Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/52265

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata
Family:Gekkonidae
Genus:unavailable
Genus species:unavailable

Animal Characteristics

Head-Body Length:5-40 cm
Identification:The gecko is well-known for its large protruding eyes, fleshy tongue, thin velvety skin, and toe pads. Its colorings are brown, yellow, or gray and have variable markings.
Habitat:Deserts to rain forests
Diet:Omnivore: arthropods, some plant material
Reproduction:Most species lay 2-3 eggs several times a year. The eggs are incubated for 2-6 months.
Status:No special status
Interesting Facts:There are 80 genera and more than 670 known species of geckos.

Other Information

Geographic:Tropics and warm temperate regions Date:1981-10 Subjects:lizard
herptile
reptile
Gecko (unidentified)
Geckos
Lizards
Squamata
Reptiles
Vertebrates
Chordata