Family Gekkonidae Gray 1825 (gecko)

Reptilia - Squamata - Gekkonidae

Alternative spelling: Gecconidae

Parent taxon: Gekkota according to P. Jonniaux and Y. Kumazawa 2008

See also Alifanov 1993, Alifanov 2000, Augé and Rage 2006, Borsuk-Bialynicka 1990, Carroll 1988, Cope 1871, Cope 1875, Estes 1983, Frank and Ramus 1996, Gray 1825, Kuhn 1946, Seiffert 1975 and Venczel and Stiuca 2008

Sister taxa: Ardeosauridae, Bavarisauridae, Eublepharidae, Gekkonoidea, Hoburogekko, Pygopodidae, Uroplatidae

Subtaxa: Aprasia Aristelliger Bogertia Briba Cadurcogekko Coleonyx Cyrtodactylus Delma Diplodactylinae Diplodactylus Eublepharinae Euleptes Geckolepis Gehyra Gekko Gekkoninae Gerandogekko Gonatodes Gymnodactylus Hemidactylus Hemiphyllodactylus Homonota Laonogekko Lygodactylus Nephrurus Pachydactylus Paroedura Phelsuma Phyllodactylus Phyllopezus Platydactylus Pletholax Pygopus Rhodanogekko Sphaerodactylinae Sphaerodactylus Tarentola Teratoscincus Thecadactylus Yantarogekko

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Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antigua and Barbuda (2 collections), Australia (1), the Bahamas (5), Ecuador (4), Greece (1), Israel (2), Italy (2), Madagascar (1), Mauritius (2), New Zealand (2), Niue (3), Northern Mariana Islands (3), the Philippines (4), Spain (1), Tanzania (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (1)

• Pliocene of France (1), Hungary (1), Morocco (1), South Africa (2), Spain (2)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Austria (1), the Czech Republic (1), the Dominican Republic (1), France (5), Germany (3), Hungary (2), Italy (1), Kenya (1), Morocco (1), Namibia (1), Romania (1), Slovakia (1), Spain (1), Ukraine (1)

• Oligocene of France (3)

• Eocene to Miocene of France (1)

• Eocene of Belgium (1), France (21), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (3: California)

• Paleocene of Morocco (2)

Total: 97 collections including 116 occurrences

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