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Hemidactylus craspedotus MOCQUARD, 1890

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Mocquard's House Gecko, Frilled Gecko, Frilly House Gecko
G: Gesäumter Haftzeher 
SynonymHemidactylus craspedotus MOCQUARD 1890: 144
Mimetozoon floweri BOULENGER 1896
Mimetozoon craspedotus — DE ROOIJ 1915: 36
Platyurus craspedotus — TAYLOR 1963: 768
Cosymbotus craspedotus — KLUGE 1993
Cosymbotus craspedotus — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 216
Hemidactylus craspedotus — ZUG et al. 2007
Hemidactylus craspedotus — BAUER et al. 2010
Hemidactylus craspedotus — GRISMER & QUAH 2019 
DistributionW Malaysia (Penang, Perak; Pulau Pangkor, Selangor, Kepong: HR 32: 57, Pulau Tioman),
S Thailand (Nakhon Si Thammarat, Pattani, Trang),
Indonesia (Sumatra, N Borneo), Singapore

Type locality: “nord de Bornéo” [Sabah]  
TypesHolotype: MNHN-RA 1889.0297 
CommentSynonymy: Note that Cosymbotus platyurus has been renamed Hemidactylus platyurus by CARRANZA & ARNOLD. 
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  • Bauer, Aaron M.; Varad B. Giri, Eli Greenbaum, Todd R. Jackman, Mahesh S. Dharne and Yogesh S. Shouche 2008. On the Systematics of the Gekkonid Genus Teratolepis Günther, 1869: Another One Bites the Dust. Hamadryad 32 (2): 90-104
  • Boulenger, G. A. 1897. On a new gecko from Penang. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1896: 767—768 - 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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  • de Rooij, N. de 1915. The Reptiles of the Indo-Australian Archipelago. I. Lacertilia, Chelonia, Emydosauria. Leiden (E. J. Brill), xiv + 384 pp. - get paper here
  • Goldberg, Stephen R., Charles R. Bursey, L. Lee Grismer and Jeanette Arrelola. 2014. Hemidactylus craspedotus (frilly house gecko) endoparasites. Herpetological Review 45 (1): 128-129 - get paper here
  • GRISMER, L. LEE; & EVAN S. H. QUAH 2019. An updated and annotated checklist of the lizards of Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, and their adjacent archipelagos. Zootaxa 4545 (2): 230–248 - get paper here
  • Grismer, L.L. 2011. Amphibians and reptiles of the Seribuat Archipelago. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 239 pp.
  • Grismer, L.L. 2011. Lizards of Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and their adjacent archipelagos. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 728 pp. [review in Herp. Rev. 43: 155] - get paper here
  • Grismer, L.L., McGuire, J.A.; Sosa, R. & Kaiser, H. 2002. Revised checklist and comments on the terrestrial herpetofauna of Pulau Tioman, Peninsular Malaysia. Herpetological Review 33 (1): 26-29 - get paper here
  • Honda M., Hikida T., Araya, K.; Ota H., Nabhitabhata J. & Hoi-Sen, Y. 1997. Cosymbotus craspedotus (Frilly Gecko) and C. platyurus (Flat-tailed gecko). Gliding behavior. Herpetological Review 28 (1): 42-43 - get paper here
  • Lim K K P. 1991. First record of Cosymbotes craspedotus (Mocquard) (Reptilia: Sauria: Gekkonidae) from Singapore island. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 39 (2): 307- 308 - get paper here
  • Manthey, U. & Grossmann, W. 1997. Amphibien & Reptilien Südostasiens. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 512 pp. - get paper here
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  • Zwanzig, Bernd-Michael & Wolfgang Grossmann 2013. Halbfingergeckos: Hemidactylus. Die verkannte Gattung. Terraria-Elaphe 2013 (2): 14-27 - get paper here
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