Gehyra

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Gehyra
Gehyra vorax.jpg
Halmahera Gecko, Gehyra marginata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Sauria
Infraorder: Gekkota
Family: Gekkonidae
Subfamily: Gekkoninae
Genus: Gehyra
Gray, 1834
Species

35 recognized species, see article.

Dubious Dtella (Gehyra dubia)
Stump-tailed Gecko (Gehyra mutilata)

Gehyra is a genus of geckos known commonly as web-toed geckos or dtellas. Dtellas are moderately sized geckos. Gehyra species have a wide geographic range, covering most of the Oceania and Melanesian Islands as far north as the Ryukyu Islands and Thailand.

Gehyra species have toepads and powerful claws. Like some other geckos they also have a tendency to drop strips of skin if handled carelessly.

Species[edit]