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common house gecko

Hemidactylus frenatus?


The common household gecko (Hemidactylus frenatus) is a gecko native to southeast Asia and northern Africa. It is the most recently discovered member of the Gekkonidae, small, prolific and aggressive tiny lizard. Climb walls of houses and other buildings in search of insects attracted by the lights.


Scattered throughout the world by ships, are now commonplace in America, Australia.

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alicelongmartin 12 years ago


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Eagle Pass, Mexico

Spotted on Sep 1, 2011
Submitted on Nov 28, 2011

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