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Turkish Gecko

Hemidactylus turcicus

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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

Notes:

aka Mediterranean House Gecko

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Bernadette S
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Bernadette S

Egypt

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

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