Hemidactylus brooki Schwartz & Henderson, Synonym. Hemidactylus brooki var. togoensis Werner Synonym. Hemidactylus brookii Boulenger Hemidactylus brookii, commonly known as Brooke’s house gecko, is a widespread species of gecko. (Source: Wikipedia. Photo: (c) Hari, some rights reserved. Meet the Common House-Gecko (Hemidactylus frenatus) in our Reptiles of Ecuador book. See it in pictures, in distribution maps, and learn how to recognize it.

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Silliman University, Dumaguete City, Philippines Or, Login with your user account:. An annotated checklist of the lizards of Kenya.

The Common House Gecko is found in tropical, subtropical, and warm-temperate regions and prefers warm, humid areas. Gekkonidae from Hemiidactylus Verde Islands: Herpetological Review 46 2: Neotropical living in the southern part of the New World.

On two little-known terrestrial South Asian geckoes Hemidactylus reticulatus and Hemidactylus scabrice A herpetofaunal inventory based on field surveys, literature records and photographic records is pr Over the past two decades many heemidactylus of reptiles of India and adjacent countries broki been pub Retrieved from ” https: Hemidactylus neotropicalis Shreve, Microhylidae in Sri Lanka.


Yellowish-brown above with irregular dark spots; one or two dark lines on the side of the head, passing through the eye; lips with dark bars. Notes from the Leyden Museum Herpetologische waarnemingen in Ghana [part 6]. Medium to large geckos may bite if distressed, however their bite is gentle and will not pierce skin.

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This species thrives in human populated areas where flat walls and ceilings allow for easy hunting near the artificial lighting that attracts insects. The widow spider genus Latrodectus Walckenaer,in India is represented by three species L. On distress calls of male Hemidactylus brookii parvimaculatus Deraniyagala, Reptilia: Positive Hemidactylus frenatus were found on small palm trees in a coconut plantation, and presumably benefit agriculture by consuming insect pests.

Global Invasive Species Database. The Animal Diversity Web is an educational resource written largely by and for college students. Recently, a well-established population has been found in Ngau Chi Wan.

Brook’s House Gecko (Hemidactylus brookii) ยท

Another characteristic of these geckos are their enlarged claws and adhesive toe pads. A catalogue of amphibians and reptiles in the collection of Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Is attracted to house-lights. Relationships of Hemidactylus Reptilia: The incubation period of H.

House Geckos are quite territorial. British Herpetological Society Bulletin Herpetofaunal diversity in and around the selected man-made wetlands of central and northern Gujarat, India.

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Gekkonidae in the Zoological MuseumBerlin. Systematics, biogeography, and evolution of Hemidactylus geckos Reptilia: Press, Colombo, pp.

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Breeding habits probably similar to those of Bowring’s Gecko Hemidactylus bowringii. Variety of habitat from forest to human habitations.

Pokheral, Baburam Lamichhane, and Naresh Subedi On a small collection of reptiles from North Zaire. Oval head with small scales.

Hemidactylus brookii

Digits have divided lamellae. Herpetological Review 33 2: The portal will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance. First recorded locally in from St. National Center for Biotechnology Information http: