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Gekkonidae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174034

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Geckos [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderGekkota   
                               FamilyGekkonidae  – Geckos  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Genus Afroedura Loveridge, 1944  
                                  Genus Afrogecko Bauer, Good and Branch, 1997  
                                  Genus Agamura Blanford, 1874  
                                  Genus Ailuronyx Fitzinger, 1843  
                                  Genus Alsophylax Fitzinger, 1843  
                                  Genus Asiocolotes Golubev , 1984  
                                  Genus Blaesodactylus Boettger, 1893  
                                  Genus Bunopus Blanford, 1874  
                                  Genus Calodactylodes Strand, 1926  
                                  Genus Chondrodactylus W. Peters, 1870 – Sand Geckos 
                                  Genus Christinus Wells and Wellington, 1984  
                                  Genus Cnemaspis Strauch, 1887  
                                  Genus Colopus W. Peters, 1869  
                                  Genus Crossobamon Boettger, 1888  
                                  Genus Cryptactites Bauer, Good and Branch, 1997  
                                  Genus Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 – Curve-toed Geckos 
                                  Genus Cyrtopodion Fitzinger, 1843 – Bowfoot Geckos, Bow-footed Geckos, Bow-fingered Geckos 
                                  Genus Dixonius Bauer, Good and Branch, 1997  
                                  Genus Ebenavia Boettger, 1877  
                                  Genus Elasmodactylus Boulenger, 1895  
                                  Genus Geckoella Gray, 1867  
                                  Genus Geckolepis Grandidier, 1867  
                                  Genus Gehyra Gray, 1834 – Web-toed Geckos, Dtellas 
                                  Genus Gekko Laurenti, 1768 – Gekkos, Tropical Asian Geckos, Typical Geckos 
                                  Genus Goggia Bauer, Good and Branch, 1997  
                                  Genus Hemidactylus Gray, 1825 – House Geckos, Half-toed Geckos 
                                  Genus Hemiphyllodactylus Bleeker, 1860 – Small Tree Geckos, Gypsy Geckos, Tree Geckos 
                                  Genus Heteronotia Wermuth, 1965  
                                  Genus Homopholis Boulenger, 1885  
                                  Genus Lepidodactylus Fitzinger, 1843 – Scaly-toed Geckos, Indo-Pacific Geckos 
                                  Genus Luperosaurus Gray, 1845  
                                  Genus Lygodactylus Gray, 1864  
                                  Genus Matoatoa Nussbaum, Raxworthy and Pronk, 1998  
                                  Genus Mediodactylus Szczerbak and Golubev, 1977  
                                  Genus Microgecko Nikolsky, 1907  
                                  Genus Microscalabotes Boulenger, 1883  
                                  Genus Nactus Kluge, 1983 – Hook-toed Geckos 
                                  Genus Narudasia Methuen and Hewitt, 1914  
                                  Genus Pachydactylus Wiegmann, 1834 – Thick-toed Geckos 
                                  Genus Paragehyra Angel, 1929  
                                  Genus Paroedura Günther, 1879  
                                  Genus Perochirus Boulenger, 1885 – Polynesian Geckos, Micronesian Geckos 
                                  Genus Phelsuma Gray, 1825 – Day Geckos 
                                  Genus Pseudoceramodactylus Haas, 1957  
                                  Genus Pseudogekko Taylor, 1922  
                                  Genus Ptenopus Gray, 1866  
                                  Genus Ptychozoon Kuhl and van Hasselt, 1822  
                                  Genus Rhoptropus W. Peters, 1869  
                                  Genus Stenodactylus Fitzinger, 1826  
                                  Genus Tropiocolotes W. Peters, 1880  
                                  Genus Urocotyledon Kluge, 1983  
                                  Genus Uroplatus Dumeril, 1806  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Aaron Bauer, Ph.D.  
  Notes: Professor, Gerald M. Lemole Endowed Chair in Integrative Biology   
  Reference for: Gekkonidae    
       
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Gekkonidae    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: CONABIO: (http://www.conabio.gob.mx/)   
  Reference for: Gekkonidae   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Gekkonidae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada, draft (2004)   
  Page(s):    
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: As-yet (2004) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Gekkonidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Gekkonidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Flores-Villela, Oscar / McCoy, C. J., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Herpetofauna Mexicana: Lista anotada de las especies de anfibios y reptiles de México, cambios taxonómicos recientes, y nuevas especies   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Carnegie Museum of Natural History Special Publication, no. 17   
  Page(s): iv + 73   
  Publisher: Carnegie Museum of Natural History   
  Publication Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-911239-42-1   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Gekkonidae   
       

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