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Gold Dust Day Gecko

Phelsuma laticauda

Description:

Green lizard, ~4 inches long, with red and gold highlights. The tip of its tail was cream colored, caused perhaps by molted skin that hadn't sloughed off.

Habitat:

Suburban area on insular tropical upland plateau.

Notes:

Spotted by one of my granddaughters, peeking from behind a picture frame. I captured it, took it outside, released it and took the uploaded images. This is only the second of this species I have spotted in 40+ years of living in Hawaii, and the first indoors.

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Allen Hoof
Spotted by
Allen Hoof

Mililani, Hawaii, USA

Spotted on Dec 4, 2019
Submitted on Dec 5, 2019

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