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Higher TaxaEublepharidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
SubspeciesAeluroscalabotes felinus felinus (GÜNTHER 1864)
Aeluroscalabotes felinus multituberculatus KOPSTEIN 1927 
Common NamesE: Cat Gecko
G: Fuchsgesicht-Lidgecko 
SynonymPentadactylus felinus GÜNTHER 1864: 117
Pentadactylus borneensis GÜNTHER 1864: 117 (fide BOULENGER 1885)
Pentadactylus dorsalis PETERS 1871 (fide M. A. SMITH 1930)
Aelurosaurus felinus — BOULENGER 1885: 73
Aelurosaurus dorsalis — BOULENGER 1885: 74
Aeluroscalabotes felinus — BOULENGER 1885: 387
Aeluroscalabotes felinus — BOULENGER 1887: 482
Aeluroscalabotes dorsalis — BOULENGER 1887: 482
Aeluroscalabotes felinus — DE ROOIJ 1915: 26
Aeluroscalabotes dorsalis — DE ROOIJ 1915: 27
Aeluroscalabotes longicaudatus ANDERSSON 1923 (fide M. A. SMITH 1930)
Aeluroscalabotes felinus — TAYLOR 1963: 701
Aeluroscalabotes felinus — RÖSLER 1995: 61
Aeluroscalabotes felinus — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 209
Aeluroscalabotes felinus — COX et al. 1998: 91
Aeluroscalabotes felinus — SEUFER et al. 2005
Aeluroscalabotes felinus — TEYNIÉ et al. 2010

Aeluroscalabotes felinus multituberculatus KOPSTEIN 1927: 438
Aeluroscalabotes multituberculatus — ISKANDAR & MUMPUNI 2002: 128 
DistributionIndonesia (Borneo, Sumatra, Sanana [=Sunana] Islands),
Malaysian Peninsula, Perak, Selangor, Singapore, Sula, S Thailand, Patani, Sarawak

Type locality: Singapore
Type locality: “Sarawak” [Borneo] [Pentadactylus dorsalis PETERS 1871]
Type locality: Borneo [Pentadactylus borneensis] Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.8.23.24
Holotype: MSNG 9504 [Pentadactylus dorsalis PETERS 1871]
Holotype: MZB Lace. 073, 1 ex, male from Sanana, Sula Island, by Tarip, in 1914. Paratype: MZB Lace. 076, 1 ex, male from Kalimantan, by Mohari, in 1912 [multituberculatus] 
CommentA prehensile tail and opposable digits suit the arboreal lifestyle of A. felinus.
The original description is available online (see link below).

Type species: Pentadactylus felinus GÜNTHER 1864 is the type species of the genus Aeluroscalabotes BOULENGER 1885 (nomen novum pro Aelurosaurus BOULENGER 1885); Aelurosaurus BOULENGER is preoccupied by Aelurosaurus OWEN 1881, a dinosaur. 
References
  • Andersson, L.G. 1923. Some reptiles and batrachians from Central-Borneo. Collected in the years 1914 and 1915 by Carl Lumholtz. Nyt. Mag. Naturvidensk (Meddelelser Fra Det Zoologiske Museum), Kristinia, 61 (7): 119—125.
  • Boulenger, G. A. 1887. Catalogue of the Lizards in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) III. Lacertidae, Gerrhosauridae, Scincidae, Anelytropsidae, Dibamidae, Chamaeleontidae. London: 575pp. - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Natural History). Vol. 2, Second edition. London, xiii+497 pp. - 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
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  • 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.
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  • Grossmann, W. 1995. Das Portrait: Aeluroscalabotes felinus (Günther). Sauria 17 (2): 1-2 - get paper here
  • Grossmann, W. & Schäfer, C. 2005. Erfahrungen bei der Haltung und Vermehrung des Fuchsgesicht-Lidgeckos Aeluroscalabotes felinus (GÜNTHER 1864). Sauria 27 (1): 33-46 - get paper here
  • Grossmann, Wolfgang 2008. Der Fuchsgesichtlidgecko Aeluroscalabotes felinus. Natur und Tier Verlag, Münster, 64 pp. - get paper here
  • Günther, A. 1864. The Reptiles of British India. London (Taylor & Francis), xxvii + 452 pp. - get paper here
  • Kopstein, F. 1927. Die Reptilienfauna der Sula-Inseln. Treubia 9:437—446 - get paper here
  • Maier, S. & Bamann, T. 2010. Eine Wildkatze im Terrarium - Haltung von Fuchsgesichtgeckos. Reptilia (Münster) 15 (82): 22-29 - get paper here
  • Maier, S. & Bamann, T. 2010. Fuchsgesichtgeckos - faszinierende Kobolde der Nacht. Reptilia (Münster) 15 (82): 16-21 - get paper here
  • Maier, S. & Bamann, T. 2010. Captive Breeding of the Cat Gecko. Reptilia (GB) (69): 18-21 - get paper here
  • Maier, S. & Bamann, T. 2010. A Wildcat in the Terrarium Captive Care of the Cat Gecko. Reptilia (GB) (69): 10-17 - get paper here
  • Maier, S. & Bamann, T. 2010. Cat Geckos. Goblins of the Night. Reptilia (GB) (69): 4-9 - get paper here
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  • Rösler, H. 2007. Bemerkenswert lange Spermaspeicherung bei Aeluroscalabotes felinus (GÜNTHER 1864). Elaphe 15 (4): 41-42
  • Rösler, Herbert 1995. Geckos der Welt - Alle Gattungen. Urania, Leipzig, 256 pp.
  • Seufer, H.; Y. Kaverkin & A. Kirschner (eds.) 2005. Die Lidgeckos. Kirschner und Seufer Verlag, 238 pp.
  • Smedley, N. 1932. Notes on the herpetological collections in the Selangor Museum. Bull. Raffl. Mus. No 7: 9-17
  • Taylor, E.H. 1963. The lizards of Thailand. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 44: 687-1077. - get paper here
  • TEYNIÉ, ALEXANDRE; PATRICK DAVID, & ANNEMARIE OHLER 2010. Note on a collection of Amphibians and Reptiles from Western Sumatra (Indonesia), with the description of a new species of the genus Bufo. Zootaxa 2416: 1–43 - get paper here
  • Werner, Y. L. 1972. Observations on eggs of eublepharid lizards, with comments on the evolution of the Gekkonoidea. Zoologische Mededelingen 47: 211-224 - get paper here
  • WOLF, S. 2009. Remarks on the Reproduction of the Eublepahrid Gecko Aeluroscalabotes felinus (Günther, 1864). Sauria 31 (1): 29-32 - get paper here
 
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