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Gekko  Laurenti, 1768
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174049

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Gekkos [English]
    Tropical Asian Geckos [English]
    Typical 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  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbčnes, lézards, serpents  
                               FamilyGekkonidae  – Geckos  
                                  GenusGekko Laurenti, 1768 – Gekkos, Tropical Asian Geckos, Typical Geckos  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Gekko albofasciolatus Günther, 1867  
                                     Species Gekko athymus W. Brown and Alcala, 1962  
                                     Species Gekko auriverrucosus Zhou and Liu, 1982  
                                     Species Gekko badenii Szczerbak and Nekrasova, 1994  
                                     Species Gekko canaensis Ngo and Gamble, 2011 – Cŕ Ná Marbled Gecko 
                                     Species Gekko canhi Rösler, Nguyen, Doan, Ho, Nguyen and Ziegler, 2010  
                                     Species Gekko carusadensis Linkem, Siler, Diesmos, Sy and R. Brown, 2010  
                                     Species Gekko chinensis Gray, 1842  
                                     Species Gekko crombota R. Brown, Oliveros, Siler and Diesmos, 2008  
                                     Species Gekko ernstkelleri Rösler, Siler, R. Brown, Demegillo and Gaulke, 2006  
                                     Species Gekko gecko (Linnaeus, 1758) – Tokay Gekko, Tokay Gecko 
                                     Species Gekko gigante W. Brown and Alcala, 1978  
                                     Species Gekko grossmanni Günther, 1994  
                                     Species Gekko hokouensis Pope, 1928  
                                     Species Gekko japonicus (Schlegel, 1836)  
                                     Species Gekko kikuchii Oshima, 1912  
                                     Species Gekko lauhachindai Panitvong, Sumontha, Konlek and Kunya, 2010 – Lauhachinda's cave gecko 
                                     Species Gekko liboensis Zaho and Li, 1982  
                                     Species Gekko melli Vogt, 1922  
                                     Species Gekko mindorensis Taylor, 1919  
                                     Species Gekko monarchus (Schlegel, 1836)  
                                     Species Gekko nutaphandi Bauer, Sumontha and Pauwels, 2008  
                                     Species Gekko palawanensis Taylor, 1925  
                                     Species Gekko palmatus Boulenger, 1907  
                                     Species Gekko petricolus Taylor, 1962  
                                     Species Gekko porosus Taylor, 1922  
                                     Species Gekko reevesii (Gray, 1831)  
                                     Species Gekko romblon W. Brown and Alcala, 1978  
                                     Species Gekko rossi R. Brown, Oliveros, Siler and Diesmos, 2009  
                                     Species Gekko russelltraini Ngo, Bauer, Wood and Grismer, 2009  
                                     Species Gekko scabridus Liu and Zhou, 1982  
                                     Species Gekko scientiadventura Rösler, Ziegler, Vu, Herrmann and Böhme, 2004  
                                     Species Gekko shibatai Toda, Sengoku, Hikada and Ota, 2008  
                                     Species Gekko siamensis Grossmann and Ulber, 1990  
                                     Species Gekko similignum M. Smith, 1923  
                                     Species Gekko smithii Gray, 1842  
                                     Species Gekko subpalmatus Günther, 1864  
                                     Species Gekko swinhonis Günther, 1864  
                                     Species Gekko taibaiensis Song, 1985  
                                     Species Gekko takouensis Ngo and Gamble, 2010  
                                     Species Gekko tawaensis Okada, 1956  
                                     Species Gekko taylori Ota and Nabhitabhata, 1991  
                                     Species Gekko verreauxi Tytler, 1865  
                                     Species Gekko vertebralis Toda, Sengoku, Hikada and Ota, 2008  
                                     Species Gekko vietnamensis Nguyen, 2010  
                                     Species Gekko vittatus Houttuyn, 1782 – Striped Gekko, Striped Gecko 
                                     Species Gekko wenxianensis Zhou and Wang, 2008  
                                     Species Gekko yakuensis Matsui and Okada, 1968  

  Expert: Aaron Bauer, Ph.D.  
  Notes: Professor, Gerald M. Lemole Endowed Chair in Integrative Biology   
  Reference for: Gekko    
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Gekko    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Gekko   
  Source: Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians ..., ed. 6.1, website (version 6.1)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Boundy, J., F. Burbrink, J. Campbell, B. Crother, K. de Quiroz, D. Frost, R. Highton, J. Iverson, F. Kraus, R. McDiarmid, J. Mendelson III, P. Meylen, R. Pyron, T. Reeder, M. Seidel, S. Tilley and D. Wake (Crother, B., ed.). Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians and Reptiles of North America North of Mexico, With Comments Regarding Confidence In Our Understanding. Edition 6.1, Last updated: 24 May 2011. Available at   
  Reference for: Gekko, Typical Geckos [English]   
  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)   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2004) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Gekko   
  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   
  Reference for: Gekko   

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