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Ashy Gecko

The ashy geckos are darkish orange reptiles that are good climbers. Two subspecies of these lizards have been recognized. This is one of the few species that possesses a fovea in the eye, which enables it to see the smallest details.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Sauria
    Family Gekkonidae
    Genus Sphaerodactylus
    Species S. elegans
    Scientific Name Sphaerodactylus elegans

    Length 73 mm
    Coloration Reddish to gray brown with flecks forming dotted or continuous this lines
    Distribution Caribbean islands of Cuba, Hispaniola, and Navassa
    Habitat Mostly on the trees, buildings, vacant spaces, and stands of Pine Trees
    Diet Insectivorous
    Clutch Size 6 clutches per year
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)

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    Published on February 21st 2017 by under Geckos. Article was last reviewed on 14th June 2019.

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