Lygodactylus bivittis Tiny Dwarf Gecko
Also known as:
Tiny Scaled Gecko
Andasibe area, Alaotra-Mangoro region, MadagascarApril 24, 2023
Tiny Dwarf Gecko (Lygodactylus bivittis)
This species has teeny-tiny scales that make its skin almost velvety.

Here is a list of all the reptiles and frogs I saw on this 2023 trip to Madagascar.

Andasibe area, Alaotra-Mangoro region, MadagascarApril 25, 2023
Tiny Dwarf Gecko (Lygodactylus bivittis)
It is distinctive enough that it was once considered to be worth classifying into its own separate genus, Microscalabotes, before fancier DNA studies concluded that it was a Lygodactylus after all.
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