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  • English
    • Gold Dust Day Gecko
    • Gold-dust Day Gecko
    • Broad-tailed Day Gecko
  • German
    • Goldstaub Taggecko
  • Scientific Names
    • Phelsuma laticauda
    • Pachydactylus laticauda

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Gold Dust Day Gecko Phelsuma laticauda

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kaylasavage

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May 15, 2016 12:33 PM HST

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Gold Dust Day Gecko Phelsuma laticauda

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brettbutler

Date

May 18, 2016 12:00 PM EDT

Description

Spotted hiding in the plants at Foster Botanical Garden.

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Gold Dust Day Gecko Phelsuma laticauda

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jade7

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May 15, 2016 08:16 PM HST

Description

Shedding his skin

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Gold Dust Day Gecko Phelsuma laticauda

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jade7

Date

December 19, 2014 02:34 AM HST

Description

Gold Dust Day Gecko found perched on a rail while hiking down to Waipi'o Valley.

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Gold Dust Day Gecko Phelsuma laticauda

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pocketmouse

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April 17, 2016 08:38 AM HST

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Gold Dust Day Gecko Phelsuma laticauda

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December 30, 2015 07:31 PM UTC

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Gold Dust Day Gecko Phelsuma laticauda

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pomonaca

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June 8, 2015 05:52 PM PDT

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Gold Dust Day Gecko Phelsuma laticauda

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seeksanctuary

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November 3, 2009

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Gold Dust Day Gecko Phelsuma laticauda

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bbunny

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March 26, 2016 01:08 PM PDT

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Gold Dust Day Gecko Phelsuma laticauda

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davidr

Date

March 27, 2016 12:48 AM HST

Place

Kihei, HI (Google, OSM)

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Gold Dust Day Gecko Phelsuma laticauda

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bbunny

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March 24, 2016 12:31 PM HST

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Gold Dust Day Gecko Phelsuma laticauda

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bbunny

Date

March 22, 2016 12:57 PM HST
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Description from Wikipedia

The gold dust day gecko (Phelsuma laticauda (Boettger, 1880)) is a diurnal species of gecko. It lives in northern Madagascar, and on the Comoros, it has been also introduced to Hawaii and other Pacific islands. It typically inhabits various kinds of trees and houses. The gold dust day gecko feeds on insects and nectar.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/spatial-data. Downloaded March 2011.
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