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  • Spanish
    • Geco casero del Mediterráneo
  • 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
  • Italian
    • Geco verrucoso
  • Portuguese
    • Osga-turca

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Date

May 19, 2015 10:41 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

mojavejohnson

Date

May 17, 2015 01:43 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found in my backyard.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

kjhurme

Date

May 16, 2015 11:49 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

nancyed

Date

May 15, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

probably attacked by a bird - no tail & seemed a little stunned

Kendall County, TX

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

cowserclan

Date

May 15, 2015 09:09 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Mediterranean house gecko

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

paulcools

Date

June 1, 2013

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

bcfl14

Date

May 13, 2015 09:17 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Mediterranean Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

coreyjlange

Date

August 29, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

mediterranean gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

codyhough

Date

February 12, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

allisonbalthazor

Date

May 10, 2015 10:04 PM PDT

Description

Single adult gecko.

Photos / Sounds

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

allisonbalthazor

Date

May 10, 2015 09:21 PM PDT

Description

I saw six geckos. Most were juveniles.

Photos / Sounds

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

allisonbalthazor

Date

May 10, 2015 09:24 PM PDT

Description

Three large adult geckos. I think they are Mediterranean House Geckos. They are larger and have much more clearly defined and darker spots then other geckos I have seen.

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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.