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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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esppim

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June 2, 2016 10:54 AM PDT

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Gold Dust Day Gecko Phelsuma laticauda

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robin5

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June 21, 2016 02:56 PM HST

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sea-kangaroo

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May 30, 2016 09:37 AM HST

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Drinking nectar from a crinum lily.

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Gold Dust Day Gecko Phelsuma laticauda

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whimsical-wendy

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February 21, 2015

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sea-kangaroo

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May 27, 2016 04:24 PM HST

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Gold Dust Day Gecko Phelsuma laticauda

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robberfly

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May 30, 2016

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I will miss seeing this jaw-dropping beauty. I actually owned one in San Francisco years back - so....I kinda added to the reason they are here now - the Pet Trade....

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robberfly

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May 29, 2016 03:32 PM HST

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On Dan's garage can when we picked him up.

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Gold Dust Day Gecko Phelsuma laticauda

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robberfly

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May 27, 2016 04:26 PM HST

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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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brettbutler

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May 18, 2016 12:00 PM EDT

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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

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Shedding his skin

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Gold Dust Day Gecko Phelsuma laticauda

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jade7

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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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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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