Introduced gecko species
Newborn juvenile under tin. GTS 1823.
945pm house gecko climbing up the wall on my porch. .... belly filled with bugs... Good Job Lil Gecko!
Adult active on house at night.
Newborn juvenile. GTS 1821.
Went to Imperial Valley with Jeff and Nate hoping to find Cali Atrox due to recent rains and monsoonal humidity. We did find one atrox and then we stopped at a friends house in Seeley and saw a bunch of these house geckos on the outside of his house and under surface objects. Must have been close to 20 total. Also found a few out in the wild near New River but did not take any vouchers. Interesting to find them not in residential area and not on walls or buildings
I was working at the Texas City Prairie Preserve and found this little gecko while watering some plants.
The Laguna Seca ranch owner brought this four inch gecko to me to photograph. It seemed well fed and active. Laguna Seca Ranch is about 20 miles north of Edinburg, Texas.
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...