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Assumption Island Day Gecko
A 000069-002820029 2
Range Assumption Island
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Gekkonidae
Genus Phelsuma
Species P. abbotti

The Assumption island day gecko, (Phelsuma abbotti sumptio), was named after a small island outlying on the south west end of the Seychelles is a subspecies of abbott's day gecko. This gecko is only found on Assumption Island. It typically reaches the length of 140 mm, lives on palm trees and feeds on insects and fruit.