Zoological Research ›› 2018, Vol. 39 ›› Issue (3): 202-219.doi: 10.24272/j.issn.2095-8137.2018.010

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A new karst-dwelling bent-toed gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae: Cyrtodactylus) from Xiangkhoang Province, northeastern Laos

Roman A. Nazarov1,*, Olivier S.G. Pauwels2, Evgeniy L. Konstantinov3, Anatoliy S. Chulisov3, Nikolai L. Orlov4, Nikolay A. Poyarkov, Jr.5,6,*    

  1. 1 Zoological Museum, Moscow State University, Moscow 125009, Russia
    2 Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels B-1000, Belgium
    3 Institute of Natural Sciences, Kaluga State University named after K.I. Tsiolkovskii, Kaluga 248023, Russia
    4 Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg 199034, Russia
    5 Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Biological Faculty, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow 119234, Russia
    6 Joint Russian-Vietnamese Tropical Research and Technological Center, 63 Nguyen Van Huyen Road, Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Online:2018-05-18 Published:2018-04-27
  • Contact: Roman A. Nazarov,Nikolay A. Poyarkov, Jr.,E-mail: r_nazarov@mail.ru; n.poyarkov@gmail.com E-mail:r_nazarov@mail.ru; n.poyarkov@ gmail.com
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Abstract: We describe a new karst-dwelling Cyrtodactylus from Ban Thathom, Xiangkhoang Province, northeastern Laos. The new species can be distinguished from other congeners by having four dark dorsal bands between limb insertions, a discontinuous nuchal loop, 10 precloacal pores in males or 10–12 precloacal pits (females) separated by a diastema from a series of enlarged femoral scales bearing 18 or 19 pores (male) or 8–10 pits (females) along each femur, 14–18 dorsal tubercle rows at midbody, no precloacal groove, 30–36 midbody scale rows across belly between ventrolateral skin folds, transversely enlarged subcaudal plates, and a maximal known snout-vent length of 75.5 mm. Our description brings to 22 the number of Cyrtodactylus species recorded from Laos.

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