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Phelsuma astriata

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Squamata
Family  Gekkonidae
Scientific name  Phelsuma astriata
Rank  Species
Phylum  Chordata
Suborder  Lacertilia
Subfamily  Gekkoninae
Higher classification  Phelsuma
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Similar  Phelsuma sundbergi, Geckos, Phelsuma consis, Reptile, Phelsuma abbotti

Phelsuma astriata, the Seychelles (small) day gecko or stripeless day gecko is a species of lizard in the Gekkonidae family endemic to the Seychelles.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, plantations, rural gardens, and urban areas. It is threatened by habitat loss.It lives in tropical areas. it eats vegetables of almost any kind.

Subspecies

There are 3 subspecies of Phelsuma astriata.

  • Phelsuma astriata astriata, Found on the islands of Mahé, Praslin, Silhouette, Thérèse, Astove, Frégate
  • Phelsuma astriata semicarinata, northeastern islands of the Inner Seychelles, Denis Island, Daros Island, St. Joseph and La Réunion (introduced)
  • Phelsuma astriata astovei, Astove
  • References

    Phelsuma astriata Wikipedia


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