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Lined Leaf-tail Gecko - Exotic Reserve Peyrieras, Madagascar

Lined Leaf-tail Gecko - Exotic Reserve Peyrieras, Madagascar

26 July 2008 - Madagascar Exotic Reserve Peyrieras, Madagascar.

Lined leaf-tail gecko / gestreepte bladstaartgekko (Uroplatus lineatus).
(captive specimen)

There is still quite some debate within the scientific world on how to classify the suborders and infraordes within Squamata. Here I've joined the snakes and geckos together in one suborder (in a previous blog post I placed the snakes classically still in their own suborder).

Read the complete story at my blog: wildlifespotting.blogspot.com/2010/08/madagascar-day-2-le...

Click a link and you'll go to the page for that rank in the biological classification on Schaapmans' Wildlife Spotting.


Kingdom: Animalia; 
Animals / Dierenrijk
Phylum: Chordata; Vertebrates / Gewervelden
Class: Reptilia; Reptiles / Reptielen
Order: Squamata; Scaled Reptiles / Schubreptielen
Suborder:Scleroglossa; Monitors, Snakes, Geckos, Skinks / Varanen, Gekko's, Skinken, Slangen
Infraorder: Gekkota; Geckos, Blind Lizards, Legless Lizards / Gekko's, Blinde Hagedissen, Slanghagedissen
Family: Gekkonidae; Geckos \/ Gekko's
Subfamily: Gekkoninae; 

Genus: Uroplatus; Leaf-tail Geckos or Flat-Tail Geckos / Bladstaartgekko's
Species: Uroplatus lineatus; Lined Leaf-tailed Gecko / Gestreepte Bladstaartgekko

(plus d'infos...)

Photo prise @ Ambatolaona le 26 juillet 2008 (© David d'O / Schaapmans / Flickr)

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