Classification
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  • English
    • Common House Gecko
    • Pacific Gecko
    • Chichak
    • South Asian House Gecko
    • House Gecko
  • Scientific Names
    • Hemidactylus frenatus
    • Gecko caracal
    • Gecko chaus
    • Hemidactylus bojeri
    • Hemidactylus fraenatus
    • Hemidactylus fragilis
    • Hemidactylus hexaspis
    • Hemidactylus inornatus
    • Hemidactylus javanicus
    • Hemidactylus longiceps
    • Hemidactylus nigriventris
    • Hemidactylus okinavensis
    • Hemidactylus okinawensis
    • Hemidactylus papuensis
    • Hemidactylus pumilus
    • Hemidactylus punctatus
    • Hemidactylus tristis
    • Hemidactylus vandermeer-mohri
    • Hemidactylus vandermeermohri
    • Hemidactylus vittatus
    • Pnoepus bojeri
    • Pnoepus caracal
    • Pnoepus fragilis
    • Pnoepus frenatus
    • Pnoepus inornatus
    • Pnoepus papuensis
    • Pnoepus pumilus
    • Pnoepus punctatus
    • Pnoepus vittatus
  • German
    • Asiatischer Hausgecko
    • Gewöhnlicher Halbfingergecko
  • Spanish
    • Besucona
    • Cuija besucona
    • Geco casero

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Date

March 25, 2015

Place

CBTis 165 (Google, OSM)

Description

¡Una besucona!

Photos / Sounds

What

Common House Gecko (Hemidactylus frenatus) Hemidactylus frenatus

Observer

ttadevosyan

Date

March 8, 2015 09:52 PM MAGT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common House Gecko Hemidactylus frenatus

Observer

tapaculo99

Date

February 24, 2015 07:38 PM EST

Description

One thing we had noticed during our trip in Belize was that whenever we were in buildings with relatively open ceilings, every now and then we'd hear a funny trilling noise. We were debating whether it was a frog or a gecko when we heard it and looked up. The culprit was right in front of us.
The common house gecko is actually an introduced species in the new world, its native range being in southeast asia.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common House Gecko Hemidactylus frenatus

Observer

sveingeirr

Date

March 8, 2015 08:03 AM AWST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Small gecko in the southern Philippines. These guys are all over the place and typically only get a few inches long. I'm trying to get a good picture of their big brother, the tokay.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common House Gecko Hemidactylus frenatus

Observer

tapaculo99

Date

February 21, 2015 09:14 PM EST

Description

Due to delays getting into Belize, we didn't arrive at our first hotel, Crystal Paradise Lodge, in San Ignacio, until after dark.
Though we couldn't do any birding, there were moths and geckos to be seen under the lights.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

yatinkalki

Date

December 25, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Besucona Hemidactylus frenatus

Observer

erendiracanales

Date

January 11, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common House Gecko Hemidactylus frenatus

Observer

npollock66

Date

November 24, 2010

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

sofiamel

Date

February 5, 2015 09:12 AM GST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

common house gecko Hemidactylus frenatus

Observer

chiriria

Date

April 7, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common House Gecko Hemidactylus frenatus

Observer

kucycads

Date

January 30, 2015

Description

Gehyra or Hemidactylus?

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common House Gecko Hemidactylus frenatus

Observer

dhobern

Date

November 19, 2014 02:30 PM CET

Description

Hemidactylus frenatus (Schlegel, 1836), Cairns, QLD, 19/20 November 2014

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Description from Wikipedia

The Common House Gecko, scientific name Hemidactylus frenatus (not to be confused with the Mediterranean species Hemidactylus turcicus known as Mediterranean house gecko) is a native of southeastern Asia. It is also known as the Pacific house gecko, the Asian house gecko, or simply, the house lizard. Most geckos are nocturnal, hiding during the day and foraging for insects at night. They can be seen climbing walls of houses and other buildings in search of insects...

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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.