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 granosus
    • 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

brenledbetter

Date

February 7, 2016 07:02 PM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

mlodinow

Date

August 1, 2015

Place

kona (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

sandboa

Date

August 12, 2012 10:00 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

xraytedmaniac

Date

February 2, 2016 02:55 PM MST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

roberto_sindaco

Date

the past

Description

Cumhuriyet O., Ayaz D., 2015. Güllük Körfezi (Milas, Muğla) ve Civarının Herpetofaunası. - Anadolu Doğa Bilimleri Dergisi 6 (Özel Sayı 2): 163-168.

February - September 2013

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Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

roberto_sindaco

Date

the past

Description

Cumhuriyet O., Ayaz D., 2015. Güllük Körfezi (Milas, Muğla) ve Civarının Herpetofaunası. - Anadolu Doğa Bilimleri Dergisi 6 (Özel Sayı 2): 163-168.

February - September 2013

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Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

roberto_sindaco

Date

the past

Description

Cumhuriyet O., Ayaz D., 2015. Güllük Körfezi (Milas, Muğla) ve Civarının Herpetofaunası. - Anadolu Doğa Bilimleri Dergisi 6 (Özel Sayı 2): 163-168.

February - September 2013

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Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

coreyjlange

Date

January 13, 2016

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

coreyjlange

Date

January 11, 2016

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

coreyjlange

Date

January 5, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

andrearulfi

Date

September 8, 2015 11:23 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

sindic

Date

January 5, 1992

Place

Gaeta (Google, OSM)

Description

January 1992

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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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