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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Gekkonidae
Gekkonidae
Recognized by iNaturalist, Eswatini Species List, Jordan Species List, Afghanistan Species List, AnAge, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, Egypt Species List, Zoosystematics and Evolution, AnAge articles, Conabio, Conabio, Animal Diversity Web, EOL authors, EOL authors, EOL authors, INBio, IABIN, Hone et al 2013, ReptileDB, IUCN, Afghanistan Species List, Algeria Species List, Angola Species List, Armenia Species List, Azerbaijan Species List, Antigua and Barbuda Species List, Bangladesh Species List, Australia Species List, Belize Species List, Benin Species List, Bolivia Species List, Bonaire Saint Eustatius and Saba Species List, Botswana Species List, Brazil Species List, Bulgaria Species List, Burkina Faso Species List, Burundi Species List, Cambodia Species List, Cameroon Species List, Canada Species List, Cape Verde Species List, Cayman Islands Species List, Central African Republic Species List, Chile Species List, China Species List, Christmas Island Species List, Cocos Islands Species List, Colombia Species List, Comoros Species List, Costa Rica Species List, Croatia Species List, Curacao Species List, Cyprus Species List, Democratic Republic of the Congo Species List, Djibouti Species List, Dominica Species List, Dominican Republic Species List, Ecuador Species List, El Salvador Species List, Equatorial Guinea Species List, Eritrea Species List, Ethiopia Species List, Federated States of Micronesia Species List, Fiji Species List, France Species List, French Guiana Species List, French Polynesia Species List, Gabon Species List, Georgia Species List, Ghana Species List, Greece Species List, Grenada Species List, Guam Species List, Guatemala Species List, Guinea Species List, Guyana Species List, Haiti Species List, Honduras Species List, Hong Kong Species List, India Species List, Iran Species List, Iraq Species List, Israel Species List, Italy Species List, Ivory Coast Species List, Kazakhstan Species List, Kenya Species List, Kiribati Species List, Kuwait Species List, Laos Species List, Lebanon Species List, Lesotho Species List, Liberia Species List, Libya Species List, Madagascar Species List, Malawi Species List, Malaysia Species List, Maldives Species List, Mali Species List, Mariana Islands Species List, Marshall Islands Species List, Martinique Species List, Mauritania Species List, Mauritius Species List, Mayotte Species List, Mongolia Species List, Montenegro Species List, Morocco Species List, Mozambique Species List, Myanmar Species List, Namibia Species List, Nauru Species List, Nepal Species List, New Caledonia Species List, New Zealand Species List, Nicaragua Species List, Niger Species List, Nigeria Species List, Niue Species List, Norfolk Island Species List, Oman Species List, Pakistan Species List, Palau Species List, Palestine Species List, Panama Species List, Papua New Guinea Species List, Peru Species List, Paraguay Species List, Philippines Species List, Pitcairn Henderson Ducie and Oeno Islands, Poland Species List, Portugal Species List, Puerto Rico Species List, Republic of the Congo Species List, Reunion Species List, Rwanda Species List, Saint Kitts and Nevis Species List, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Species List, Samoa Species List, Sao Tome and Principe Species List, Saudi Arabia Species List, Senegal Species List, Serbia Species List, Seychelles Species List, Singapore Species List, Solomon Islands Species List, Somalia Species List, South Korea Species List, South Sudan Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Sudan Species List, Suriname Species List, Switzerland Species List, Syria Species List, Taiwan Species List, Tajikistan Species List, Tanzania Species List, Thailand Species List, The Bahamas Species List, Tibet Species List, Timor Leste Species List, Sri Lanka Species List, Togo Species List, Tonga Species List, Tunisia Species List, Turkey Species List, Turkmenistan Species List, Uganda Species List, United Arab Emirates Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Venezuela Species List, Vietnam Species List, US Virgin Islands Species List, Uzbekistan Species List, Vanuatu Species List, Yemen Species List, Zambia Species List, Zimbabwe Species List, Argentina Species List, Japan Species List, Cuba Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, Environments EOL, OBIS environmental data records, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Arabian Sea Species List, Bay of Bengal Species List, Gulf of Guinea Species List, Gulf of Mexico Species List, Indian Ocean Species List, Laccadive Sea Species List, Mozambique Channel Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, South Atlantic Species List, and South Pacific Species List

Alternative Names

Briba do Amaral 1937
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gonatodes affinis Laidlaw 1901
Proparte synonym according to GBIF classification
Gonatodes kendalli Boulenger 1912
Proparte synonym according to GBIF classification
Peropus variegatus Zietz 1920
Proparte synonym according to GBIF classification
Uroplatus schneideri Lamberton 1913
Proparte synonym according to GBIF classification
Amydosaurus Gray 1845
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Anarbylus Murphy 1974
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ancylodactylus Müller 1907
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Anoplopus Wagler 1830
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aristelligella Noble & Klingel 1932
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ascalabotes Cuvier 1817
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Asiocolotes Golubev 1984
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Boltalia Gray 1842
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Brachydactylus Peters 1863
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Bunocnemis Günther 1894
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cainodactylus Barbour 1924
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ceramodactylus Blanford 1874
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ceratolophus Barboza de Bocage 1873
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chameleonurus Boulenger 1879
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chiroperus Wiegmann 1834
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Crossurus Wagler 1830
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dactychilikion Thominot 1878
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dactyloperus Fitzinger 1843
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Discodactylus Fitzinger 1843
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Doryura Gray 1845
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dravidogecko Smith 1933
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Garzoniella Perret 1976
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gecconidae
Misspelling according to Paleobiology Database
Geckoella Gray 1867
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Geckoides Péron & Lesueur 1807
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Geckonia Mocquard 1895
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Geckonidae
Misspelling according to Paleobiology Database
Geisopristurus Lanza & Romoli Sassi 1968
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Goniodactylus Gray 1842
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gonydactylus Kuhl & Hasselt 1822
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hemidactylus Gleadowi Murray 1884
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hemidactylus Murrayi Gleadow 1887
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hemidactylus Oken 1817
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hemidactylus Tenkatei Lidth
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Heteropholis Fischer 1882
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Homodactylus Gray 1864
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hoplopodion Fitzinger 1843
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Idiodactylus Bocourt 1873
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kaokogecko Steyn & Haacke 1966
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Leiurus Gray 1845
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lophopholis Smith & Deraniyagala 1934
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Makariogecko Joger 1984
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Manwellisaurus Wells & Wellington 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mascarenogecko Ulber & Gericke 1988
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mesodactylus Szczerbak & Golubev 1984
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Microscalabotes Boulenger 1883
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Millotisaurus Pasteur 1962
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mimetozoon Boulenger 1897
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Neotarentola Joger 1984
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nubilia Gray 1845
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nycteridium Günther 1864
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ozziedactylus Wells & Wellington 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Palmatogecko Andersson 1908
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paragonatodes Noble 1921
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Peripia Gray 1845
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Peropus Wiegmann 1835
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Phyllurus Oken 1817
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Phyria Gray 1842
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Phyriadoria Wells & Wellington 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Platydactylus Goldfuss 1820
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Platypholis Dugès 1891
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Platyurus Gray 1845
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pnoepus Fitzinger 1843
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudogecko Brown & Tanner 1949
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pteropleura Gray 1827
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ptyodactylus Gray 1825
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ptyxozoon Kuhl & Hasselt 1822
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Puellula Blyth 1860
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Quantasia Wells & Wellington 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhinogekko de Witte 1973
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ridegekko Wells & Wellington 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Saharogecko Joger 1984
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sahelogecko Joger 1984
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Scalabotes Peters 1880
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Spatalura Gray 1863
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Spathodactylus Günther 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Spathoscalabotes Boulenger 1885
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Stenodactylopsis Steindachner 1870
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Strophura Gray 1845
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Syndactylosaura Werner 1910
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Teratolepis Günther 1870
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tolarenta Gray 1842
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Trigonodactylus Haas 1957
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Vanzoia Smith, Martin & Swain 1977
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Velernesia Gray 1845
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Wallsaurus Underwood 1954
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

Gecko
Recognized by Wikidata
geckos preferred
gecko
Recognized by Paleobiology Database

Arabic

وزغية preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Armenian

Գեկոններ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Azerbaijani

Gekkonlar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Belarusian

Геконавыя preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bengali

গেকোনিডি preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bokmål, Norwegian; Norwegian Bokmål

Egentlige gekkoer preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Breton

Jeko preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bulgarian

геконови preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Burmese

တောက်တဲ့ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Catalan; Valencian

Dragó preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Croatian

Macaklini preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Czech

Gekonovití preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Danish

Gekko preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

gekko's preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Esperanto

Geko preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Estonian

Gekolased preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

Gekot preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

French

Geckos preferred
Recognized by CITES

Georgian

გეკონისებრნი preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Geckos preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hebrew

שממיתיים preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hungarian

Gekkófélék preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Indonesian

Cecak preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Irish

Geiceo preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

ヤモリ科 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, piaf, and admin

Javanese

Tekèk preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kazakh

Геккондар preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kirghiz; Kyrgyz

Геккондор preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kurdish

Apapik preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Latvian

gekonu dzimta preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lithuanian

Gekonai preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Macedonian

Гекони preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Malay

Cicak preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Occitan (post 1500)

Tarenta preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Persian

جکو preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

Gekonowate preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Pushto; Pashto

مڅرک preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

Гекконы preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Sardinian

Pistilloni preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Serbian

гекони preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Slovak

Gekónovité preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Spanish; Castilian

Geckos preferred
Recognized by CITES

Sundanese

Cakcak preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Swedish

Geckoödlor preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Tamil

மரப்பல்லி preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Thai

จิ้งจก preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
ตุ๊กแก
Recognized by Wikidata

Tibetan

རྩིགས་རྨིགས། preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Turkish

Sakangurgiller preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ukrainian

Геконові preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Unspecified

Zazzamita preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Uzbek

Gekkonsimonlar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Vietnamese

Họ Tắc kè preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Zhuang; Chuang

Bonghndaeng preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Cdo

Ciēng preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Hak

Piak-sà preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Mrj

Геккон йишвлӓ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Nan

Siān-thâng preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Pnb

گکو ٹبر preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Gekkonidae

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Deuterostomia
Chordata
Vertebrata
Gnathostomata
Osteichthyes
Sarcopterygii
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Amniota
Reptilia
Eureptilia
Diapsida
Neodiapsida
Lepidosauromorpha
Lepidosauriformes
Squamata
Gekkota
Gekkonidae (this page)

GBIF classification

Animalia
Chordata
Reptilia
Squamata
Gekkonidae (this page)
248 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Taxonomic Hierarchy

Animalia
Bilateria
Deuterostomia
Chordata
Vertebrata
Gnathostomata
Tetrapoda
Reptilia Laurenti 1768
Squamata Oppel 1811
Gekkota

IUCN

Animalia
Chordata
Reptilia
Squamata
Gekkonidae (this page)