Ptyodactylus guttatus

Common name: the Sinai Fan-fingered Gecko

Conservation status: Least Concern

Distribution: Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Oman

Size: up to 170 mm

Description: upperside coloration varies greatly according to surroundings, but is generally light sandy gray with a pattern composed of a series of large whitish marks along dorsal mid-line interspersed with dark blotches. There are alternating dark and light bands on the tail. On the flanks there are dark and light round spots. Head with similar but smaller spotting.

Habitat: rocky habitats

Activity: nocturnal and diurnal

Diet: various invertebrates

Reproduction: oviparous

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