Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Turnip-tailed Gecko Thecadactylus rapicauda

Photo: Carel de Haseth

Classification

Thecadactylus [genus] (2)
rapicauda [species]

Classification

Thecadactylus [genus] (2)
rapicauda [species]

Names

Dutch name Knolstaartgekko
English name Turnip-tailed Gecko
Alternative English name Turniptail Gecko
Alternative English name Giant Woodslave
Alternative English name Smooth Gekko
Alternative English name Turnip-Tailed Gecko
Alternative English name Thick-tailed Gecko
Papiamento name Kèkè
Papiamento name Pegapega
Valid name Thecadactylus rapicauda (Houttuyn, 1782)

Classification