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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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What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

cullen

Date

September 20, 2014 09:23 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

danjleavitt

Date

September 19, 2014 09:33 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Mediterranean Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

annikaml

Date

September 16, 2014 10:59 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

carlaag

Date

September 15, 2014 09:02 AM CDT

Description

This gecko was just over an inch in length. It was found in the building, upstairs. It was released shortly after being discovered, with tail intact.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

tnewman

Date

September 14, 2014

Description

1 small house gecko seen on outside doorstep.

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Observer

joseduardo21

Date

September 14, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

j_mcgowan

Date

September 14, 2014

Description

A pair of Mediterranean House Geckos that had been discovered during a very warm morning, under some wooden boards leaning against a soon to be demolished car lot's garage. Both specimens were captured and removed for study in a lab.

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What

geco casero del Mediterráneo Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

jesuslozava

Date

August 25, 2014

Description

Una pequeña lagartija, nada fuera de lo común.

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What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

September 6, 2014 09:52 PM CDT

Description

Juvenile on garage. Imaged only. GTS 1865.

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What

Turkish Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

toby

Date

August 27, 2014 09:09 PM CDT

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Observer

jorditb

Date

September 6, 2013

Photos / Sounds

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

taogirl

Date

August 28, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

our porch light comes on any time someone moves near the porch; guess that attracts enough insects for this guy to feed on in the evening

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Description from Wikipedia

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 tan-colored...

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Conservation Summary

    Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/spatial-data. Downloaded March 2011.