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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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Mediterranean Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

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blubayou

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November 19, 2014 01:21 PM CST

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Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

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andygluesenkamp

Date

November 25, 2014 09:34 AM CST

Description

DODoor

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allopatry

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November 24, 2014 12:39 PM CST

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Description

Seen by house light.

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andyk

Date

November 22, 2014 04:50 PM CST

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geco casero del Mediterráneo Hemidactylus turcicus

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alangalarza

Date

November 16, 2014 09:34 PM CST

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geco casero del Mediterráneo Hemidactylus turcicus

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francisco3

Date

November 17, 2014 09:48 AM HST

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Mediterranean gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

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ashleytubbs

Date

September 22, 2013 06:24 PM CDT

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Mediterranean Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

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gtsalmon

Date

May 27, 2011 01:09 AM CDT

Description

Adult on house. GTS 1061. UTA DC 7347.

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Mediterranean Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

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annikaml

Date

October 11, 2012 10:06 AM CDT

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Mediterranean Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

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sambiology

Date

November 1, 2014

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Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

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timcole

Date

October 30, 2014 02:09 PM CDT

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Description

Alive on glue board.

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Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

timcole

Date

October 30, 2014 12:12 PM CDT
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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.