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Reptiles of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Spotted tokay gecko

Thai: ตุ๊กแกลายจุดคู่

Binomial name: Gekko monarchus, Hermann Schlegel, 1836

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Scientific classification

Gekko monarchus

Common names

  • German: Grosser Malaiischer Hausgecko
  • English:
    • Spotted tokay gecko
    • Spotted house gecko
  • Thai:
    • ตุ๊กแกลายจุดคู่
    • ตุ๊กแกลายผีเสื้อ


  • Gekko monarchus, Larry Lee Grismer (2011)
  • Gekko monarchus, Maren Gaulke (1999)
  • Gekko monarchus, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Gekko monarchus, Ulrich Manthey & Wolfgang Grossmann (1997)
  • Gekko tuberculosus, Arnold Girard Kluge (1993)
  • Gekko tuberculatus, Arnold Girard Kluge (1991)
  • Gekko monachus, Harrison (in error) (1928)
  • Gekko monarchus, Edward Harrison Taylor (1917)
  • Gecko monarchus, Nelly de Rooij (1915)
  • Gecko monarchus, George Albert Boulenger (1894)
  • Gecko monarchus, Johann Gustav Fischer (1885)
  • Gecko monarchus, George Albert Boulenger (1885)
  • Platydactylus burmeisteri, Christian Gottfried Andreas Giebel (1861)
  • Platydactylus deissneri, Christian Gottfried Andreas Giebel (1861)
  • Platydactylus monorchus, Pieter Bleeker (1860)
  • Platydactylus monorchis, Pieter Bleeker (1857)
  • Gecko monarchus, John Edward Gray (1845)
  • Platydactylus (Scelotretus) monarchus, Leopold Fitzinger (1843)
  • Platydactylus monarchus, Hermann Schlegel in André Marie Constant Duméril & Gabriel Bibron (1836)

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Distribution map of Spotted tokay gecko, Gekko monarchus in Thailand

Range map of Gekko monarchus 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, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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