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Citation: Midtgaard, Rune. RepFocus - A Survey of the Reptiles of the World. (www.repfocus.dk).
Latest update: September 24th, 2023.

Taxonomy of the family Gekkonidae
Bibliography of the genus Dixonius
Biodiversity of the family Gekkonidae


Southeast Asian Leaf-toed Geckos, Southeast Asian Ground Geckos

Südostasiatische Blattfingergeckos

Sydøstasiatiske Bladfingergekkoer

1997 Dixonius Bauer, Good & Branch (type species: Phyllodactylus siamensis Boulenger 1898)
Contents: 16 species, of which 13 (81.3%) are endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Remarks: Contains species previously placed in Phyllodactylus (e.g., Wermuth 1965).
Distribution: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam (incl. Phu Quy Island).

Dixonius aaronbaueri

Ninh Thuan Leaf-toed Gecko, (Bauer's Leaf-toed Gecko)


Ninh Thuan-bladfingergekko

2009 Dixonius aaronbaueri Ngo & Ziegler

Distribution: Vietnam.

Dixonius dulayaphitakorum

Ranong Leaf-toed Gecko



2020 Dixonius dulayaphitakorum Sumontha & Pauwels

Distribution: Thailand.

Dixonius fulbrighti

Duc Co Leaf-toed Gecko, (Fulbright Leaf-toed Gecko)


Duc Co-bladfingergekko

2023 Dixonius fulbrighti Luu, Grismer, Hoang, Murdoch & Grismer

Distribution: Vietnam.

Dixonius gialaiensis

Gia Lai Leaf-toed Gecko


Gia Lai-bladfingergekko

2023 Dixonius gialaiensis Luu, Nguyen, Le, Grismer, Ha, Sitthivong, Hoang & Grismer

Distribution: Vietnam.

Dixonius hangseesom

Orange-tailed Leaf-toed Gecko, Orange-tailed Ground Gecko

Orangeschwänziger Blattfingergecko

Orangehalet Bladfingergekko

2004 Dixonius hangseesom Bauer, Sumontha, Grossmann, Pauwels & Vogel

Distribution: Thailand.

Dixonius kaweesaki

Sam Roi Yot Leaf-toed Gecko


Sam Roi Yot-bladfingergekko

2017 Dixonius kaweesaki Sumontha, Chomngam, Phanamphon, Pawangkhanant, Viriyapanon, Thanaprayotsak & Pauwels

Distribution: Thailand.

Dixonius kaweesaki
© Henrik Bringsøe

Dixonius lao

Khammouane Leaf-toed Gecko



2020 Dixonius lao Nguyen, Sitthivong, Ngo, Luu, Nguyen, Le & Ziegler

Distribution: Laos.

Dixonius mekongensis

Mekong Leaf-toed Gecko



2021 Dixonius mekongensis Pauwels, Panitvong, Kunya & Sumontha

Distribution: Thailand.

Dixonius melanostictus

Black-spotted Leaf-toed Gecko, Dark-sided Ground Gecko

Schwarzfleckiger Blattfingergecko

Sortplettet Bladfingergekko

1962 Phyllodactylus melanostictus Taylor
Dixonius melanostictus Bauer, Good & Branch 1997

Distribution: Thailand, Vietnam.

Dixonius melanostictus
© Henrik Bringsøe

Dixonius minhlei

Vinh Cuu Leaf-toed Gecko


Vinh Cuu-bladfingergekko

2016 Dixonius minhlei Ziegler, Botov, Nguyen, Bauer, Brennan, Ngo & Nguyen

Distribution: Vietnam.

Dixonius muangfuangensis

Muangfuang Leaf-toed Gecko



2023 Dixonius muangfuangensis Luu, Nguyen, Le, Grismer, Ha, Sitthivong, Hoang & Grismer

Distribution: Laos.

Dixonius pawangkhananti

Phetchaburi Leaf-toed Gecko, Cha-am Leaf-toed Gecko



2020 Dixonius pawangkhananti Pauwels, Chomngam, Larsen & Sumontha

Distribution: Thailand.

Dixonius siamensis

Siamese Leaf-toed Gecko, Spotted Ground Gecko


Siamesisk Bladfingergekko

1898 Phyllodactylus siamensis Boulenger
Dixonius siamensis Bauer, Good & Branch 1997
1904 Phyllodactylus paviei Mocquard (Wermuth 1965)
1905 Phyllodactylus burmanicus Annandale (Wermuth 1965)

Distribution: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam.

Dixonius siamensis
© Rune Midtgaard

Dixonius somchanhae

Nasaithong Leaf-toed Gecko



2021 Dixonius somchanhae Nguyen, Luu, Sitthivong, Ngo, Nguyen, Le & Ziegler

Distribution: Laos.

Dixonius taoi

Phu Quy Leaf-toed Gecko


Phu Quy-bladfingergekko

2015 Dixonius taoi Botov, Phung, Nguyen, Bauer, Brennan & Ziegler

Distribution: Vietnam (Phu Quy Island).

Dixonius vietnamensis

Vietnamese Leaf-toed Gecko, Vietnamese Ground Gecko

Vietnamesischer Blattfingergecko

Vietnamesisk Bladfingergekko

2004 Dixonius vietnamensis Das

Distribution: Cambodia, Vietnam.