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Teratoscincus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Suborder  Lacertilia
Family  Gekkonidae
Scientific name  Teratoscincus
Higher classification  Sphaerodactylidae
Order  Scaled reptiles
Subphylum  Vertebrata
Infraorder  Gekkota
Subfamily  Teratoscincinae
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Genus
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Similar  Frog‑eyed gecko, Reptile, Paroedura, Coleonyx, Chondrodactylus

Teratoscincus roborowski frog eyed gecko


Teratoscincus is a genus of geckos commonly referred to as wonder geckos or frog-eyed geckos; it is the only genus within the subfamily Teratoscincinae. Species in the genus Teratoscincus are found from the Arabian Peninsula in Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, and Oman, west across southern Asia in Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, north to Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to Mongolia and China. The genus consists of six species.

Contents

Teratoscincus Teratoscincus keyserlingii photo Reptarium

Teratoscincus scincus keyserlingii


Member species

Teratoscincus REPTILES4ALL Wonder gecko Teratoscincus scincus
  • Teratoscincus bedriagai Nikolsky, 1900 – Bedriaga's wonder gecko
  • Teratoscincus keyserlingii Strauch, 1863
  • Teratoscincus microlepis Nikolsky, 1900 – small-scaled wonder gecko
  • Teratoscincus przewalskii Strauch, 1887 – Przewalski's wonder gecko
  • Teratoscincus roborowskii Bedriaga, 1906 – Roborowski's wonder gecko
  • Teratoscincus scincus (Schlegel, 1858) – common wonder gecko or frog-eyed gecko
  • In captivity

    Teratoscincus CalPhotos Teratoscincus microlepis Baloch Sand Gecko

    T. roborowskii is frequently found in the exotic animal trade. They are suitable for keeping in a desert vivarium.

    Teratoscincus Teratoscincus scincus keyserlingii photo Reptarium
    Teratoscincus Teratoscincus scincus Wikiwand

    References

    Teratoscincus Wikipedia


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