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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Flat-tailed House Gecko, Frilled House Gecko, Asian House Gecko
G: Gewöhnlicher Haftzeher, Thailändischer Hausgecko, Saumschwanz-Hausgecko 
SynonymStellio platyurus SCHNEIDER 1797: 30
Lacerta Schneideriana SHAW 1802: 1278 (nom. subst.)
Lacerta tjitja LJUNGH 1804
Gekko platyurus - MERREM 1820
Hemidactylus platyurus - FITZINGER 1826
G[ecko] marginatus CUVIER 1829: 54
Hemidactylus Marginatus GRAY (in GRIFFITH & PIDGEON) 1831
Lomatodactylus (Hemidactylus) platyurus - VAN DER HOEVEN 1833
Gecko platycaudus SCHINZ (partim) 1834
Platyurus marginatus - OKEN 1836
Hemidactylus Marginatus — DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1836: 370
Gecko marginatus - DUVERNOY (in CUVIER) 1839
Hoplopodion (Cosymbotus) platyurus - FITZINGER 1843
Platyurus Schneiderianus - GRAY 1845
Hemidactylus marginatus - BLEEKER 1857
Crossurus platyurus - GIRARD 1858
Nycteridium schneideri — GÜNTHER 1864: 111 (invalid emendation)
Cosymbotus platyurus - STEINDACHNER 1867
Nycteridium platyurus - THEOBALD 1868
Nycteridium Schneideri - JERDON 1870
Nycteridium himalayanum ANDERSON 1871: 15
Nycteridium schneideri — FERGUSON 1877: 12
Hemidactylus platyurus — BOULENGER 1885: 143
Hemidactylus nepalensis ANNANDALE 1907
Cosymbotus platyurus — STEJNEGER 1907: 178
Hemidactylus platyurus — DE ROOIJ 1915: 34
Cosymbotus platyurus — TAYLOR 1922
Platyurus platyurus - SMITH 1935
Cosymbotus platyurus — LOVERIDGE 1948
Gehyra platyurua - DERANIYAGALA 1953
Cosymbotus platyurus — KLUGE 1993
Cosymbotus platyurus — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 217
Cosymbotes [sic] platyurus — TEO & RAJATHURAI 1997
Cosymbotus platyurus — COX et al. 1998: 80
Platyurus platyurus — BAUER & GÜNTHER 1992
Hemidactylus platyurus — CARRANZA & ARNOLD 2006
Cosymbotus platyurus — TER BORG 2007
Cosymbotus platyurus — BOBROV & SEMENOV 2008
Hemidactylus cf. platyurus — MAHONY et al. 2009 
DistributionN India (Assam, Darjeeling, Sikkim, Mizoram), Bangladesh, Nicobar Islands, Nepal, Bhutan, China (Guangdong, SE Xizang = Tibet), Sri Lanka, Taiwan ?,
Thailand, Malaysia (incl. Pulau Tioman, Pulau Pangkor, Pulau Besar, Sabah), Burma (= Myanmar), Vietnam, Cambodia, Papua New Guinea,
Philippines (Palawan, Calamian Islands, Panay, Luzon, Bohol, Cebu, Mindoro, Masbate, Mindanao),
Indonesia (Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi, Lombok, Sumbawa, Flores, Borneo, Komodo), Peninsular Malaysia (Sabah, Sarawak), Singapore, Timor-Leste

USA (introduced to Florida)

Type locality: unknown (fide MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997) 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: unknown (fide SANG et al. 2009); type lost (Amarasinghe et al. 2009) 
CommentReported from Taiwan by STEJNEGER (1907) but apparently not established there (OTA 1989). Not listed by Krysko & Daniels (2005).

Total length max. 140 mm.

Original description in Amarasinghe et al. 2009. 
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