Classification
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  • Spanish
    • gecko casero común
    • cuija besucona
    • besucona
  • English
    • Common House Gecko
    • Pacific Gecko
    • Chichak
    • South Asian 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

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Recent observations

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What

Common House Gecko Hemidactylus frenatus

Observer

martinmandak

Date

November 9, 2013

Description

Chez Monami Bungalows

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martinmandak

Date

November 4, 2012

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isthmohyla

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Joseph Vargas

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isthmohyla

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April 2, 2014

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Randall Jimenez

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rudicerny

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the past

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Common house gecko Hemidactylus frenatus

Observer

tommy_nguyen

Date

January 4, 2014 05:29 PM ICT

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Observer

ecologyelise

Date

March 10, 2014 09:30 PM MDT

Description

In house in Managua. Heard every night.

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isthmohyla

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the past

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Foto por Cesar Barrios

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isthmohyla

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the past

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Foto por: Vale Valdelomar

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isthmohyla

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Personal observation and gecko captured

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isthmohyla

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Foto por "Por Un Mundo Verde CR"

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isthmohyla

Date

the past

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Foto en Herpetologos de Costa Rica
febrero2014

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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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