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Turkish Gecko

Hemidactylus turcicus


They are nocturnal and insectivorous, rarely exceeding 15 centimetres (5.9 in) in length, have large, lidless eyes with elliptical pupils, and yellow- or tan-colored skin with black spots, often with stripes on the tail. Their bellies or undersides are somewhat translucent.


Associated with man. This one was spotted in my house. Widespread in Sinai.


aka Mediterranean House Gecko

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Bernadette S
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Bernadette S


Spotted on May 9, 2010
Submitted on Feb 6, 2012

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