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Phelsuma laticauda.jpg
A gold dust day gecko (genus Phelsuma) in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Gekkonidae
Subfamily: Gekkoninae
Gray, 1825[1][2]

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Gekkoninae is a diverse subfamily of the family Gekkonidae, geckos. It has the most species and genera — over 850 species in 59 genera. Hemidactylus and Cyrtodactylus together account for 185 species.


The following is a list of recognized genera:


  1. ^ Wikispecies.
  2. ^ Wikimedia Commons.
  3. ^ Geckoella at the Reptile Database
  4. ^ Reptile Database: (Downloaded Feb. 17, 2010.)