Observations in the Family: Gekkonidae

Common Name: Geckos

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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Wahlberg's Velvet Gecko

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike
Observed: 24th February 2015
Added: 28th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Eating Tiger Moth.

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Turner's Gecko

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike
Observed: 24th February 2015
Added: 28th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Eating Tiger Moth.

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Turner's Gecko

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike
Observed: 24th February 2015
Added: 28th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Common Tropical House Gecko

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike
Observed: 5th February 2015
Added: 27th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Turner's Gecko

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike
Observed: 5th February 2015
Added: 27th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Wahlberg's Velvet Gecko

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike
Observed: 30th January 2015
Added: 26th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Common Tropical House Gecko

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike Mountain Sanctuary
Observed: 29th January 2015
Added: 25th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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common house gecko

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike Mountain Sanctuary
Observed: 28th January 2015
Added: 25th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:2
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What is this tiny Gecko?

TinyGecko
By: mpcolace
Location: Garden Rondebosch
Observed: 25th February 2015
Added: 25th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

All black body, with tiny scarce white dots
Body length, tail included is 1.5 - 2cm

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Geitjie

046 1 Chondrodactylus bibronii
By: peter slingsby
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCedarberg ConservancyEntomological Society of Southern AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)Spider Club of South Africa
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Location: Cottage at Mount Ceder, Koue Bokkeveld
Observed: 6th October 2006
Added: 25th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Unknown gecko

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By: peter slingsby
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCedarberg ConservancyEntomological Society of Southern AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)Spider Club of South Africa
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Location: Bergrivier Cottages near Loerie [recommended]
Observed: 19th February 2015
Added: 23rd February 2015
Identifications:3
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Any offers? This small fellow was about 8cm total length

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Gecko Sphaerodactylus spec.

Gecko Sphaerodactylus spec.
By: Herman Berteler
Location: Reynolds Street
Observed: 4th February 2015
Added: 20th February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Gecko juv., unknown species with partially released tail. With round adhesive tones.

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Gecko

Gecko
By: Pauline Hawkins
Sedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: Island Sedgefield
Observed: 5th February 2015
Added: 15th February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Observation

Gecko
By: Rodney Kissen
Location: Rocherpan NR
Observed: 11th February 2015
Added: 13th February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Transvaal Thick Toed Gecko

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By: Andrew Hankey
Africa Nature TrainingBushveld Experience Skills & TrainingLepidopterists' Society of AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden
Observed: 5th February 2015
Added: 9th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Gecko

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By: JoubertJoubert’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesJoubert’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Jagkamp
Observed: 27th January 2015
Added: 29th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Gecko

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By: HermanViviersHermanViviers’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesHermanViviers’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed: 28th January 2015
Added: 28th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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gecko

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By: mary hunter
Sedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: the island,sedgefield
Observed: 2nd December 2011
Added: 27th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:1
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Gecko

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By: Thando Nakani
Location: Gamkaberg Nature Reserve
Observed: 11th January 2015
Added: 21st January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Common Dwarf Gecko (GRG)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Denneoord, George
Observed: 15th January 2015
Added: 15th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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feasting

gecko with a good chance
By: TuliTuli’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesTuli’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Gaborone North, home
Observed: 1st January 1970
Added: 14th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:4
Description:

tiny gecko discovered a hoard of little tasty morsels under the kitchen light

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Turner's thick-toed gecko, Turner se diktoongeitjie

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesAlex Dreyer’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesAlex Dreyer’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesAlex Dreyer’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 24th December 2014
Added: 13th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Turner's thick-toed gecko, Turner se diktoongeitjie

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesAlex Dreyer’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesAlex Dreyer’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesAlex Dreyer’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 15th December 2014
Added: 12th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Turner's thick-toed gecko, Turner se diktoongeitjie

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesAlex Dreyer’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesAlex Dreyer’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesAlex Dreyer’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 13th December 2014
Added: 12th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Kruger Park (Satara RC) - Common Dwarf Gecko?

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By: jimmymac2
Member of RSPB Wildlife Explorers
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Location: Satara Rest Camp
Observed: 17th December 2014
Added: 11th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Dwarf Gecko

Dwarf Gecko
By: _Magda_Magda’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles_Magda’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Aerial Board Walk
Observed: 4th January 2015
Added: 10th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Welgevonden Game Reserve (Pitse Lodge) - Tubecled Gecko: Turner's???

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By: jimmymac2
Member of RSPB Wildlife Explorers
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Location: Pitse Lodge
Observed: 25th December 2014
Added: 9th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Found inside our room.

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Casualty of swimming pool (KarNP)

Casualty of swimming pool (KarNP)
By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Karoo National Park
Observed: 6th January 2015
Added: 7th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:2
Description:

Unfortunately, I found this chap dead next to the public pool. I can only presume that it had fallen into the pool and someone tossed it out

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Welgevonden Game Reserve (Pitse Lodge) - hatchling Gecko

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By: jimmymac2
Member of RSPB Wildlife Explorers
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Location: Pitse Lodge
Observed: 26th December 2014
Added: 4th January 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

Very cute and small, just over three centimetres!

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Common Dwarf Gecko (GRBG)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Garden
Observed: 1st January 2015
Added: 3rd January 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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