Classification
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  • Catalan
    • Dragó rosat
  • 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
  • Russian
    • Турецкий полупалый геккон
    • Европейский домовый геккон
  • Hebrew
    • שממית הבתים

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

netherden

Date

August 25, 2016 08:36 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

rmorgan

Date

August 24, 2016 06:27 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

These guys are everwhere

Photos / Sounds

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

mschuurman

Date

August 22, 2016 09:38 PM CDT

Description

Pregnant?

Photos / Sounds

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

mschuurman

Date

August 24, 2016 10:37 PM CDT

Description

Walking in the bedroom

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

charlottea

Date

August 24, 2016 08:56 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

bchambers

Date

August 24, 2016 08:33 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

tdemonbreun

Date

August 24, 2016 09:13 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

bbenz

Date

August 23, 2016 08:05 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

marykeim

Date

August 18, 2015 12:47 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Orange County, FL, August 2015.

Photos / Sounds

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

miguelyga

Date

September 3, 2013 12:11 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

miguelyga

Date

August 22, 2013 12:44 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

amanda120

Date

August 22, 2016 10:36 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

  • Globally
    Of least concern (LC) (Source: IUCN Red List)
    Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of extensive habitat modification, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
  • Italy
    Lc - minor preoccupazione (Source: IUCN Liste Rosse Italiane)
    Valutata specie a Minor Preoccupazione (LC) per la sua ampia distribuzione, per la popolazione presumibilmente ampia, per la tolleranza a una vasta varietà di habitat, per la spiccata antropofilia e perché è poco probabile che sia in declino abbastanza rapido per rientrare in una categoria di minaccia.
  • Portugal
    Vulnerável (vu) (Source: Livro Vermelho dos Vertebrados de Portugal)
    Vulnerável
Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/spatial-data. Downloaded March 2011.
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