Friday, 2 May 2014

New Bent-toed Gecko from Gunung Kanthan

Cyrtodactylus guakanthanensis
Gua Kanthan Bent-toed Gecko
A new species of karst forest-adapted Bent-toed Gecko (genus Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827) Zootaxa 3755(5): 434-446
L.L. GRISMER, Daicus M. BELABUT, Evan, S.H. QUAHCHAN K.C., P.L.Wood Jr., & Rosli HASHIM (2014)

It is nocturnal gekkonid. Can be sighted easily at the limestone karst & forest vegetation by limestone forest at Gunung Kanthan.

Many thanks to Lafarge Malaysia Berhad for their unfailing supports in biodiversity inventories & conserving biodiversity at the Gunung Kanthan.