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Barbours day gecko
2005-06-23 09:41:25

Barbour's day gecko (Phelsuma barbouri LOVERIDGE 1942) is a species of geckos that is diurnal and lives in central Madagascar. It typically dwells on rocks and feeds on insects and nectar. Description This lizard is a middle sized day gecko, reaching a total length of about 13.5 cm. The body color is brownish green or dark green. Both a dark brown dorso-lateral and a lateral stripe extend...

Dull day gecko
2005-06-22 14:40:30

Dull day gecko (Phelsuma dubia (BOETTGER 1881)) is a diurnal species of geckos. It is about 15 cm in length and lives on the western coast of Madagascar, in the Comoros, and the coast of East Africa. It typically inhabits trees and can also be found near human dwellings. The Dull day gecko feeds on insects and nectar. Scientific synonyms: Pachydactylus dubius BOETTGER 1881 Phelsuma dubia...

Flat-tailed day gecko
2005-06-22 14:23:55

The Flat-tailed day gecko (Phelsuma serraticauda) is a diurnal gecko that is found in eastern Madagascar. It typically inhabits rainforests and dwells on trees and feeds on insects and nectar. Description The male lizard can reach an average total length of about 13 cm whereas females are slightly smaller. Some males may even reach a length of 15 cm. The body color is dark green or...

Gold dust day gecko
2005-06-15 17:28:58

Gold dust day gecko (Phelsuma laticauda laticauda) is a diurnal subspecies of geckos. It lives in northern Madagascar and on the Comoros. It typically inhabits trees and can sometimes be found in houses. The Gold dust day gecko feeds on insects and nectar. Description This lizard belongs to the smaller day geckos. It can reach a total length of about 13 cm. The body color is a bright...

Madagascar day gecko
2005-06-15 17:07:11

Madagascar day gecko (Phelsuma madagascariensis madagascariensis) is a diurnal subspecies of geckos. It lives on the eastern coast of Madagascar and typically inhabits rainforests and dwells on trees. The Madagascar day gecko feeds on insects and nectar. Scientific synonyms: Gekko madagascariensis Gray 1831 Phelsuma sarrube [Wiegmann 1834] Phelsuma madagascariensis martensi Mertens 1962...

Phelsuma modesta leiogaster
2005-06-15 16:31:00

Phelsuma modesta leiogaster MERTENS 1973 is a subspecies of geckos. Scientific synonyms Phelsuma lineata leiogaster MERTENS 1973 Phelsuma lineata leiogaster - MEIER 1982 Phelsuma leiogaster - MEIER 1989 Phelsuma leiogaster leiogaster - GLAW & VENCES 1994

Phelsuma v-nigra v-nigra
2005-06-15 16:28:59

Phelsuma v-nigra v-nigra is a small diurnal subspecies of geckos. It lives in the Comoros and typically inhabits trees and bushes. Phelsuma v-nigra v-nigra feeds on insects and nectar. Description This lizard belongs to the smallest day geckos. It can reach a maximum length of approximately 10 cm. The body color is bright green, which may have a blue hue. There is a red v-shaped stripe on...

Robert Mertens day gecko
2005-06-15 15:02:36

Robert Merten's day gecko (Phelsuma robertmertensi) is diurnal species of geckos. It lives on the Comoros and typically inhabits banana trees. Robert Merten's day gecko feeds on insects and nectar. Description This lizard species is one of the smallest of its genus. It can reach a total length of about 11 cm. The body color can be dark green or bluish green. From the head to the tail...

Rodrigues day gecko
2005-06-15 14:56:25

Rodrigues day gecko (Phelsuma edwardnewtoni) is a now extinct diurnal species of geckos. It lived on the island of Rodrigues and typically inhabited forests and dwelt in trees. The Rodrigues day gecko fed on insects and nectar. Scientific synonyms Phelsuma edwardnewtoni VINSON & VINSON 1969 Phelsuma newtoni BOULENGER 1884 Phelsuma edwardnewtoni - KLUGE 1993 Phelsuma edwardnewtoni -...

Yellow-throated day gecko
2005-06-15 13:02:36

Yellow-throated day gecko (Phelsuma flavigularis) is a diurnal species of geckos from eastern Madagascar. It typically inhabits rainforests and dwells on trees. The Yellow-throated day gecko feeds on insects and nectar. Description This lizard is a medium-sized day gecko; males can reach a total length of about 15 cm and females are often much smaller. The body color is dark green to...

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