Herpetofauna: One Life's List

Thecadactylus solimoensis
Southern Turnip-tailed Gecko

Loreto Province, Peru
January 14, 2013

Found near the Madre Selva field station on the Rio Orosa.  This is a cryptic species living alongside T. rapicauda, which has a slightly different set of morphological characteristics (see the Comments section in the Reptile Database's entry for T. solimoensis).







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