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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Gekkonidae
Subfamily: Gekkoninae
Genus: Agamura
Blanford, 1874

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Agamura is a genus of geckos containing the species Agamura persica. It is native to Iran, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, commonly known as the spider gecko or Persian spider gecko.[1] The name derives from its strikingly thin, long limbs. It inhabits desert areas.

Geckos of the genus Rhinogecko are sometimes classified in genus Agamura.[2]


  1. ^ Papenfuss, T. 2010. Agamura persica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. Downloaded on 11 April 2015.
  2. ^ Bauer, A. M., et al. (2013). A preliminary phylogeny of the Palearctic naked-toed geckos (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) with taxonomic implications. Zootaxa 3599(4), 301-24.