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Reptiles of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Butterfly bent-toed gecko

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

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

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Range map of Cyrtodactylus papilionoides in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits and Parinya Pawangkhanant for their help with many range data.

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