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Cyrtodactylus variegatus (BLYTH, 1859)

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Variegated Bow-fingered Gecko, Moulmein Forest Gecko
G: Moulmein Bogenfingergecko 
SynonymNaultinus variegatus BLYTH 1859: 279
Gymnodactylus variegatus — ANDERSON 1871: 161
Gymnodactylus variegatus — BOULENGER 1885: 43
Gymnodactylus variegatus — SMITH 1935: 48
Gymnodactylus (Cyrtodactylus) variegatus — WERMUTH 1965: 68
Cyrtodactylus variegatus — KLUGE 1993
Cyrtodactylus variegatus — COX et al. 1998: 87
Cyrtodactylus (Cyrtodactylus) variegatus — RÖSLER 2000: 67
Cyrtodactylus variegatus — GRISMER et al. 2017: 91 
DistributionBurma (= Myanmar; Moulmein and Amherst District), N/W Thailand

Type locality: Moulmein [= Mawlamyine, Mon State].  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: ZSI 6188 
Diagnosis 
CommentHas been erroneously (?) reported from India. 
Etymology 
References
  • Anderson, J. 1871. On some Indian reptiles. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1871: 149-211 - get paper here
  • Bauer, A.M. 2003. Descriptions of seven new Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) with a key to the species of Myanmar (Burma). Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. 54: 463-498 - get paper here
  • Blyth, E. 1859. Of reptiles,... J. Asiatic Society of Bengal, 28:279 - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the Lizards in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. Geckonidae, Eublepharidae, Uroplatidae, Pygopodidae, Agamidae. London: 450 pp. - get paper here
  • Chan-ard, T., Parr, J.W.K. & Nabhitabhata, J. 2015. A field guide to the reptiles of Thailand. Oxford University Press, NY, 352 pp. [see book reviews by Pauwels & Grismer 2015 and Hikida 2015 for corrections] - get paper here
  • Cox, Merel J.; Van Dijk, Peter Paul; Jarujin Nabhitabhata & Thirakhupt,Kumthorn 1998. A Photographic Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles of Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. Ralph Curtis Publishing, 144 pp.
  • David, P.; Teynié, A. & Ohler, A. 2004. A new species of Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) from southern Laos. Raffles Bull. Zool. 52 (2): 621-627 - get paper here
  • Grismer, L.L.; PERRY L. WOOD, JR., MYINT KYAW THURA, THAW ZIN, EVAN S. H. QUAH, MATTHEW L. MURDOCH, MARTA S. GRISMER, AUNG LIN, HTET KYAW and NGWE LWIN 2017. Twelve new species of Cyrtodactylus Gray (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from isolated limestone habitats in east- central and southern Myanmar demonstrate high localized diversity and unprecedented microendemism Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 182: 862-959
  • Krysko, K.L.; Rehman, H. & Auffenberg, K. 2007. A new species of Cyrtopodion (Gekkonidae: Gekkoninae) from Pakistan. Herpetologica 63 (1): 100-113 - get paper here
  • Quang, Hoang Xuan, Nikolai L. Orlov, Natalia B. Ananjeva, Andrew G. Johns, Hoang N. Thao and Dau Q. Vinh. 2007. Description of a new species of the genus Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827(Squamata: Sauria: Gekkonidae) from the Karst of north central Vietnam. Russ. J. Herpetol. 14 (2):98-106 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. & Glaw, F. 2008. A new species of Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Malaysia including a literature survey of mensural and meristic data in the genus. Zootaxa 1729: 8–22 - get paper here
  • Smith,M.A. 1935. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Reptiles and Amphibia, Vol. II. Sauria. Taylor and Francis, London, 440 pp.
  • Sumontha, M., Panitvong, N. & Deein, G. 2010. Cyrtodactylus auribalteatus (Squamata: Gekkonidae), a new cave- dwelling gecko from Phitsanulok Province, Thailand. Zootaxa 2370: 53–64 - get paper here
 
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