Classification
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All Names

  • 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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

enricoschifani

Date

September 25, 2014

Place

Mondello (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

annikaml

Date

June 11, 2011 09:02 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Mediterranean Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

sambiology

Date

February 15, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

nato_perkins

Date

February 14, 2015 10:15 PM CST

Description

Clung to the side of a front porch wall along with three other geckos of the same species. Possibly eyeing out potential prey that are gathered around the porch light (Moths and other small insects.)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

andrewdavies9000

Date

February 2, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

sindic

Date

May 4, 2009

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

sindic

Date

May 5, 2009

Description

MCCI-R1554

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

sindic

Date

May 5, 2009

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

sindic

Date

May 5, 2009

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Hemidactylus cf. turcicus Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

sindic

Date

August 9, 1990

Description

MCCI-R0386-7

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

treegrow

Date

January 3, 2015 01:32 PM EST

Description

Hemidactylus turcicus. Hiding under bark, next to a termite nest. Els Poblets, Alicante, Spain

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

jameswbeck

Date

March 29, 2008
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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

  • 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.