A monotypic genus. Some authorities consider this to be synonymous with Hemidactylus, but Daniel distinguishes it from the latter genus by the presence of single lamellae beneath the digits.
|Scientific Name||Common Name||Distribution||Size||Notes|
|D. anamallensis||Southern Forest Gecko||S India||9½cm||Found (as name suggests) in forested areas in South India. Details: single lamellae beneath dilated digits. Coloration: overall grey-brown, with transverse bands. See photograph in Daniel.|
The Book of Indian Reptiles and Amphibians, J C Daniel, Bombay Natural History Society, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2002.
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