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Gold Dust Day Gecko

Phelsuma laticauda laticauda

Description:

Green gecko, about 2 inches long. Blue around eyes and brown markings on head and body.

Habitat:

Found this little guy in the garden of a B&B on the Big Island of Hawaii in the town of Kailua Kona.

Notes:

The owners would put out some jam for them at breakfast time and dozens of these geckos would emerge from the greenery to enjoy breakfast with us!

1 Species ID Suggestions

peter
peter 8 years ago
Gold dust day gecko
Phelsuma laticauda laticauda Gold dust day gecko


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26 Comments (1–25)

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 3 years ago

Spectacular little gecko. Thank you for sharing :)

keithp2012
keithp2012 6 years ago

Awesome shot!

Brian Muñiz
Brian Muñiz 6 years ago

Beautifull little gecko. If I'm not wrong these are native to Madagascar so they are most likely introduced over there, might wanna check and see how they are affecting the wildlife and maybe catch some to ship back to Madagascar or to a reptile event, there are a lot of gecko hobbyist looking for that species.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 6 years ago

Eye catching colour...

KatCuff
KatCuff 7 years ago

He is too cute.

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 7 years ago

Great shots!

riversnoahjm
riversnoahjm 7 years ago

That's an awesome lizard. :D

MichelleTeel
MichelleTeel 7 years ago

Beautiful!

NayNay
NayNay 8 years ago

Thanks LauraMaria :-)

LauraMaria
LauraMaria 8 years ago

Oh, those colours! So vibrant and bright! Gorgeous pics, so detailed!

briggl18
briggl18 8 years ago

That is an amazing picture.

Carolina
Carolina 8 years ago

There you go NayNay :)

NayNay
NayNay 8 years ago

Ohhhh that is so cool!!! I saw that pic of that jumping spider the other day and wished my photo could be a spotting of the day! Wow!! So happy! Thanks guys!

LucBertrand
LucBertrand 8 years ago

Yes ! you a good photographer NayNay :) i like yours pics ! The details are amazing ! :))

peter
peter 8 years ago

Congrats NayNay, this awesome Gecko is the Spotting of the Day
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Darvesh
Darvesh 8 years ago

nice one

VanessaVermaak
VanessaVermaak 8 years ago

What a beautiful creature

HemantKumar
HemantKumar 8 years ago

beautiful capture love this shot

NayNay
NayNay 8 years ago

Thanks for the nice comments. :-)

it seems smiling.. so cute.. :)

Gordon Dietzman
Gordon Dietzman 8 years ago

He's eating jam. Of course he'd be happy....grin. Great photo!

ceherzog
ceherzog 8 years ago

What a happy looking gecko!

SheaEckert
SheaEckert 8 years ago

Reminds me of the Geico Gecko... :)
BEAUTIFUL!

His colors are amazing!

NayNay
NayNay 8 years ago

Thanks Peter! Spot on!! :)

NayNay
Spotted by
NayNay

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, USA

Lat: 19.64, Long: -156.00

Spotted on Oct 13, 2010
Submitted on May 2, 2011

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