Lee Grismer (2011)
  • Cyrtodactylus leegrismeri, Chan Kin Onn & Norhayati Ahmad (2010)

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Range Map

Distribution map of Tenggol Island bent-toed gecko, Cyrtodactylus leegrismeri in Thailand
  • Kra Island
Range map of Cyrtodactylus leegrismeri in Thailand