Gehyra vorax
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Sauria
Infraorder: Gekkota
Family: Gekkonidae
Subfamily: Gekkoninae
Genus: Gehyra
Gray, 1834

41 recognized species, see text.

Gehyra dubia, dubious dtella
Gehyra mutilata, stump-tailed gecko

Gehyra is a genus of geckos known commonly as web-toed geckos or dtellas.

Geographic range

Gehyra species have a wide geographic range, covering most of the Oceania and Melanesian Islands as far north as the Ryukyu Islands and Thailand.


Dtellas are moderately sized geckos. Gehyra species have toepads and powerful claws. Like some other geckos they also have a tendency to drop strips of skin if handled carelessly.


The following 41 species are recognized as being valid.[1][2]

Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Gehyra.


  1. "Gehyra ". The Reptile Database.
  2. "Gehyra ". Dahms Tierleben.

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