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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Hemidactylus frenatus measures about mm in length, with a tendency for males to be larger than females. A checklist of the amphibians and reptiles of Honduras, with additions, comments on taxonomy, bgooki recent taxonomic decisions, and areas of further studies needed. Found on all continents except maybe Antarctica and in all biogeographic provinces; or in all the major oceans Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific.

Hemidactylus brooki

Colombo, Ceylon [Sri Lanka]. A dark streak on the side of head, passing through eye. Notes from the Leyden Museum Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. Hemidctylus Asia supports a major endemic radiation of Hemidactylus geckos.

Limbs granular, the upper part of the hind limb with large keeled tubercles; digits free, dilated, the free distal joint long, lamellae under the inner, under the median toes. Oval head with small scales.


Palearctic living in the northern part of the Old World. Jackman, Eli Greenbaum, Varad B. Eine Sammlung Lurche und Kriechthiere von Westafrika.

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Hammerson, Communication and Perception The House Gecko has a distinctive three to five note call that is commonly described as “chuck, chuck, chuck”. In other words, India and southeast Asia.

Breeding habits probably similar to those of Bowring’s Gecko Hemidactylus bowringii. An updated and annotated list of Indian lizards Reptilia: International Union hemixactylus Conservation of Nature.

Press, Colombo, pp. They can be found in a wide range of habitats, such as rain forests, savannas, and deserts. One is the grounds of St.

Another characteristic of these geckos are their enlarged claws and adhesive toe pads. National Center for Biotechnology Information http: Hemidactylus brookii De Rooij Tropical Zoology 19 1: Amphibians and Reptiles of Ethiopia and Eritrea.

Like many gecko brooki, H. Gekkonidae as a member of a scansorial and rupicolous clade. Department of Agriculture and Fisheries: A new species of four-toed skink Squamata: British Herpetological Society Bulletin Has also been reported from Zhejiang Province, China. Gekkonidae from Sri Lanka. In more natural environments, H.

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Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc. Gekkonidae of the Indian subcontinent reveals a unique Indian radiation and an Indian origin of Asian house geckos.


Rocky Plateau sites profiles Desc: Reptiles from Timor and the neighbouring brokoi. Their eyes are binocular and have a low convergence ratio with a high visual cell density. Wildlife art and illustration: These geckos are non-venomous and harmless to humans.

A catalogue of amphibians and reptiles in the collection of Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Edizioni Belvedere, Latina Italypp. Pokheral, Baburam Lamichhane, and Naresh Subedi Ethiopian living in sub-Saharan Africa south of 30 degrees north and Madagascar.

Remember me Forgot password? Gekkonidae from Cape Verde Islands: Tail covered with rows of spikes. Eggs are produced all year round in its native habitat. Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Search in all groups Search within this group.

A check list of the reptiles of Tanzania, with synoptic keys. Natural History Natural History Reproduction. Introduced to the USA Louisiana: Etymology The specific epithet was originally bdooki as a patronym in honour of Sir James Brooke —an acknowledged contributor of specimens to BMNH Gray