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  • French
    • Gecko des maisons à queue épineuse
  • English
    • Spiny-tailed House Gecko
    • 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
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 疣尾蜥虎

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Recent observations

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Common House Gecko Hemidactylus frenatus

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pecus

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August 29, 2016 08:28 PM EDT

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Common House Gecko Hemidactylus frenatus

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francisco86

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March 17, 2016 12:12 AM HST

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Common House Gecko Hemidactylus frenatus

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jess12

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August 19, 2016 11:17 AM HST

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Common House Gecko Hemidactylus frenatus

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purperlibel

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August 11, 2016 08:04 PM ICT

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Common House Gecko Hemidactylus frenatus

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July 9, 2016 09:29 PM CDT

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Common House Gecko Hemidactylus frenatus

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ipek

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August 16, 2012

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Common House Gecko Hemidactylus frenatus

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archaeologista

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September 2, 2015 11:17 PM IST

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Common House Gecko Hemidactylus frenatus

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michiko

Date

July 29, 2016 11:30 PM EDT

Description

gecko swimming toward shore in the middle of the night. Photo by J. Cole

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Common House Gecko Hemidactylus frenatus

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steve_kerr

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April 6, 2015 09:02 PM NZST

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Common House Gecko Hemidactylus frenatus

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kpetty

Date

July 20, 2016 09:05 PM CDT

Description

This gecko was on the wall, by the light, probably searching for dinner.

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Common House Gecko Hemidactylus frenatus

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pracvalles

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May 2, 2016 10:14 AM CDT

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Common House Gecko Hemidactylus frenatus

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purperlibel

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July 18, 2016 08:59 PM ICT
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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.
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