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Cyrtodactylus majulah GRISMER, WOOD & LIM, 2012

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymCyrtodactylus majulah GRISMER, WOOD & LIM 2012
Gymnodactylus marmoratus – SWORDER 1925: 63 (not of KUHL)
Gymnodactylus marmoratus – SMITH 1930: 12
Cyrtodactylus quadrivirgatus – LIM & LIM 1992: 121 (not of TAYLOR)
Cyrtodactylus quadrivirgatus – BAKER & LIM 2008: 80
Cyrtodactylus quadrivirgatus – DRING 1979: 228 (in part)
Cyrtodactylus quadrivirgatus – DENZER & MANTHEY 1991: 314
Cyrtodactylus quadrivirgatus – CHAN-ARD et al., 1999: 24
Cyrtodactylus quadrivirgatus – MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 227 
DistributionSingapore (Central Catchment Nature Reserve); Indonesia (Pulau Bintan in the Riau Archipelago)

Type locality: Singapore: Central Catchment Nature Reserve, Nee Soon Swamp-forest (1°22'48.99"N, 103°49'05.39"E; 51 m elevation).  
TypesHolotype: ZRC 2.6950, adult male, 67.9 mm SVL; coll: L. Grismer, E. Quah, K. O. Chan, A. Figueroa & A. Devan-Song, 22 Jun.2011. Paratypes. — Adult male: 68.0 mm SVL (ZRC 2.6951); adult male: 62.7 mm SVL (ZRC 2.6952); adult male: 67.2 mm SVL (LSUHC 10458); adult male: 67.2 mm SVL (ZRC 2.6953); collection data as per holotype. 
CommentSynonymy: after GRISMER et al. 2012. 
Etymology— In the Malay language (Bahasa Melayu), majulah means to go forward, to progress. This is in allusion to the present rapid advancement of research in the taxonomy of Cyrtodactylus, in which many species have recently been formally named, and more are waiting to be described. 
  • Grismer, L.; Lee Perry L. Wood, Jr. and Kelvin K. P. Lim 2012. Cyrtodactylus majulah, a new species of bent-toed gecko (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Singapore and the Riau Archipelago. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 60 (2): 487-499 - get paper here
  • RIYANTO, AWAL; L. LEE GRISMER & PERRY L. WOOD, JR. 2015. Cyrtodactylus rosichonariefi sp. nov. (Squamata: Gekkonidae), a new swamp-dwelling bent-toed gecko from Bunguran Island (Great Natuna), Indonesia. Zootaxa 3964 (1): 114–124 [erratum in Zootaxa 3999 (4): 600]
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