Native Animals

Cyrtodactylus elok

Malaysia Bow-fingered Gecko
LC
Least Concern
IUCN Red List
ver 3.1, 2018
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SSN 20995
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Taxonomy

The taxanomic status is pending for approval

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Adult

Habits

  Part Habit
 
Arboreal   —   Spend the majority of their lives in trees.
 
Oviparous   —   Reproduction through production of eggs that have membranes and/or shells.

Habitats

No Description Suitability Seasonality
1
Forest → Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest
Suitable Unknown
References : http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/classification-schemes/habitats-classification-scheme-ver3

Assessment

Location

by State Location
  • Kedah 1
  • Pahang 3
  • Perak 1
  • Terengganu 1
Based on publications, specimens, and images

Biodiversity Experts

Profile
Amirrudin Bin Ahmad (Dr.)
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
  • Amphibians
  • Dragonflies and Damselflies
  • Fishes
  • Reptiles
  • Biodiversity
  • Data Analysis
  • Digital Sequence Information (DSI)
  • Living Modified Organism (LMO)
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Protected Areas
  • Invasive Alien Species
  • PM
Chen Pelf Nyok (Dr.)
Turtle Conservation Society of Malaysia (TCS)
  • Turtles (Ecology)
  • Reptiles (Ecology)
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Education
  • Environment
  • PM
Kaviarasu Munian (Mr.)
Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)
  • Reptiles (Ecology)
  • Amphibians (Ecology)
  • Fishes (Ecology)
  • PM
Lim Boo Liat (Dr.)
Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM)
  • Reptiles (Ecology)
  • Rodents (Ecology)
  • Amphibians (Ecology)
  • Biodiversity
  • Ecosystems
  • Invasive Alien Species
Mohd Abdul Muin Bin Md Akil (Mr.)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Amphibians
  • Birds
  • Reptiles
  • Snakes
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Evolution
  • Genetics
  • Molecular
  • Protected Areas
  • Climate Change
  • Invasive Alien Species
Teo Eng Wah (Dr.)
University of Malaya (UM)
  • Reptiles
  • Amphibians
  • Invasive Alien Species
PM - Peninsular Malaysia; SBH - Sabah; SWK - Sarawak; SEA - Southeast Asia; W - World;

References

Article
  1. Chan, K.O., Mohd Abdul Muin, M.A., Shahrul Anuar, M.S., Andam, J., Razak, N. & Aziz, M.A. (2019). First checklist on the amphibians and reptiles of Mount Korbu, the second highest peak in Peninsular Malaysia. Checklist 15 (6): pp. 1055-1069 — [ Adobe PDF (PDF) ]
  2. Lee Grismer, L., Daicus, B., Quah, E.S.H., Chan, K.O., Wood Jr., P.L. & Hashim, R. (2014). A New Species of Karst forest-adapted Bent-toed Gecko (Genus Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827) belonging to The C. sworderi Complex from a threatened Karst Forest in Perak, Peninsular Malaysia. 3755 (5): pp. 434-446
  3. Denzer, W. & Mantley, U. (1991). A Nominal Checklist of the Lizards inhabiting Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 39 (2): pp. 309-322
  4. Dring, J.C.M. (1979). Amphibians and reptiles from northern Terengganu, Malaysia, with descriptions of two new geckos, Cnemaspis and Cyrtodactylus. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) 34 (5): pp. 181-240
  5. Quah, E.S.H., Mohd Abdul Muin, M.A., Chan, K.O., Grismer, J.L., Lee Grismer, L., Norhayati, A. & Shahrul Anuar, M.S. (2010). A New Spiny, Prehensile-tailed Species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Peninsular Malaysia with a Preliminary Hypothesis of Relationships based on Morphology. Zootaxa 2625: pp. 40–52
  6. Lee Grismer, L., Wood Jr., P.L., Quah, E.S.H., Shahrul Anuar, M.S., Mohd Abdul Muin, M.A., Sumontha, M., Norhayati, A., Bauer, A.M., Wangkulangkul, S., Pauwels, O.S.G & Grismer, J.L. (2012). A Phylogeny and Taxonomy of The Thai-Malay Peninsula Bent-Toed Geckos of The Cyrtodactylus pulchellus Complex (Squamata: Gekkonidae): Combined Morphological and Molecular Analyses with Descriptions of Seven New Species. Zootaxa 3520: pp. 1-55
  7. Nurulhuda, Z., Senawi, J., Musa, F.H., Daicus, B., Chan, K.O., Nor, S.M. & Norhayati, A. (2014). Species composition of Amphibians and Reptiles in Krau Wildlife Reserve, Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia. Check List: Journal of Species Lists and Distribution 10 (2): pp. 335-343 — [ Adobe PDF (PDF) ]
  8. Johnson, C.B., Quah, E.S.H., Shahrul Anuar, M.S., Mohd Abdul Muin, M.A., Wood Jr., P.L., Grismer, J.L., Greer, L.F., Chan, K.O., Norhayati, A., Bauer, A.M. & Lee Grismer, L. (2012). Phylogeography, geographic variation, and taxonomy of the Bent-toed Gecko Cyrtodactylus quadrivirgatus Taylor, 1962 from Peninsular Malaysia with the description of a new swamp dwelling species. Zootaxa 3406: pp. 39–58
  9. Sumarli, A.X., Lee Grismer, L., Mohd Abdul Muin, M.A., Quah, E.S.H. & Shahrul Anuar, M.S. (2015). First Report on the Amphibians and Reptiles of a Remote Mountain, Gunung Tebu in Northeastern Peninsular Malaysia. Check List: The Journal of Biodiversity Data 11 (4): pp. 1679
  10. Lee Grismer, L., Wood Jr., P.L., Shahrul Anuar, M.S., Davis, H. R., Cobos, A. J. & Murdoch, M. L. (2016). A new species of karst forest Bent-toed Gecko (genus Cyrtodactylus Gray) not yet threatened by foreign cement companies and a summary of Peninsular Malaysia’s endemic karst forest herpetofauna and the need for its conservation. Zootaxa 4061 (1): pp. 1– 17
  11. Mohd Abdul Muin, M.A., Quah, E.S.H., Lee Grismer, L., Wood Jr., P.L. & Shahrul Anuar, M.S. (2015). Phylogenetic relationships and description of a new upland species of Bent-toed Gecko (Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827) of the C. sworderi complex from northeastern Peninsular Malaysia. Zootaxa 3616 (3): pp. 239–252
Book
  1. Das, I. (2010). A Field Guide to the Reptiles of South-East Asia. New Holland Publishers (UK), England. pp. 369.
  2. Latiff, A., Maimon, A., Norhayati, A. & Jumaat, H.A. (2009). Bukit Fraser: Crown of the Titiwangsa Range. Penerbitan Pusat Penyelidikan Bukit Fraser, UKM, Bangi, Malaysia.
  3. Abdul Rahman, A.R., Mohd Nasir, A.H., Mohamed Zin, Y., Richard, A.M. & Latiff, A. (2013). Banjaran Bintang Gunung Inas, Kedah: Pengurusan Hutan, Persekitaran Fizikal dan Kepelbagaian Biologi. Jabatan Perhutanan Semenanjung Malaysia, Malaysia. pp. 245.
Chapter in book
  1. Das, I. & Norsham, S.Y. (2007). Status of Knowledge of The Malaysia Herpetofauna. In Chua, L.S.L., Kirton, L.G. & Saw, L.G. (eds.) Status of Biological Diversity in Malaysia and Threat Assessment of Plant Species in Malaysia: Proceedings of the Seminar and Workshop, 28-30 June 2005. Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM). pp. 31-81.

Acknowledgements :- Mr. Abdul Razak Mohd Nor Rasid, Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Ms. Ajla Rafidah Baharom, Ms. Aziemah Binti Kinan, Mr. Badrul Amin Bin Jaffar, Ms. Noor Amira Aini Binti Noor Anwar, Ms. Norazah Binti Norddin, Mr. Tan Kok Kiat & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

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