Lawder's bent-toed gecko

Lawder's bent-toed gecko

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Cyrtodactylus lawderanus

Lawder's bent-toed gecko is a species of gecko, a lizard in the family Gekkonidae. The species is endemic to northern India . Its type locality is "Kumaon", restricted to Almora by Malcolm Arthur Smith. It is named after Mr. A. Lawder who collected the holotype. His identity is not known for sure, but he is likely to have been A.W. Lawder who was a member of the Geological Society of London, as was Ferdinand Stoliczka who described the species. It is sometimes placed in the genus Cyrtopodion.

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1. Lawder's bent-toed gecko Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lawder's_bent-toed_gecko

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