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Cyrtodactylus papilionoides ULBER & GROSSMANN, 1991

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Butterfly Forest Gecko
G: Schmetterlingsbogenfingergecko 
SynonymCyrtodactylus papilionoides ULBER & GROSSMANN 1991
Cyrtodactylus papilionoides — CHAN-ARD et al. 1999: 111
Cyrtodactylus (Cyrtodactylus) papilionoides — RÖSLER 2000: 66 
DistributionThailand (Thanon Khao Yai, Amphoe Pak Chong District, Nakhon Ratchasima Province)

Type locality: Thanon Khao Yai, Kilometer 22, Amphoe (Di- strict) Pak Chong, Changwat (Province) Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, 14° 32' N, 101°20' E.  
TypesHolotype: ZMB 48048, adult male; paratypes: ZMB, BMNH, PCTU 
EtymologyNamed after Latin “papilio” = butterfly, referring to the dorsal pattern which resemble butterfly wings. 
  • 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
  • Chan-ard,T.; Grossmann,W.; Gumprecht,A. & Schulz,K. D. 1999. Amphibians and reptiles of peninsular Malaysia and Thailand - an illustrated checklist [bilingual English and German]. Bushmaster Publications, Würselen, Gemany, 240 pp. [book review in Russ. J Herp. 7: 87] - get paper here
  • 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
  • Ngo van Tri, L. Lee Grismer & J. L. Grismer 2010. A new species of Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) in Phu Quoc National Park, Kien Giang Biosphere Reserve, Southwestern Vietnam. Zootaxa 2604: 37–51 - get paper here
  • Ngo, Van Tri 2011. Cyrtodactylus martini, another new karst-dwelling Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Northwestern Vietnam. Zootaxa 2834: 33–46 - get paper here
  • NGO, VAN TRI & L. LEE GRISMER 2012. A new endemic species of Cyrtodactylus Gray (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Tho Chu Island, southwestern Vietnam. Zootaxa 3228: 48–60 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Schäfer, C. 1991. Cyrtodactylus papilionoides ULBER & GROSSMANN, 1991. Sauria 13 Suppl.: 223–224 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Tri, Ngo Van & Onn, Chan Kinn 2010. A new species of Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1826 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Khanh Hoa province, Southern Vietnam. Zootaxa 2504: 47–60 - get paper here
  • Ulber T; Grossmann W 1991. Ein weiterer neuer Gecko aus Zentral-Thailand: Cyrtodactylus papilionoides sp. nov. (Reptilia: Sauria: Gekkonidae). Sauria 13 (1): 13-22 - get paper here
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