Three new species of rock geckos from the Thai-Malay Peninsula

Main report: Three New Karst-dwelling Cnemaspis Strauch, 1887 (Squamata; Gekkoniade) from Peninsular Thailand and the Phylogenetic Placement of C. punctatonuchalis and C. vandeventeri
(Herpetological taxonomy, phylogeny and systematics)

Scientific Paper: Peer J   
New Taxa: Cnemaspis lineogularis, Cnemaspis phangngaensis, Cnemaspis thachanaensis
Common Name: Striped Throated Rock Gecko, Phangnga Rock Gecko, Tha Chana Rock Gecko
Categories: New Species | Reptiles
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Three new species of Rock Geckos Cnemaspis lineogularis sp. nov., C. phangngaensis sp. nov., and C. thachanaensis sp. nov. of the chanthaburiensis and siamensis groups are described from the Thai portion of the Thai-Malay Peninsula. These new species are distinguished from all other species in their two respective groups based on a unique combination of morphological characteristics, which is further supported by mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) from the NADH dehydrogenase subunit 2 gene (ND2).

Cnemaspis lineogularis sp. nov

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