Cyrtopodion fortmunroi

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Cyrtopodion fortmunroi


Taxonavigation: Gekkonoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Gekkota
Infraordo: Gekkomorpha
Superfamilia: Gekkonoidea

Familia: Gekkonidae
Subfamilia: Gekkoninae
Genus: Cyrtopodion
Species: Cyrtopodion fortmunroi


  • Cyrtopodion fortmunroi (Khan, 1993)
Type locality: Khar Gardens, 3 km W, down the Fort Munro hill, District Dera Ghazi Khan, 25 km W Dera Ghazi Khan city, 25° 53’ N, 70° 3’ E, elevation 1800 m (coordinates in original description are wrong; the correct ones are 29° 55′ 33″ N, 69° 59′ 0″ E).
Holotype: BMNH 1990.4
Etymology: The species is named after the name of the type locality.


  • Tenuidactylus fortmunroi Khan 1993
  • Indogekko fortmunroiKhan 2003


  • Khan M S 1993. A new sandstone gecko from Fort Munro, Dera Ghazi Khan District, Punjab, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Zoology 25 (3) 1993: 217–221.
  • Khan, M.S. 2003. Questions of generic designation of angular-toed geckos of Pakistan with descriptions of three new genera (Reptilia: Gekkonidae). J. nat. hist. Wildl. 2 (2): 1–9.
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28–153.
  • Cyrtopodion fortmunroi at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 25 january 2016.
  • IUCN: Cyrtopodion fortmunroi (Khan, 1993) (Least Concern)

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Fort Munro Sandstone Gecko