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Species of Thailand

Indopacific dwarf gecko

In Thai: จิ้งจกเรียวมลายู

Binomial name: Hemiphyllodactylus typus, Pieter Bleeker, 1860

The Indopacific Tree Gecko or Common Dwarf Gecko Hemiphyllodactylus typus is a species of gecko found in South Asia and islands in the Indian Ocean.

Distribution

India (Shevaroy Hills, Anaimalai, Nilgiri Hills), Nicobar Islands, Sri Lanka,

Indochina, Vietnam, Chapa/Tongking, Indonesia (Komodo), Thailand, W Malaysia, Singapore,

Oceania, Burma, Philippines (Panay), Indonesia (Borneo, Sumatra, Java, Bali, Sumbawa, Komodo),

China, Taiwan, New Guinea, New Caledonia, Loyalty Islands, Tonga, Marquesas Islands, Society Islands, Solomon Islands, Fiji Islands (Vanua Levu, Viti Levu),

Mauritius, Reunion, Rodrigues (fide F. Glaw, pers. comm.)

Introduced to Ryukyu Islands (Japan),

Introduced to Iriomotejima Island,

Introduced into the USA (Hawaii)

Type locality: "Agam" [Kluge 1968 and "Goenong Parong (Java)" Gunung Parang, West-Java (Wermuth 1965)

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Lacertilia
Family
Gekkonidae
Genus
Hemiphyllodactylus
Species
Hemiphyllodactylus typus

Common names

  • German: Gewöhnlicher Halbblattfingergecko
  • English:
    • Indopacific dwarf gecko
    • Indopacific tree gecko
    • Tree gecko
    • Indopacific slender gecko
    • Common dwarf gecko
  • Thai:
    • จิ้งจกเรียวมลายู
    • จิ้งจกแคระมลายู

Synonyms

  • Hemiphyllodactylus typus, Larry Lee Grismer (2011)
  • Hemiphyllodactylus typus, Tanya Chan-Ard et al. (1999)
  • Hemiphyllodactylus typus, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Hemiphyllodactylus typus, Ulrich Manthey & Wolfgang Grossmann (1997)
  • Hemiphyllodactylus albostictus, James Draper Lazell (1989)
  • Hemiphyllodactylus typus pallidus, Walter Auffenberg (1980)
  • Hemiphyllodactylus typus typus, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1935)
  • Lepidodactylus ceylonensis, Nelly de Rooij (1915)
  • Hemiphyllodactylus typus, Nelly de Rooij (1915)
  • Lepidodactylus aurantiacus, Thomas Barbour (1912)
  • Lepidodactylus auranticus, Robert Walter Campbell Shelford (1901)
  • Hemiphyllodactylus leucostictus, Leonhard Hess Stejneger (1899)
  • Hemiphyllodactylus crepuscularis, Leonhard Hess Stejneger (1899)
  • Hemiphyllodactylus ceylonensis, Leonhard Hess Stejneger (1899)
  • Lepidodactylus ceylonensis, George Albert Boulenger (1887)
  • Lepidodactylus ceylonensis, George Albert Boulenger (1885)
  • Lepidodactylus crepuscularis, George Albert Boulenger (1885)
  • Spathoscalabotes mutilatus, George Albert Boulenger (1885)
  • Lepidodactylus crepuscularis, George Albert Boulenger (partim) (1883)
  • Platydactylus (Lepidodactylus) crepuscularis, Henri Émile Sauvage (1879)
  • Spathodactylus mutilatus, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1872)
  • Platydactylus crepuscularis, Arthur René Jean Baptiste Bavay (1869)
  • Ptyodactylus gracilis, Pieter Bleeker (1860)
  • Hemiphyllodactylus typus, Pieter Bleeker (1860)

Photos

Hemiphyllodactylus typus

Range Map

Distribution map of Indopacific dwarf gecko, Hemiphyllodactylus typus in Thailand
Range map of Hemiphyllodactylus typus in Thailand