Species of Thailand

Black-spotted leaf-toed gecko

Dixonius melanostictus, Edward Harrison Taylor, 1962

(In Thai: จิ้งจกดินแถบดำ)

The black-spotted leaf-toed gecko or scarce ground gecko (Dixonius melanostictus) is a species of lizard in the Gekkonidae family. It is endemic to Thailand.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Lacertilia
Family
Gekkonidae
Genus
Dixonius
Species
Dixonius melanostictus

Common names

  • German: Schwarzflecken-Blattfingergecko
  • English: Black-spotted leaf-toed gecko
  • Thai:
    • จิ้งจกดินแถบดำ
    • จิ้งจกดินข้างดำ

Synonyms

  • Dixonius melanostictus, Nguyen Van Sang et al. (2009)
  • Dixonius melanostictus, Tanya Chan-Ard et al. (1999)
  • Dixonius melanostictus, Aaron Matthew Bauer et al. (1997)
  • Phyllodactylus melanostictus, Arnold Girard Kluge (1993)
  • Phyllodactylus melanostictus, Heinz Wermuth (1965)
  • Phyllodactylus melanostictus, Edward Harrison Taylor (1963)
  • Phyllodactylus melanostictus, Edward Harrison Taylor (1962)

Conservation status

Data Deficient (IUCN2.3)

Data Deficient (IUCN2.3)

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Range Map

Distribution map of Black-spotted leaf-toed gecko, Dixonius melanostictus in Thailand
  • Muak Lek District, Saraburi
  • Pak Chong District, Nakhon Ratchasima
Range map of Dixonius melanostictus in Thailand