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Hemidactylus  Gray, 1825
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174054

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Cosymbotus Fitzinger, 1843
 
  Common Name(s): House Geckos [English]
 
    Half-toed Geckos [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderGekkota   
                               FamilyGekkonidae  – Geckos  
                                  GenusHemidactylus Gray, 1825 – House Geckos, Half-toed Geckos  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Hemidactylus aaronbaueri Giri, 2008  
                                     Species Hemidactylus agrius Vanzolini, 1978  
                                     Species Hemidactylus albofasciatus (Grandison and Soman, 1963)  
                                     Species Hemidactylus albopunctatus Loveridge, 1947  
                                     Species Hemidactylus anamallensis (Günther, 1875)  
                                     Species Hemidactylus angulatus Hallowell, 1852  
                                     Species Hemidactylus ansorgii F. Werner, 1897  
                                     Species Hemidactylus aporus Boulenger, 1906  
                                     Species Hemidactylus aquilonius McMahan and Zug, 2007  
                                     Species Hemidactylus arnoldi Lanza, 1978  
                                     Species Hemidactylus barbierii Sindaco, Razzetti, Wasonga, Carugati and Fasola, 2007  
                                     Species Hemidactylus barodanus Boulenger, 1901  
                                     Species Hemidactylus bavazzanoi Lanza, 1978  
                                     Species Hemidactylus bayonii Bocage, 1893  
                                     Species Hemidactylus beninensis Bauer, Tchibozo, Pauwels and Lenglet, 2006  
                                     Species Hemidactylus boavistensis Boulenger, 1906  
                                     Species Hemidactylus bouvieri (Bocourt, 1870)  
                                     Species Hemidactylus bowringii (Gray, 1845)  
                                     Species Hemidactylus brasilianus (Amaral, 1935)  
                                     Species Hemidactylus brookii Gray, 1845 – Brook's House Gecko 
                                     Species Hemidactylus citernii Boulenger, 1912  
                                     Species Hemidactylus craspedotus (Mocquard, 1890)  
                                     Species Hemidactylus curlei Parker, 1942  
                                     Species Hemidactylus dawudazraqi Moravec, Kratochvíl, Amr, Jandzik, Smíd and Gvozdík, 2011  
                                     Species Hemidactylus depressus Gray, 1842  
                                     Species Hemidactylus dracaenacolus Rösler and Wranik, 1999  
                                     Species Hemidactylus echinus O'Shaughnessy, 1875  
                                     Species Hemidactylus fasciatus Gray, 1842  
                                     Species Hemidactylus flaviviridis Rüppell, 1835  
                                     Species Hemidactylus forbesii Boulenger, 1899  
                                     Species Hemidactylus foudaii Baha El Din, 2003  
                                     Species Hemidactylus frenatus Schlegel, 1836 – Common House Gecko, Geco-casero bocón, Bridled House Gecko 
                                     Species Hemidactylus funaiolii Lanza, 1978  
                                     Species Hemidactylus garnotii Duméril and Bibron, 1836 – Fox Gecko, Indo-Pacific Gecko, Indopacific Gecko, Indo-Pacific House Gecko 
                                     Species Hemidactylus giganteus Stoliczka, 1871  
                                     Species Hemidactylus gleadowi Murrary, 1884  
                                     Species Hemidactylus gracilis Blanford, 1870  
                                     Species Hemidactylus granchii Lanza, 1978  
                                     Species Hemidactylus graniticolus Agarwal, Giri and Bauer, 2011  
                                     Species Hemidactylus granti Boulenger, 1899  
                                     Species Hemidactylus greefii Bocage, 1886  
                                     Species Hemidactylus gujaratensis Giri, Bauer, Vyas and Patil, 2009  
                                     Species Hemidactylus haitianus Meerwarth, 1901  
                                     Species Hemidactylus homoeolepis Blanford, 1881  
                                     Species Hemidactylus hunae Deraniyagala, 1937  
                                     Species Hemidactylus imbricatus Bauer, Giri, Greenbaum, Jackman, Dharne and Shouche, 2008  
                                     Species Hemidactylus inintellectus Sindaco, Ziliani, Razetti, Carugati, Grieco, Pupin, Al-Aseily, Pella and Fasola, 2009  
                                     Species Hemidactylus isolepis Boulenger, 1895  
                                     Species Hemidactylus ituriensis Schmidt, 1919  
                                     Species Hemidactylus jubensis Boulenger, 1895  
                                     Species Hemidactylus kamdemtohami Bauer and Pauwels, 2002  
                                     Species Hemidactylus karenorum (Theobald, 1868)  
                                     Species Hemidactylus klauberi Scortecci, 1948  
                                     Species Hemidactylus kushmorensis Murrary, 1884  
                                     Species Hemidactylus laevis Boulenger, 1901  
                                     Species Hemidactylus lamaensis Ullenbruch, Grell and Böhme, 2010  
                                     Species Hemidactylus lankae Deraniyagala, 1953  
                                     Species Hemidactylus laticaudatus Andersson, 1910  
                                     Species Hemidactylus lavadeserticus Moravec and Böhme, 1997  
                                     Species Hemidactylus lemurinus Arnold, 1980  
                                     Species Hemidactylus leschenaultii Duméril and Bibron, 1836  
                                     Species Hemidactylus longicephalus Bocage, 1873  
                                     Species Hemidactylus lopezjuradoi Arnold, Vasconcelos, Harris, Mateo and Carranza, 2008  
                                     Species Hemidactylus mabouia (Moreau De Jonnès, 1818) – Cosmopolitan House Gecko, Afro-American House Gecko, Geco-casero tropical, Afroamerican house gecko, Wood Slave 
                                     Species Hemidactylus macropholis Boulenger, 1896  
                                     Species Hemidactylus maculatus Duméril and Bibron, 1836  
                                     Species Hemidactylus mahendrai Shukla, 1983  
                                     Species Hemidactylus makolowodei Bauer, LeBreton, Chirio, Ineich and Talla Kouete, 2006  
                                     Species Hemidactylus marmoratus Hallowell, 1861  
                                     Species Hemidactylus matschiei (Tornier, 1901)  
                                     Species Hemidactylus megalops Parker, 1932  
                                     Species Hemidactylus mercatorius Gray, 1842  
                                     Species Hemidactylus mindiae Baha El Din, 2005  
                                     Species Hemidactylus modestus (Günther, 1894)  
                                     Species Hemidactylus muriceus W. Peters, 1870  
                                     Species Hemidactylus newtoni Ferreira, 1897  
                                     Species Hemidactylus ophiolepis Boulenger, 1903  
                                     Species Hemidactylus ophiolepoides Lanza, 1978  
                                     Species Hemidactylus oxyrhinus Boulenger, 1899  
                                     Species Hemidactylus palaichthus Kluge, 1969 – Antilles Leaf-toed Gecko 
                                     Species Hemidactylus parvimaculatus Deraniyagala, 1953  
                                     Species Hemidactylus persicus J. Anderson, 1872  
                                     Species Hemidactylus platycephalus W. Peters, 1854  
                                     Species Hemidactylus platyurus (Schneider, 1792) – Flat-tailed House Gecko, Asian Flat-tailed House Gecko 
                                     Species Hemidactylus porbandarensis Sharma, 1981  
                                     Species Hemidactylus prashadi H. Smith, 1935  
                                     Species Hemidactylus pseudomuriceus Henle and Böhme, 2003  
                                     Species Hemidactylus puccionii Calabresi, 1927  
                                     Species Hemidactylus pumilio Boulenger, 1899  
                                     Species Hemidactylus reticulatus Beddome, 1870  
                                     Species Hemidactylus richardsonii (Gray, 1845)  
                                     Species Hemidactylus robustus Heyden, 1827  
                                     Species Hemidactylus ruspolii Boulenger, 1896  
                                     Species Hemidactylus sataraensis Giri and Bauer, 2008  
                                     Species Hemidactylus scabriceps (Annandale, 1906)  
                                     Species Hemidactylus sinaitus Boulenger, 1885  
                                     Species Hemidactylus smithi Boulenger, 1895  
                                     Species Hemidactylus somalicus Parker, 1932  
                                     Species Hemidactylus squamulatus Tornier, 1896  
                                     Species Hemidactylus stejnegeri Ota and Hikida, 1989  
                                     Species Hemidactylus subtriedrus Jerdon, 1854  
                                     Species Hemidactylus tanganicus Loveridge, 1929  
                                     Species Hemidactylus tasmani Hewitt, 1932  
                                     Species Hemidactylus taylori Parker, 1932  
                                     Species Hemidactylus tenkatei Lidth De Jeude, 1895  
                                     Species Hemidactylus thayene Zug and McMahan, 2007  
                                     Species Hemidactylus treutleri Mahony, 2009  
                                     Species Hemidactylus triedrus (Daudin, 1802)  
                                     Species Hemidactylus tropidolepis Mocquard, 1888  
                                     Species Hemidactylus turcicus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Mediterranean Gekko, Mediterranean House Gecko, Geco-casero del Mediterráneo, Mediterranean Gecko 
                                     Species Hemidactylus vietnamensis Darevsky, Kupriyanova and Roshchin, 1984  
                                     Species Hemidactylus yerburyi J. Anderson, 1895  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Aaron Bauer, Ph.D.  
  Notes: Professor, Gerald M. Lemole Endowed Chair in Integrative Biology   
  Reference for: Hemidactylus    
       
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Hemidactylus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: CONABIO: (http://www.conabio.gob.mx/)   
  Reference for: Hemidactylus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Hemidactylus   
       
  Source: Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians ..., ed. 6.1, website (version 6.1)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Boundy, J., F. Burbrink, J. Campbell, B. Crother, K. de Quiroz, D. Frost, R. Highton, J. Iverson, F. Kraus, R. McDiarmid, J. Mendelson III, P. Meylen, R. Pyron, T. Reeder, M. Seidel, S. Tilley and D. Wake (Crother, B., ed.). Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians and Reptiles of North America North of Mexico, With Comments Regarding Confidence In Our Understanding. Edition 6.1, Last updated: 24 May 2011. Available at http://www.ssarherps.org/pages/comm_names/Index.php   
  Reference for: Hemidactylus, House Geckos [English]   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada, draft (2004)   
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  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: As-yet (2004) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Hemidactylus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Hemidactylus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Flores-Villela, Oscar / McCoy, C. J., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Herpetofauna Mexicana: Lista anotada de las especies de anfibios y reptiles de México, cambios taxonómicos recientes, y nuevas especies   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Carnegie Museum of Natural History Special Publication, no. 17   
  Page(s): iv + 73   
  Publisher: Carnegie Museum of Natural History   
  Publication Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-911239-42-1   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Hemidactylus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Kluge, A. G.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Gekkonoid Lizard Taxonomy   
  Page(s):    
  Publisher: International Gecko Society   
  Publication Place: San Diego, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Hemidactylus   
       

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