Under debris from bee hive
we did see some on our day on banks peninsula.nice to see them around.we put it back in its home afterwards.
I went to New Zealand and only saw one gecko. And it was caught by someone else, alas. Guess I have to go back.
In 4m tall Kanuka, just below exposed ridge above Wharariki Beach, Golden Bay.
On Karst limestone ledge with mixture of coastal turf & low bush or scrub in between limestone. About 2 hour after dark & 30m from coast at Te Hapu.
Appeared larger & the stripes across the back more prominent than the usual common gheko.
Found 3 ghekos (all posted on NW) for ~15hrs over 5 nights searching in Golden Bay.
On 4m tall Manuka in regenerating shrubland.
The Diplodactylidae are a family in the suborder Gekkota (geckos), with about 126 species in 25 genera. These geckos occur in Australia, New Zealand, and New Caledonia. Three diplodactylid genera (Oedura, Rhacodactylus, and Hoplodactylus) have recently been split into multiple new genera...