About this object

This species is hard to see as will disguise itself as bark or lichen on trees, they can also change colour to match their surroundings. The colours range from dark brown to pale grey. They have a yellow or orange mouth lining. The soles of their feet are yellow. The size from nose to base of tail is up to 89 mm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1987.143.111
  • Scientific name
    Hoplodactylus granulatus (Gray, 1845)
  • Classification
    REPTILIA SAURIA GEKKONIDAE
  • Common name
    Gray's Sticky-toed Gecko
  • Collector
    unrecorded
  • Date collected
    unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Oceania: Polynesia: New Zealand
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Natural Science
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