Perochirus ateles
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Sauria
Infraorder: Gekkota
Family: Gekkonidae
Subfamily: Gekkoninae
Genus: Perochirus
Boulenger, 1885[1]

Perochirus is a genus of geckos endemic to the Philippines, Oceania and Japan, commonly known as Micronesian geckos, Polynesian geckos, or tropical geckos.


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

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


  1. Perochirus. ITIS (Integrated Taxonomic Information System).
  2. Perochirus at the Reptile Database

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