About this object

Colour variable, upper parts greyish, brownish or reddish with light or dark markings, dark streak on the side of the head passing through the eye with yellow or orange stripe along the back. Lower parts white, often spotted, brick-red dots sometimes present on belly and sides. Length up to 10 cm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
  • Scientific name
    Pristurus sokotranus Parker, 1938
  • Classification
  • Common name
    Socotra Rock Gecko
  • Collector
    Ogilvie-Grant, W R; Forbes, Henry O
  • Date collected
    1899-02-01 - 17
  • Place collected
    Asia: Western Asia: Yemen: Socotra Islands: Adho Dimellus
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Donated by the Liverpool Corporation Expedition to Socotra, 1900
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    previous number: 31.12.1900.141.1-12
Object view = Natural Science
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