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Upland Gecko

Sphaerodactylus klauberi


One of the larger least geckos, this is actually the adult size. Around 4-6cm in length, this tiney gecko lives in leaf litter around trees, bamboos and other plants foraging for tiny insects.


This gecko was found on a trail at the Toro Negro National Park. This area is densly forested and can be quite wet at some moments. Endemic to Puerto Rico.

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Brian Muñiz
Brian Muñiz 7 years ago

Here is S. nicholsi, you can compare each of their sizes.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago


Brian Muñiz
Brian Muñiz 7 years ago

Thanks, they are actually quite easy to spot if you have a keen eye. This is the larger of the least gecko species, another one that I have S. nicholsi is the smallest of the species. S. nicholsi also coexistes with S. macrolepis though one is diurnal and the other nocturnal.

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 7 years ago

Wow - so tiny! Nice spotting.

Brian Muñiz
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Brian Muñiz

Juana Díaz, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

Spotted on Jan 17, 2013
Submitted on Mar 3, 2013

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