Classification
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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

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Observer

jorditb

Date

September 6, 2013

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What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

taogirl

Date

August 28, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

our porch light comes on any time someone moves near the porch; guess that attracts enough insects for this guy to feed on in the evening

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What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

guisauco

Date

August 15, 2014 04:14 PM SAST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

royaltyler

Date

August 24, 2014 09:25 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

beachbumagg

Date

August 24, 2014 11:32 AM CDT

Description

Lots of these geckos around my place. Managed to catch one and put it in a tank for a minute to get a picture.

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What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

mytilludie

Date

August 2, 2014 06:46 PM PDT

Description

Crawling on the side of a brick wall near the door to a house at night.

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What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

marcopecoraro

Date

August 18, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

cmerson

Date

August 18, 2014 10:05 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

4 individuals

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What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

luvireo84

Date

June 20, 2014 10:30 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

molluria

Date

August 10, 2014 01:43 PM CEST

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No photos or sounds

Observer

joseduardo21

Date

August 9, 2014

Place

cardenas (Google, OSM)

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What

Mediterranean Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

kucycads

Date

August 9, 2014
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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

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