The development of cephalic armor in the tokay gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae: Gekko gecko)
Armored skin resulting from the presence of bony dermal structures, osteoderms, isan exceptional phenotype in gekkotans (geckos and flap-footed lizards) only knownto occur in three genera:Geckolepis,Gekko, andTarentola. The Tokay gecko (GekkogeckoLINNAEUS 1758) is among the best-studied geckos due to its large size andwide range of occurrence, and although cranial dermal bone development has previ-ously been investigated, details of osteoderm development along a size gradientremain less...[Show more]
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