Classification
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  • Catalan
    • Dragó rosat
  • French
    • Hémidactyle turc
  • German
    • Europäischer Halbfingergecko
  • Scientific Names
    • Hemidactylus turcicus
    • Gecko meridionalis
    • Gecko verruculatus
    • Gecus cyanodactylus
    • Hemidactylus exsul
    • Hemidactylus karachiensis
    • Hemidactylus verruculatus
    • Lacerta turcica
  • English
    • Mediterranean House Gecko
    • Mediterranean Gecko
  • Spanish
    • Geco casero del Mediterráneo
  • Italian
    • Geco verrucoso
  • Portuguese
    • Osga-turca
  • Russian
    • Турецкий полупалый геккон
    • Европейский домовый геккон
  • Hebrew
    • שממית הבתים

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

rachaelapahl

Date

November 21, 2016 09:28 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

tetric0_

Date

December 3, 2016

Description

Un inusual amiguito.

Photos / Sounds

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

rmorgan

Date

November 25, 2016 07:59 PM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

dandybiologist

Date

January 17, 2016 05:04 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

gcwarbler

Date

November 4, 2016 07:54 PM CDT

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

brm85

Date

November 30, 2016 07:43 AM EST

Description

Headless and creepy - being devoured by ants on the sidewalk

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

dylan2915

Date

September 27, 2016 11:58 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

dylan2915

Date

October 12, 2016 09:17 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

dylan2915

Date

September 23, 2016 08:23 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Date

November 27, 2016 06:58 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

ck2az

Date

September 20, 2011 09:25 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

lindseymondon

Date

November 26, 2016 03:41 PM CST

Description

Small gecko or lizard

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Description from Wikipedia

The Mediterranean house gecko, scientific name Hemidactylus turcicus (not to be confused with the Asian species Hemidactylus frenatus known as Common House Gecko) is a small gecko common to the Mediterranean which has spread to many parts of the world. It is also commonly referred to as the Turkish Gecko as represented in its Latin name. They are insectivorous, rarely exceeding 15 centimetres (5.9 in) in length, have large, lidless eyes with elliptical pupils, and yellow- or...

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Conservation Summary

  • Globally
    Of least concern (LC) (Source: IUCN Red List)
    Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of extensive habitat modification, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
  • Italy
    Lc - minor preoccupazione (Source: IUCN Liste Rosse Italiane)
    Valutata specie a Minor Preoccupazione (LC) per la sua ampia distribuzione, per la popolazione presumibilmente ampia, per la tolleranza a una vasta varietà di habitat, per la spiccata antropofilia e perché è poco probabile che sia in declino abbastanza rapido per rientrare in una categoria di minaccia.
  • Portugal
    Vulnerável (vu) (Source: Livro Vermelho dos Vertebrados de Portugal)
    Vulnerável
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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