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Mediterranean House Gecko

Hemidactylus turcicus


These lizards come out at night and have a distinct nocturnal look (translucent, large eyes).

1 Species ID Suggestions

alin 8 years ago
Mediterranean House Gecko
Hemidactylus turcicus Mediterranean House Gecko in Alabama

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Chicquita 8 years ago

Looks like a young Cosymbotus platyurus that we have in Asia

Aaron_G 8 years ago

Florida is tough because there are so many alien lizard species there.

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

There have been four species of Hemidactylus sp. geckos introduced into Florida...

alin 8 years ago

I can't tell if the one in the photo has spots or not. You might have to look into it. I'm not sure if it is just developing spots (if the species even goes through such a process) or perhaps its an entirely different species.

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Temple Terrace, Florida, USA

Spotted on Feb 4, 2012
Submitted on Feb 5, 2012

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