Four geckos feeding on bugs around a porch light.
Brewster co, Tx
Problem with mice in home.... placed sticky traps... caught one mouse and then these two critters.
25 August 2015: Late spring to late summer or maybe early fall in the North Texas region it is inevitable that one will see the Mediterranean House Gecko (Hemidactylus turcicus) appear on the outside walls of one's porch or backyard with or without the lights being on for they are patient methodical foragers of all things that fly especially bite size moths of which there appears to be a ready supply given their number. With the dropping of temperatures in the North Texas region come late fall and winter the Mediterranean House Gecko will retire until temperatures are agreeable to its nocturnal activities once again.
Tiny juvenile AOR on Stonegate South. Imaged only. GTS 1563.
Adult under a board on Stonegate South. Imaged only. GTS 1559.
~1.5" juvenile Mediterranean house gecko found on bathroom floor. Appeared to be recently hatched. Banded tail, dark brown bblotches
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...