Lizards of Phuket

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Geckos
Bent-toed geckos (Genus: Cyrtodactylus)
  • Cyrtodactylus phuketensis, Phuket bent-toed gecko
  • Cyrtodactylus oldhami, Oldham’s bent-toed gecko
  • Cyrtodactylus brevipalmatus Short-palmed bent-toed gecko
Rock geckos genus (Genus: Cnemaspis)
  • Cnemaspis phuketensis, Phuket rock gecko
House geckos (Genus: Hemidactylus)
  • Hemidactylus craspedotus, Mocquard’s house gecko
  • Hemidactylus frenatus, Common house gecko
  • Hemidactylus platyurus, Flat-tailed house gecko
Dwarf geckos (Genus: Hemiphyllodactylus)
  • Hemiphyllodactylus typus, Indopacific dwarf gecko
Tokay geckos (Genus: Gekko)
  • Gekko gecko, Common tokay gecko
  • Gekko kuhli, Kuhl’s parachute gecko
Mourning geckos (Genus: Lepidodactylus)
  • Lepidodactylus lugubris, Mourning gecko
Agamid lizards
Flying dragons (Genus: Draco)
  • Draco blanfordii, Blanford’s flying dragon
  • Draco maculatus, Spotted flying dragon
  • Draco sumatranus, Sumatran flying dragon
Tree dragons (Genus: Acanthosaura)
  • Acanthosaura phuketensis, Phuket tree dragon
Green lizards (Genus: Bronchocela)
  • Bronchocela rayaensis, Gunung Raya green lizard
Crested lizards (Genus: Calotes)
  • Calotes emma, Forest crested lizard
  • Calotes versicolor, Garden crested lizard
Butterfly lizards (Genus: Leiolepis)
  • Leiolepis belliana, Common butterfly lizard
Skinks
Sun skinks (Genus: Eutropis, Toenayar)
  • Eutropis macularia, Bronze sun skink
  • Eutropis longicaudata, Long-tailed sun skink
  • Eutropis multifasciata, Many-lined sun skink
Tree skinks (Genus: Dasia)
  • Dasia olivacea, Olive tree skink
Stream skinks (Genus: Tropidophorus)
  • Tropidophorus robinsoni, Robinson’s stream skink
Forest skinks (Genus: Sphenomorphus, Tytthoscincus)
  • Sphenomorphus maculatus, Spotted forest skink
Supple skinks (Genus: Lygosoma, Subdoluseps)
  • Lygosoma herberti, Herbert’s slender skink
Monitors
  • Varanus dumerilii, Dumeril’s monitor
  • Varanus nebulosus, Clouded monitor
  • Varanus rudicollis, Roughneck monitor
  • Varanus salvator, Water monitor

Crocodiles (Order: Crocodilia)

  • Crocodylus porosus, Saltwater crocodile

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