Bavayia

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Reptilia
Subclassis: Diapsida
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Sauria
Infraordo: Gekkota
Familia: Gekkonidae
Subfamilia: Diplodactylinae
Genus: Bavayia
Species: B. crassicollis - B. cyclura - B. exsuccida - B. geitaina - B. madjo - B. montana - B. ornata - B. pulchella - B. robusta - B. sauvagii - B. septuiclavis

Name

Bavayia

References

* Bavayia at the New Reptile Database


Vernacular names
English: New Caledonian Geckos

Bavayia is a genus of Gecko from the remote New Caledonia and Loyalty Islands. These 11 species are moderately small to medium sized geckos and are distinguished from other genus by their tail length and the shape of the digits.

All species have elongated digits each ending in a small claw on the edge of each setae. They are nocturnal and fairly drab in coloration and spend the daylight hours hiding under bark, rocks or in tree holes.

Classification of genus Bavayia

* Bavayia crassicollis
* Gunther's New Caledonian Gecko, Bavayia cyclura
* Bavayia exsuccida
* Gracile Gecko, Bavayia geitaina
* Bavayia madjo
* Montane New Caledonian Gecko, Bavayia montana
* Ornate New Caledonian Gecko, Bavayia ornata
* Pretty New Caledonian Gecko, Bavayia pulchella
* Bavayia robusta
* Sauvege's New Caledonian Gecko, Bavayia sauvagii
* Sadlier's New Caledonian Gecko, Bavayia septuiclavis

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