teratoscincus

Wonder Gecko - Teratoscincus scincus keyserlingii

This robust gecko belongs to the subspecies Teratoscincus scincus keyserlingii (Gekkonidae). It is a nocturnal, sand gecko restricted to eastern Arabian peninsular, Oman, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.

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Photo credit: ©Drew Gardner | Locality: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (2005)

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Common Wonder Gecko - Teratoscincus scincus

Also known as Frog-eyed Gecko, Teratoscincus scincus (Gekkonidae), is a fairly robust species with a broad head, long and powerfully built limbs, a rather short tail, and large eyes, lidless and quite prominent. 

The Common Wonder Gecko has a fairly wide distribution within the Caspian Basin, being found in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzistan, Tadjikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. Its distribution extends as far as western China.

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Photo credit: ©Solovyeva Evgeniya | Locality: Tajikistan (2011)

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