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Satanic Leaf Tailed Gecko

Satanic leaf tailed gecko is a type of gecko endemic to the island of Madagascar. The species is nocturnal and carnivore.



    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Gekkota
    Family Gekkonidae
    Genus Uroplatus
    Scientific Name Uroplatus phantasticus


    Other Names Baweng Satanic Leaf Gecko, Eyelash Leaf Tailed Gecko, Fantastic Leaf Tailed Gecko
    Size 2.6 – 6 in
    Weight 10 – 30 g
    Color Shades of purple, tan, orange, and yellow, but is often spotted brown
    Distribution Madagascar
    Habitat Tropical forests
    Diet Insects like crickets, moths
    Hibernation Fact Hibernate during winter
    Predators Birds, snakes, rats
    Breeding Season Start of the wet season
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Clutch Size 2 eggs
    Incubation Period 60 to 70 days
    Average Lifespan In Wild: 4 to 8 years
    In Captivity: More than 10 years
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on November 10th 2016 by under Geckos. Article was last reviewed on 9th August 2018.

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