Thai National Parks

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Lizards and crocodiles of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Butterfly bent-toed gecko

In Thai: ตุ๊กกายลายผีเสื้อ

Binomial name: Cyrtodactylus papilionoides, Thomas M. Ulber & Wolfgang Grossmann, 1991

Also known as Butterfly Forest Gecko, Cyrtodactylus papilionoides is a species of gecko native to Thailand.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Lacertilia
Family
Gekkonidae
Genus
Cyrtodactylus
Species
Cyrtodactylus papilionoides

Common names

  • German: Schmetterlingsbogenfingergecko
  • English:
    • Butterfly forest gecko
    • Butterfly bent-toed gecko
  • Thai: ตุ๊กกายลายผีเสื้อ

Synonyms

  • Cyrtodactylus (Cyrtodactylus) papilionoides, Herbert Rösler (2000)
  • Cyrtodactylus papilionoides, Tanya Chan-Ard et al. (1999)
  • Cyrtodactylus papilionoides, Thomas M. Ulber & Wolfgang Grossmann (1991)

Photos

Butterfly bent-toed gecko, Cyrtodactylus papilionoides - Khao Yai National Park

Range Map

Range map of Cyrtodactylus papilionoides in Thailand