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Mediterranean gecko

Hemidactylus turcicus


No eyelids. Toes unwebbed; clawed toe tips free of extended pads. Traslucent pinkish to white, with some darker blotchings. Scales small, granular; rows of white keeled knobby tubercules down back. Round tail ringed with keeled tubercules and banded, especially in juveniles.


Under palm leaves and in crevices of tree bark and rocky outcrops. Most common in occupied buildings.

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California, USA

Spotted on Sep 29, 2012
Submitted on Oct 12, 2012

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