About this object

A heavy bodied animal with a relatively large head, and long toes with expanded pads. Its colouration is mainly grey, often with a faint olive-green hue. Usually there are six irregular blotches lying across the body from side to side between the back of the head and the base of the tail which is never striped

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
  • Scientific name
    Hoplodactylus duvaucelii (Dumeril & Bibron, 1836)
  • Classification
  • Common name
    Duvaucel's gecko
  • Collector
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
    Oceania: Polynesia: New Zealand
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
  • Red Book Data status
Object view = Natural Science
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