Gekkonidae


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Related to Gekkonidae: Lacertidae, Pygopodidae

Gekkonidae

[ge′kän·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The geckos, a family of small lizards in the order Squamata distinguished by a flattened body, a long sensitive tongue, and adhesive pads on the toes of many species.
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Ecology of the nocturnal lizard Thecadactylus rapicauda (Sauria: Gekkonidae) in the Amazon region.
Cappellari (2006): <<Diet of Hemidactylus mabouia (Sauria, Gekkonidae) in urban area of southern Brazil>>, Biociencias, Porto Alegre, vol.
* Banded Ground Gecko Bunopus spatalarus (Gekkonidae): A number of specimens of this normally phlegmatic species were found on stony ground after dark.
Geographic distribution of Hemidactylus turcicus (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) in Mississippi.
Among the families are Dermochelyidae: leatherback sea turtles, Emydidae: basking and box turtles, Alligatoridae: alligators and caiman, Gekkonidae: geckos, Corytophanidae: basilisks, and Varanidae: monitors.
Geckos are lizards belonging to the family Gekkonidae, found in warm climates throughout the world.
En el orden Squamata se encontraron 40 especies, distribuidas en 20 de lagartos de ocho familias: Corytophanidae, Iguanidae, Gekkonidae, Gymnophthalmidae, Polychrotidae, Teiidae, Tropiduridae y Scincidae; y 20 de serpientes de tres familias: Boidae, Colubridae y Viperidae; el orden Testudinata con seis especies de tortugas distribuidas en seis familias: Chelidae, Emydidae, Geoemydidae, Kinosternidae, Podocnemididae y Testudinidae; y el orden Crocodylia con dos especies de la familia Crocodylidae (Apendice 1).
"Water-holding bromeliads as a keystone resource for a gecko (Briba brasiliana Amaral 1935; Sauria, Gekkonidae) in restinga habitats in northeastern Brazil." J.
Reproduction in the Siamese leaf-toed gecko, Dixonius siamensis (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Thailand.
Native rat 89 24% Gekkonidae sp./ Gekko 8 2% Scincidae sp.