Thai National Parks

Lizards and crocodiles of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Kaeng Krachan parachute gecko

Gekko kaengkrachanense, Montri Sumontha, Olivier S. G. Pauwels, Kirati Kunya, Chaiwat Limlikhitaksorn, Sirichai Ruksue, Apirat Taokratok, Michel Ansermet & Lawan Chanhome, 2012

(In Thai: ตุ๊กแกบินแก่งกระจาน, took gaeh bin Kaeng Krachan)

Ptychozoon kaengkrachanense, also known as Kaeng Krachan Parachute Gecko is a species of gecko endemic to Thailand. The kaengkrachanense epithet is a reference to Kaeng Krachan National Park and Kaeng Krachan District in Phetchaburi Province of Thailand.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Lacertilia
Family
Gekkonidae
Genus
Gekko
Species
Gekko kaengkrachanense

Common names

  • English: Kaeng Krachan parachute gecko
  • French: Gecko planant de Kaeng Krachan
  • Thai: ตุ๊กแกบินแก่งกระจาน, took gaeh bin Kaeng Krachan

Synonyms

  • Ptychozoon kaengkrachanense, Montri Sumontha, Olivier S. G. Pauwels, Kirati Kunya, Chaiwat Limlikhitaksorn, Sirichai Ruksue, Apirat Taokratok, Michel Ansermet & Lawan Chanhome (2012)

Conservation status

- Not Evaluated -

Photos

Ptychozoon kaengkrachanense

Range Map

Distribution map of Kaeng Krachan parachute gecko, Gekko kaengkrachanense in Thailand
Range map of Gekko kaengkrachanense in Thailand