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Hemidactylus platyurus
(Flat-tailed House Gecko)

Species Information
Scientific NameHemidactylus platyurus
Common NameFlat-tailed House Gecko
CITES StatusNot CITES Protected
Life Spanunknown
Periodunknown
Dietunknown
Lengthunknown
Weightunknown
Terrestrialunknown
DistrobutionN India (Darjeeling, Sikkim), Nicobar Islands, Nepal, Bhutan,
China (Guangdong, SE Xizang = Tibet), Sri Lanka, Taiwan ?
Thailand, Malaysia (incl. Pulau Tioman), Burma (= Myanmar), Vietnam, New Guinea (?),
Philippine Islands (Palawan, Calamian Islands, Panay, Luzon),
Indonesia (Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi, Lombok, Sumbawa, Flores)
USA (introduced to Florida)
Terra typica: unknown (fide MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997)
NotesNone
Sub-SpeciesNone
Quick Care Information
Humidityunknown Daytime Tempunknown
Nighttime Tempunknown Basking Tempunknown
Groups OKunknown Territorial Malesunknown
Difficultyunknown Temp-Sexedunknown
Incubation Tempunknown Incubation Timeunknown
Foodunknown
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References

Mar 2006 - The EMBL Reptile Database
Mar 2006 - Stellio platyurus SCHNEIDER 1792: 30
Mar 2006 - Lacerta Schneideriana SHAW 1802: 1278 (nom. subst.)
Mar 2006 - Lacerta tjitja LJUNGH 1804
Mar 2006 - Gekko platyurus - MERREM 1820
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus platyurus - FITZINGER 1826
Mar 2006 - G[ecko] marginatus CUVIER 1829: 54
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus Marginatus GRAY (in GRIFFITH & PIDGEON) 1831
Mar 2006 - Lomatodactylus (Hemidactylus) platyurus - VAN DER HOEVEN 1833
Mar 2006 - Gecko platycaudus SCHINZ (partim) 1834
Mar 2006 - Platyurus marginatus - OKEN 1836
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus Marginatus - DUMRIL & BIBRON 1836: 370
Mar 2006 - Gecko marginatus - DUVERNOY (in CUVIER) 1839
Mar 2006 - Hoplopodion (Cosymbotus) platyurus - FITZINGER 1843
Mar 2006 - Platyurus Schneiderianus - GRAY 1845
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus marginatus - BLEEKER 1857
Mar 2006 - Crossurus platyurus - GIRARD 1858
Mar 2006 - Nycteridium schneideri - GNTHER 1864: 111 (invalid emendation)
Mar 2006 - Cosymbotus platyurus - STEINDACHNER 1867
Mar 2006 - Nycteridium platyurus - THEOBALD 1868
Mar 2006 - Nycteridium Schneideri - JERDON 1870
Mar 2006 - Nycteridium himalayanum ANDERSON 1871
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus platyurus - BOULENGER 1885: 143
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus nepalensis ANNANDALE 1907
Mar 2006 - Cosymbotus platyurus - STEJNEGER 1907: 178
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus platyurus - DE ROOIJ 1915: 34
Mar 2006 - Platyurus platyurus - SMITH 1935
Mar 2006 - Cosymbotus platyurus - LOVERIDGE 1948
Mar 2006 - Gehyra platyurua - DERANIYAGALA 1953
Mar 2006 - Cosymbotus platyurus - KLUGE 1993
Mar 2006 - Cosymbotus platyurus - MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 217
Mar 2006 - Cosymbotus platyurus - COX et al. 1998: 80
Mar 2006 - Carranza, S. and E. N. Arnold. 2006. Systematics, biogeography, and evolution of Hemidactylus geckos (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) elucidated using mitochondrial DNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 38: 531-545.


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