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Hemidactylus albofasciatus GRANDISON & SOMAN, 1963

IUCN Red List - Hemidactylus albofasciatus - Vulnerable, VU

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: White-striped Viper Gecko 
SynonymHemidactylus albofasciatus GRANDISON & SOMAN 1963
Hemidactylus albofasciatus — WERMUTH 1965: 69
Teratolepis albofasciatus — KLUGE 1993
Teratolepis albofasciatus — DAS & CHATURVEDI 1998
Teratolepis albofasciatus — RÖSLER 2000: 117
Hemidactylus albofasciatus — BAUER et al. 2008 
DistributionIndia (Ratnagiri, Maharastra)

Type locality: Dorle Village, Rajapur Taluka, Ratnagiri District, Maharastra.  
TypesHolotype: BNHS (BNHM) 148, ZSI 21109–12 (paratypes) 
  • Bansal, Rohini; K. Praveen Karanth 2010. Molecular phylogeny of Hemidactylus geckos (Squamata: Gekkonidae) of the Indian subcontinent reveals a unique Indian radiation and an Indian origin of Asian house geckos. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 57 (1): 459-465 - get paper here
  • Bauer, A.M., Giri, V.B., Greenbaum, E., Jackman, T.R., Dharne, M.S. & Shouche, Y.S. 2008. On the systematics of the gekkonid genus Teratolepis Günther, 1869: another one bites the dust. Hamadryad 32: 13–27 - get paper here
  • Bauer, Aaron M.; Todd R. Jackman, Eli Greenbaum, Varad B. Giri, Anslem de Silva 2010. South Asia supports a major endemic radiation of Hemidactylus geckos. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 57 (1): 343-352 - get paper here
  • Das, Indraneil;Chaturvedi, Naresh 1998. Catalogue of the herpetological types in the collection of the Bombay Natural History Society. Hamadryad 23 (2): 150-156 - get paper here
  • Giri, Varad B.; Bauer, Aaron M. 2008. A new ground-dwelling Hemidactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Maharashtra, with a key to the Hemidactylus of India. Zootaxa 1700: 21-34 - get paper here
  • Grandison, A. G. C., and P. W. Soman. 1963. Description of a new geckonid lizard from Maharashtra, India. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 60: 322-325 - get paper here
  • Mirza, Zeeshan A. and Rajesh V. Sanap. 2012. Notes on the natural history of Hemidactylus albofasciatus Grandison and Soman, 1963 (Reptilia: Gekkonidae). Hamadryad 36 (1): 56-58 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Venugopal, P.D. 2010. An updated and annotated list of Indian lizards (Reptilia: Sauria) based on a review of distribution records and checklists of Indian reptiles. Journal of Threatened Taxa 2 (3): 725-738. - get paper here
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