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  • Portuguese
    • Osga-turca
  • French
    • Hémidactyle turc
  • German
    • Europäischer Halbfingergecko
  • Scientific Names
    • Hemidactylus turcicus
    • Gecko meridionalis
    • Gecko verruculatus
    • Gecus cyanodactylus
    • Hemidactylus exsul
    • Hemidactylus granosus
    • Hemidactylus karachiensis
    • Hemidactylus verruculatus
    • Lacerta turcica
  • English
    • Mediterranean House Gecko
    • Mediterranean Gecko
  • Spanish
    • geco casero del Mediterráneo
  • Italian
    • Geco verrucoso

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

timcole

Date

October 30, 2014 02:09 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Alive on glue board.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

timcole

Date

October 30, 2014 12:12 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

cullen

Date

October 24, 2014 08:37 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

cullen

Date

October 24, 2014 09:39 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Mediterranean Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

kucycads

Date

October 23, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

cullen

Date

October 12, 2014 08:16 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Date

October 18, 2014 08:04 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

krancmm

Date

October 16, 2014 09:07 PM CDT

Description

On window at night

Photos / Sounds

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What

mediterranean gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

loarie

Date

October 12, 2014 08:25 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Mediterranean Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

loarie

Date

October 11, 2014 09:47 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

mollyo

Date

October 10, 2014 03:37 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

finrod

Date

October 1, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

a young one

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Description from Wikipedia

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 tan-colored...

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Conservation Summary

  • Portugal
    (VU) (Source: Livro Vermelho dos Vertebrados de Portugal)
Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/spatial-data. Downloaded March 2011.