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Barking gecko (Underwoodisaurus milii)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Superfamily: Pygopodoidea
Family: Carphodactylidae
Kluge, 1967

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The Carphodactylidae are a family of geckos consisting of 30 described species. All species occur in Australia.


The following genera are considered members of the Carphodactylidae:[1][2]


  1. ^ Han, D., K. Zhou, & A. M. Bauer. 2004. Phylogenetic relationships among gekkotan lizards inferred from c-mos nuclear DNA sequences and a new classification of the Gekkota. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 83: 353– 368.
  2. ^ Oliver, P.M.; Bauer, A.M. 2011: Systematics and evolution of the Australian knob-tail geckos (Nephrurus, Carphodactylidae, Gekkota): plesiomorphic grades and biome shifts through the Miocene. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 59(3): 664-674. ISSN 1055-7903 doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2011.03.018