About this object

Lizard with large, flat head with big eyes with yellow iris. Upper body covered with large hemi-spherical tubercles, the digits of the hands and feet are narrow at the base and enlarged at the tip with a series of adhesive pads on the lower surface. Colour is blue-grey to brownish grey with numerous deep blue and reddish-orange spots along the back. Total length 28-35 cm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
  • Scientific name
    Gekko gecko Linnaeus, 1758
  • Classification
  • Common name
    Tokay Gecko
  • Collector
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
    Asia: South Eastern Asia: Myanmar (Burma)
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Donated by Captain Major 1863
  • Red Book Data status
  • Other number(s)
    previous number: 3.12.1863.1
Object view = Natural Science
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