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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Yellow-belly gecko, Northern House Gecko
G: Indischer Hausgecko 
SynonymHemidactylus flaviviridis RÜPPELL 1835
Hemidactylus sericeus FITZINGER 1826: 46
Hemidactylus coctaei DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1836: 365
Boltalia sublevis GRAY 1842: 58
Hoplopodion cocteaui FITZINGER 1843: 104 (nom. subst.)
Hoplopodion rüppellii FITZINGER 1843: 104
? Boltalia sublaevis — KELAART 1854: 138
Hemidactylus bengaliensis ANDERSON 1871: 14
Hemidactylus flaviviridis — BOULENGER 1885: 113
Boltalia sublaevis BOULENGER 1885 (invalid emendation)
Hemidactylus bengalensis BOULENGER 1885 (invalid emendation)
Hemidactylus coctaei — BOULENGER 1887: 407
Hemidactylus coctaei — BOETTGER 1892
Hemidactylus flavoviridis — MATSCHIE 1893
Hemidactylus zolii SCORTECCI 1929: 116 (fide LOVERIDGE 1947)
Hemidactylus flaviviridis — SCHMIDT 1939
Hemidactylus flaviviridis — KLUGE
Hemidactylus flaviviridis — RÖSLER 2000: 85
Hemidactylus flaviridis — SCHLÜTER 2008 (in error)
Hemidactylus flavoviridis — SCHLÜTER 2008 (in error)d 
DistributionEgypt (Ismailia [HR 31: 185], Sinai [Werner 1988], Kuwait
Saudi Arabia (incl. Farasan Islands), United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar, Oman, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Nepal,
Pakistan, India (Himachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, introduced to Assam, West Bengal, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Punjab, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Orissa, Mizoram), Socotra Island (Yemen),
N Somalia, Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea

Type locality: Insel Massaua, Abessinien [= Massawa Island, Eritrea]. 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 
TypesLectotype: SMF 8772 (designated by Mertens, 1967:55)
Lectotype: SMF 8772, same as that of flaviviridis [Hoplopodion rüppellii] 
CommentSynonymy after KLUGE 1993 and RÖSLER 2000.

Distribution: A report from Narita International Airport in Japan represents a possible introduction, apparently without establishment (Takaki et al. 2014). 
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