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Dull day gecko

Phelsuma dubia

Description:

This day gecko has a body colour varying between grayish green, grayish brown and bluish green, and its tail is bluish. A rust-coloured stripe can be seen extending from the nostril to the eye. The back has reddish coloured dots. A gray lateral stripe extends from the eye to the hind leg. Not as colourful as other day geckos, but doesn’t deserve its name!

Habitat:

Building wall surrounded by garden, coastal.

Notes:

Distribution: west coast of Madagascar in the general area of Majunga, Comoros, Zanzibar, and some coastal areas of mainland Tanzania. Inhabits trees, lowland vegetation and buildings. A daily visitor to my balcony and room during an extended stay in Zanzibar.

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51 Comments (1–25)

vivianpoma
vivianpoma 8 years ago

great close up, great photo !!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 8 years ago

Thanks Olivia, Michele and Mona!

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 8 years ago

So cute.. :) Beautiful series ..

MicheleMorbidelli
MicheleMorbidelli 8 years ago

Great Shot !!!

Olivia Chee
Olivia Chee 8 years ago

Cute!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 9 years ago

Thanks Saarbigger!

Saarbrigger
Saarbrigger 9 years ago

Wow. Amazing serie.

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 9 years ago

Hi Traveler! This picture was taken with a Nikon D7000 body and a Nikon 60mm f/2.8 AF-S macro lens.

Traveler
Traveler 9 years ago

Which machine you use for this pic

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 9 years ago

I'm glad you like it GaronLizana!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 9 years ago

Thanks Goody! Yes you do wonder about common names sometimes :-) I guess this guy is unfortunate as there are more colourful species in the genus Phelsuma...

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 9 years ago

I'm sure it's already been said, but I don't think there's anything "dull" about this beauty. Great shots!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 9 years ago

Thank you Wild_Life and harsuame!

Traveler
Traveler 9 years ago

I yhink she is so happy :)

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 9 years ago

Thank you all for your kind comments!

superb!!!!!!!!!

LealikiKanoa
LealikiKanoa 9 years ago

Stunning species!

misako
misako 9 years ago

cute!!

Owl
Owl 9 years ago

I can't get over how adorable that face is.

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 9 years ago

Thank you all for your comments!

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Very cute!

pennymomof2
pennymomof2 9 years ago

Wonderful pictures.

NemoMysticmoon
NemoMysticmoon 9 years ago

ooh is so sweet! *u*

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 9 years ago

Thanks Rajas and Christy!

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 9 years ago

He's so cute! Great series!

DanielePralong
Spotted by
DanielePralong

Unguja Mjini Magharibi, Tanzania

Spotted on Nov 16, 2011
Submitted on Dec 29, 2011

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