The Pacific House Gecko, or commonly known as the house lizard found in my home in El Salvador. They are not held captive, It is common for them to be naturally seen in the household.
ID and locality info based off of my notes from 2004. I tried to update taxonomic changes.
Thanks to my father, Dr. Tod Reeder, for having me on this trip.
2 espécimes adultos de H. Frenatus
Hora: 7:00 pm. Ubicación ventanales dormitorio, fuera de la casa.
Kranji Resort 7Nov09
Foto por Michael Mendez
House gecko was perching on window pane
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...