About this object

Lizard with large depressed head with prominent limbless eyes. The digits have rather small claws and are slightly widened at the tip with two series of longitudinal adhesive pads on the lower surface. The back is translucent tan, grey or pink with irregular black spots, there are several black bands on the tail. Total length 10-14 cm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1995.50.2
  • Scientific name
    Hemidactylus turcicus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Classification
    REPTILIA SAURIA GEKKONIDAE
  • Common name
    Mediterranean Gecko
  • Collector
    S Spawls
  • Date collected
    1994-01-05
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Ethiopia: Shewa: Awash National Park
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Donated by S. Spawls, 1994
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Natural Science
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