Diplodactylus vittatus

The double finger geckos ( Diplodactylidae ) are a living in Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia family of gecko -like. As the genuine geckos ( Gekkonidae ), they lack the eyelids. There are ground-dwelling and arboreal species that have well-developed or missing suckers on its feet, depending on lifestyle. You are able to vote. Two endemic to New Zealand genera, Naultinus and Hoplodactylus and occurring in New Caledonia Rhacodactylus trachyrhynchus are ovoviviparous, the other lay per clutch two soft-shelled eggs.


Double finger geckos were formerly as a family to the Gekkonidae. Today, they are, as they are considered sister group of Australian and New Guinea, legless fins feet ( Pygopodidae ), viewed as an independent family. Depending on the author of eleven to 14 genera to the double finger geckos are counted. Now a part of the earlier members of the subfamily Diplodactylinae genera forms another new family of gecko -like, the Carphodactylidae.


  • Bavayia Roux, 1913
  • Crenadactylus Storr, 1978
  • Diplodactylus Gray, 1832
  • Eurydactylodes Wermuth, 1965
  • New Zealand geckos Brown ( Hoplodactylus ) Fitzinger, 1843
  • Green geckos ( Naultinus ) Gray, 1842
  • Oedura Gray, 1842
  • Pseudothecadactylus Brongersma, 1936
  • Cloth finger ( Rhacodactylus ) Fitzinger, 1843
  • Rhynchoedura Günther, 1867
  • Strophurus Fitzinger, 1843