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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Gekkonidae
Genus: Narudasia
Methuen and Hewitt, 1914
N. festiva
Binomial name
Narudasia festiva
Methuen and Hewitt, 1914

Narudasia is a monotypic genus of geckos endemic to Namibia better known as festive gecko.

  • Festive gecko, Narudasia festiva - is a diurnal, rock-dwelling gecko, reaching 2 to 3 inches in length, that lives on small insects. Body and head are somewhat flattened. Overall color is grey with alternating brownish bands on the back, edged with black and white towards the rear. The long tail may be yellow.


  • Branch, B. Field guide to the snakes and other reptiles of Southern Africa, New Holland Ltd., London, 1988.
  • Rösler, H. Geckos der Welt. Alle Gattungen, Urania-Verlag, Leipzig, Jena, Berlin, 1995.

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