Nephrurus


Nephrurus
Nephrurus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Lacertilia
Family: Gekkonidae
Subfamily: Diplodactylinae
Genus: Nephrurus
Species

11 described species, see article.

Nephrurus amyae

Nephrurus is a genus of eleven species of gecko, commonly known as knob-tailed geckos.

They are easily distinguished by their short bodies, large heads, small legs and short, carrot-shaped tails that often end in a small knob.

Species of genus Nephrurus

  • Centralian Rough Knob-tailed Gecko, Nephrurus amyae (Couper & Gregson, 1994)
  • Rough Knob-tailed Gecko, Nephrurus asper (Günther, 1876)
  • Pernatty Knob-tailed Gecko, Nephrurus deleani (Harvey, 1983)
  • Smooth Knob-tailed Gecko, Nephrurus laevissimus (Mertens, 1958)
  • Smooth Knob-tailed Geckos, Nephrurus levis (Mertens, 1958)
    • Common Smooth Knob-tailed Geckos, Nephrurus levis levis
    • Western Smooth Knob-tailed Gecko, Nephrurus levis occidentalis
    • Nephrurus levis pilbarensis
  • Barking gecko Nephrurus milii (Underwoodisaurus milii)
  • Kimberley Rough Knob-tailed Gecko, Nephrurus sheai
  • Stellate Knob-tailed Gecko, Nephrurus stellatus (Storr, 1968)
  • Midline Knob-tailed Gecko, Nephrurus vertebralis (Storr, 1963)
  • Banded Knob-tailed Gecko, Nephrurus wheeleri (Loveridge, 1932)
    • Nephrurus wheeleri cinctus
    • Nephrurus wheeleri wheeleri[1]

References

  1. ^ JCVI.org

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