A new species of Asian rock gecko

Main report: Herpetological taxonomy, phylogeny and systematics
(Herpetological taxonomy, phylogeny and systematics)

Scientific Paper: Zootaxa    (Plazi Treatment)
New Taxa: Cnemaspis leucura
Species named for: Greek leukos and oura, meaning white-tailed,
Categories: New Species | Reptiles
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A new species of Asian rock gecko, genus Cnemaspis, is described from Padawan, western Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo. The new species forms a clade with C. paripari and C. nigridia of the C. nigridia group in a mitochondrial DNA phylogeny and is similar to them morphologically in some characters such as caudal scalation.

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