Observations in the Family: Gekkonidae

Common Name: Geckos

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Marble Leaftoe Gecko (Afrogecko porphyreus)

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By: Herman BertelerHerman Berteler’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesHerman Berteler’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Reynolds Street
Observed: 17th February 2017
Added: 17th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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gecko

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Mtizini golf course
Observed: 29th January 2017
Added: 17th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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gecko

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Mtizini, xaxaza
Observed: 30th January 2017
Added: 16th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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House guest

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By: Wendy Wiles
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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Location: Midbrak Conservancy, Mac's Mansion, Reebok, Western Cape
Observed: 14th February 2017
Added: 16th February 2017
Identifications:3
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

If this is an ordinary alien house gecko, it's a first for my house! It's darker and spottier than the ones in KZN.

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lygo

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Bonamazi main camp
Observed: 27th January 2017
Added: 14th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Chondrodactylus turneri

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Location: Ai-Ais
Observed: 9th February 2017
Added: 12th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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lygo

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Bonamazi campsit
Observed: 21st January 2017
Added: 7th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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gecko

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Bonamazi forest hut
Observed: 21st January 2017
Added: 7th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Gecko

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Location: Dinokeng - Uitvlugt North
Observed: 4th February 2017
Added: 6th February 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:2
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Gecko living under and behind the netted Quar branches

Gecko living under and behind the netted Quar branches
By: _Magda_Magda’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles_Magda’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles_Magda’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 1st February 2017
Added: 4th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Hunting in the Dog Rose

Hunting in the Dog Rose & escaped via the back wall
By: _Magda_Magda’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles_Magda’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles_Magda’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 3rd February 2017
Added: 3rd February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Gecko

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Location: Stockpoort Lodge
Observed: 27th January 2017
Added: 31st January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Turners Gecko

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Location: Stockpoort Lodge
Observed: 27th January 2017
Added: 31st January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Gecko

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By: KarooboyKarooboy’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Aberdeen District
Observed: 31st January 2017
Added: 31st January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Approx. 50mm long

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Gecko

Gecko
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Vlakkenberg summit
Observed: 22nd January 2017
Added: 29th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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M. Nndanduleni

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Location: 0A, Rhodes Dr
Observed: 25th January 2017
Added: 27th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Lizard

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rare visit

rare visitor
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Location: Paling Gat, Stillbay
Observed: 12th January 2017
Added: 25th January 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Tiny gecko waiting for morsels under street light

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Gecko beaut

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By: FrikLindeFrikLinde’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Witteberg Nature Reserve
Observed: 21st January 2017
Added: 25th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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A cat rescue

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South AfricaCREW (Southern Cape)OutrampsSeaKeys
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Location: Garden
Observed: 18th January 2017
Added: 22nd January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Gecko

Gecko
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Die Hel
Observed: 16th October 2016
Added: 19th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Marico Gecko

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By: Sakkie van der MerweSakkie van der Merwe’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Lankverwacht Guest Farm, Vanrhynsdorp. South Africa
Observed: 10th January 2017
Added: 15th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Is this the Marico Gecko, Pachydactylus mariquensis, found in veld after rainstorm?

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Nothing regal in death

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 13th January 2017
Added: 15th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

The poor squashed gecko

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Common Tropical House Gecko

Common Tropical House Gecko
By: _Magda_Magda’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles_Magda’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles_Magda’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 6th December 2016
Added: 11th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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The Hunter

The Hunter
By: _Magda_Magda’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles_Magda’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles_Magda’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 8th January 2017
Added: 9th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

One of the resident porch inhabitants.

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gecko

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: 6, Nellmapius Rd
Observed: 8th January 2017
Added: 9th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Little gecko on an overcast day

Little gecko on an overcast day
By: _Magda_Magda’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles_Magda’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles_Magda’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 24th November 2016
Added: 7th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Turner's thick-toed gecko, Turner se diktoongeitjie

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia (light trap)
Observed: 16th December 2016
Added: 5th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Gecko Lunch

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By: Sun BeeSun Bee’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesSun Bee’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Westville, Durban, South Africa
Observed: 5th November 2016
Added: 29th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Chilly start to life

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Location: Gaborone North
Observed: 26th November 2016
Added: 24th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

when this chicken egg was removed from the fridge it was discovered to have a passenger. I can't believe the gecko hatched in the fridge but rather it must have slipped in when the door was previously opened which may well have been the evening before.

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Dwarf

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 21st December 2016
Added: 24th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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