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Orange-spotted Day Gecko

Phelsuma guimbeaui

Description:

Day geckos have rounded pupils. Many have brilliant colors that help with inteaspecies recognition and so serve as camouflage.

Habitat:

Introduced to Hawaii by humans as a form of pest control.

Notes:

In contrast to most other geckos, day geckos are active mainly during the day.

1 Species ID Suggestions

KatherineP
KatherineP 5 years ago
Gold Dust Day Gecko?
Phelsuma laticauda


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6 Comments

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 8 years ago

Wow.. That's so cute !!!

dandoucette
dandoucette 9 years ago

I bet you're loving it! I would love to be in Hawaii right now. Starting to get cold here. Madagascar was phenomenal! I saw a ton of amazing things there. When you have some time just search for Madagascar on my profile and you can see some of the spottings I've posted. There is a lot of spottings from Madagascar now but when I first joined Noah (apr/11) there were hardly any at all, so I added a lot of my photos.

audrey.m.archer
audrey.m.archer 9 years ago

Thanks Christiane! Also, Dan very cool you saw them in Madagascar! You must have seen some amazing things.

Christiane
Christiane 9 years ago

Great spotting.. :)

audrey.m.archer
audrey.m.archer 9 years ago

Nope! It's actually my eighth. I arrived the beginning of October and am loving it!

dandoucette
dandoucette 9 years ago

Very cool! I saw these in their native habitat in Madagascar. I remember you said you were moving to Hawaii, this must be your first spotting from there?

audrey.m.archer
Spotted by
audrey.m.archer

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, USA

Spotted on Oct 15, 2012
Submitted on Oct 16, 2012

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