Ailuronyx

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Ailuronyx
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Gekkonidae
Subfamily: Gekkoninae
Genus: Ailuronyx
Fitzinger, 1843[1]
Ailuronyx sp. distribution.png

Ailuronyx is a small genus of geckos from Seychelles, commonly known as skin-sloughing geckos. They have a reputation for delicacy and especially for shedding strips of skin if handled.

Classification of genus Ailuronyx[1][2][edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b ITIS (Integrated Taxonomic Information System). www.itis.gov.
  2. ^ The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org