Eublepharinae


Eublepharinae

Taxobox
name = Eublepharinae


image_width = 240px
image_caption = "Eublepharis macularius"
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Reptilia
ordo = Squamata
subordo = Lacertilia
familia = Gekkonidae
subfamilia = Eublepharinae
subdivision_ranks = Genera
subdivision = See text.

Eublepharinae is a subfamily of the Gekkonidae, or geckos. Also called eye-lash geckos, the Eublepharines have more primitive features than other geckos. In particular, their feet lack the modifications that allow most other geckos to climb sheer surfaces. Unlike other geckos, they also have movable eyelids. They are nocturnal lizards, often preying on insects and similar creatures. They lay a pair of leathery eggs, and, in at least some species, the sex of the young are determined by the temperature of incubation, as in crocodilescite book |editor=Cogger, H.G. & Zweifel, R.G.|author= Bauer, Aaron M.|year=1998|title=Encyclopedia of Reptiles and Amphibians|publisher= Academic Press|location=San Diego|pages= 146-147|isbn= 0-12-178560-2] .

The subfamily contains the following genera:

*"Coleonyx"
*"Eublepharis"
*"Goniurosaurus"
*"Hemitheconyx"
*"Holodactylus"


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