Ailuronyx trachygaster

Family : Gekkonidae


Ailuronyx trachygaster, Gekkonidae

Corpulent, squat, grainy, of unmistakable colour, the Giant bronze gecko (Ailuronyx trachygaster) may also exceed the 20 cm of length. Arboreal species, is present only in the canopy of the forests of Lodoicea maldivica, its preferred palm with the old male inflorescence. The small sugary flowers form the main source of food for this reptilian endemic to the island of Silhouette and of the Vallée de Mai in the island of Praslin where has been portrayed © Giuseppe Mazza


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