Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Sauria
Infraorder: Gekkota
Family: Gekkonidae
Subfamily: Gekkoninae
Genus: Goggia
Bauer, Good, & Branch, 1997

8 recognized species, see article.

Goggia (dwarf leaf-toed geckos) is a genus of African geckos, a type of lizard.[1]

Geographic range

Species in the genus Goggia are found mainly in southern Africa.[1]


Nota bene: binomial authorities in parentheses indicate that the species was original described in a genus other than Goggia.


  1. 1 2 3 Bauer AM, Good DA, Branch WR. 1997. The taxonomy of the southern African leaf-toed geckos (Squamata: Gekkonidae), with a review of Old World "Phyllodactylus" and the description of five new genera. Proc. California Acad. Sci. 49 (14): 447–497. (Goggia, new genus, p. 470).
  2. Beolens B, Watkins M, Grayson M. 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Goggia hewitti, p. 123).

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