Lined gecko

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Lined gecko
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Gekkonidae
Genus: Gekko
G. vittatus
Binomial name
Gekko vittatus
Houttuyn, 1782

The lined gecko (Gekko vittatus) is a species of gecko.

It can be found in Indonesia, New Guinea, Palau, and the Solomon Islands.

The gecko usually live 3 to 4 years, but 14-year-old individuals are known.


  • Bauer, A. M., et al. 1995. The Herpetological Contributions of Wilhelm C. H. Peters (1815-1883). SSAR Facsimile Reprints in Herpetology. 714 pp.
  • King, M. 1977. Chromosomal and morphometric variation in the gekko Diplodactylus vittatus (Gray). Austral. J. Zool. 25: 43-57.
  • Treu, B. 2001. Haltung und zucht des Streifengeckos, Gekko vittatus Houttuyn 1782. Sauria 23(4) 31-35.

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