Saba least gecko

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Saba least gecko
Sphaerodactylus sabanus by D. Sikes 01.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Sphaerodactylidae
Genus: Sphaerodactylus
Species: S. sabanus
Binomial name
Sphaerodactylus sabanus
Cochrane, 1938

The Saba least gecko (Sphaerodactylus sabanus) is a gecko endemic to the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean, where it can be found on Saba, Sint Eustatius, Saint Kitts, and Nevis.

Both sexes reach a maximum length of about 30 mm snout-to-vent. Its dorsal color is brown, and its head is tinted orange. Its ventral surface ranges from white to light brown, with a white or yellow throat. Its head is marked with dark stripes that extend from its snout that may break up into spots. It has a dark (or dark-bordered) spot on the back of its head, and its body and tail are usually covered with rows of paler, smaller spots.


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