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Table 1 Number of scleral ossicles in geckos; presence and conjunctival papillae counts in each embryonic stage

From: The embryology of the retinal pigmented epithelium in dwarf geckos (Gekkota: Sphaerodactylinae): a unique developmental pattern

Species Adult scleral ossicles Developmental stage Conjunctival papillae condition
Gonatodes albogularis 14 Stage 31 Absent
14 Stage 33 Present; 14 papillae
14 Stage 34 Present; 11 papillae
14 Stage 35 Absent
Gonatodes humeralis 13-14 Stage 35 Absent
Chatogekko amazonicus 12-14 Stage 34 Absent
Sphaerodactylus macrolepis mimetes 13-14 Stage 34 Absent
Hemidactylus mabouia ? Stage 34 Absent
Phyllopezus pollicaris 14-15 Stage 33 Absent
Polychrus acutirostris 14 Stage 29 Absent
  14 Stage 33 Present; 11 papillae
Tupinambis merianae 14 Stage 29 Absent
  14 Stage 33 Present; 14 papillae