Phyllopezus pollicaris przewalskyi  From Paraguay and Bolivia in dry savannas typically in association with rocky outcrops. Gamble in 2011 found different lineages with in the species that may lead to full new species. Currently there are two subspecies P. p. przewalskyi and P. p. pollicaris. These have blue hues to there silver grey coloration.

Homonota horrida  This is a terrestrial species that comes from dry savannahs in Argentina and Paraguay. A very active species that I see out frequently in the day time.

Coleonyx variegatus variegatus  Coleonyx in general are an inquisitive and alert genus. In defense they will vocalize as well as wave and arch their tail. Males have enlarged cloacal spurs. This species occurs in California, Nevada, Arizona, and New Mexico were they inhabit semi-scubland through desert. They live under rocks, plants, and dead wood.

Sphaerodactylus nigropunctatus ocujal  These come from the South East coast of Cuba were they live primarily in leaf litter and up to six foot in trees. These are sexually dimorphic with the top picture being the male. Both sexes are born looking like females.

Coleonyx brevis Native to New Mexico, Texas, and North East Mexico and found in sparsely vegetated semi-arid areas with burrows and crevices under rocks.

Coleonyx variegatus bogerti Native to Arizona, New Mexico, and  South Western Mexico. Typically found in semi desert in association with burrows and crevices under rocks.

Gonatodes albogularis fuscus  Native to Central and South America. They have been foreignly introduced to Florida since the 1930s. Sexually dimorphic with the top picture being the male.  Both sexes are born with the female coloration. Gonatodes are terrestrial but and will utilize plants and branches for some low climbing.  

Aristelliger lar  This species is from Haiti and is found in wooded and limestone areas. It is adaptive and can be found in peoples homes. It is the largest member of the family Spaerodactyidae and is also the largest New World geckos with males attaining a TL of 12 inches. Like all members of Sphaerodactylidae it lays single egg clutches. They consume invertebrates, small vertebrates, and fruit.









New World Geckos