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Abbott's Day Gecko

Phelsuma abbotti

The Abbott's day gecko, ''Phelsuma abbotti'', is a species of lizard in the Gekkonidae family. It is found in Madagascar and Seychelles. Three subspecies are distinguished:
* ''Phelsuma abbotti abbotti'' Stejneger, 1893 — Aldabra Island day gecko
* ''Phelsuma abbotti chekei'' — Cheke's day gecko
* ''Phelsuma abbotti sumptio'' Cheke, 1982 — Assumption Island day gecko

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, rural gardens, urban areas, and introduced vegetation.
It is named after American collector William Louis Abbott.
Status: Least concern
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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyGekkonidae
GenusPhelsuma
SpeciesP. abbotti