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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Marbled Bow-fingered Gecko 
SynonymCyrtodactylus marmoratus GRAY in GRIFFITH & PIDGEON 1831: 51
Goniodactylus marmoratus KUHL in SCHLEGEL 1826 (nomen nudum)
Phyllurus marmoratus BOIE in FITZINGER 1826 (nomen nudum)
Gymnodactylus marmoratus — DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1836: 426
Gonyodactylus marmoratus — FITZINGER 1843
Gymnodactylus marmoratus — BOULENGER 1885: 44
Gymnodactylus marmoratus var. quadrilineatus WERNER 1896
Gymnodactylus marmoratus — DE ROOIJ 1915: 13
Gymnodactylus marmoratus — MERTENS 1930: 124
Cyrtodactylus marmoratus — GRANDISON 1972: 81
Gonydactylus marmoratus — KLUGE 1991
Cyrtodactylus (Cyrtodactylus) marmoratus — RÖSLER 2000: 66
Cyrtodactylus marmoratus — RÖSLER et al. 2007
Cyrtodactylus marmoratus —  RÖSLER & GLAW 2008
Cyrtodactylus aff. marmoratus — RÖSLER 2016: 13 
DistributionMalaysian Peninsula,
Indonesia (Java, Halmahera, Soah, Konorah, Sumatra) [Cyrtodactylus fumosus],
Papua New Guinea (West Papua = Indonesia)

Type locality: Java  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesLectotype: RMNH 2710a.1, designated by Kluge 1985. The type series of C. marmoratus at RMNH actually comprises two sets of specimens, plus paralectotypes. 
DiagnosisHead large, depressed; snout pointed, longer than the diameter of the orbit, which equals its distance from the ear-opening; forehead concave; ear-opening oval, oblique, about one third the diameter of the eye. Head granular, with small tubercles on the occiput and temples; the granules enlarged on the snout. Rostral drangular, about twice as broad as high, with median cleft above; nostril bordered by the rostral, the first labial and 4 or 5 scales. Twelve upper and ten lower labials; mental triangular; two or three pair of chin-shields, median largest and in contact behind the mental. Throat with very small granules. Body elongate, covered above with small granules, intermixed with small, round, feebly keeled, subtrihedral tubercles. Lateral fold, sometimes very indistinct, with a few, slightly enlarged tubercles. Ventral scales small, smooth, cycloid, imbricate, 40 45 across the middle of the subquabelly. Male with 12 or 13 praeanal pores in an angular series, V-shaped, in a longitudinal groove, and 4 6 femoral pores, separated from the former, on each thigh. Tail round, tapering, covered with uniform small, flat scales and rows of 4 6 keeled, trihedral tubercles at the base. Limbs elongate; digits strong, slightly depressed at the base, which has enlarged transverse plates inferiorly, compressed in the distal part (fig. 8, de Rooij 1915: 13).

Coloration: Light brown above, with spots of dark brown along the back, sometimes forming cross bands. Head with irregular dark markings; a dark temporal streak. Tail with dark brown annuli. Lower surface yellowish-white, each scale punctulated with dark brown (de Rooij 1915: 13).

Size: Length of head and body 76 mm; tail 72 mm (de Rooij 1915: 13). 
CommentDistribution: DRING (1979) states that records from Tailand (Narathiwat Province and Bukit Besar) are in fact C. quadrivirgatus. Not on Sulawesi fide Riyanto et al. 2016: 59.

Synonymy: Gray 1831 did not use the name Cyrtodactylus marmoratus as stated in some synonymies but “Marbled Cyrtodactyle. Marmoratus Gonyodactylus, Kuhl. MSS.”, the latter indicating a manuscript by Kuhl. RÖSLER et al. 2007 revalidated Cyrtodactylus agamensis but their diagnosis of this species is fairly vague. 
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