Supriya Ghosh

Eublepharidae

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Squamata
Higher classification  Gekkota
Phylum  Chordata
Infraorder  Gekkota
Rank  Family

Lower classifications  Goniurosaurus, Kuroiwa's ground g

The Eublepharidae are a family of geckos consisting of 30 described species in six genera. They occur in Asia, Africa and North America. Eublepharid geckos lack adhesive toepads and, unlike other geckos, have movable eyelids. Leopard geckos (Eublepharis macularius) are popular pet lizards.

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Genera

The following genera are considered members of the Eublepharidae:

  • Aeluroscalabotes
  • Coleonyx
  • Eublepharis
  • Goniurosaurus
  • Hemitheconyx
  • Holodactylus

  • Eublepharidae Eublepharidae Herps of Texas
    Eublepharidae Eublepharidae Herps of Texas

    References

    Eublepharidae Wikipedia


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