Lizard Links
Lounge Help
Sitemap
Bookmark and Share
Lizards Home Lizards Library Lizard Care Sheets Lizard Pictures In The Wild
 
 

Amaral's Brazilian Gecko

Lizards Home > Library > In The Wild
 

The Amaral's Brazilian Gecko (Briba brasiliana) is native to the Jalapão Region of Brazil. It is actually the only species of the Gecko genus Briba.

It is a nocturnal lizard species, active and hunting for food during the nightime hours. They feed on insects and other small invertebrates. Since they are nocturnal the pupils of their eyes are vertical, and they have fixed eyelids. Amaral's Brazilian Gecko is arboreal, oviparous and are a light blue to grey color.

Amaral's Brazilian Gecko Classification

- Kingdom: Animalia
 - Division: Chordata
  - Class: Reptilia
   - Order: Squamata
    - Family: Gekkonidae
     - Subfamily: Gekkoninae
      - Genus: Briba
       - Species: Briba brasiliana
 
 
Search

subscribe to the lizard lounge rss feed Subscribe

 
     
© 2005 - 2012, The-Lizard-Lounge.com
Lizards Home | Lizards Library | Lizard Care Sheets | Lizard Pictures | In The Wild