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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Gecko

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By: Ricky Taylor
Crustacean AtlasSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Munyawaneni bush Camp
Observed: 27th April 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Run, little man, run!

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 24th April 2016
Added: 27th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Small (circa 30mm total length) day gecko runs down the Deinbollia trunk below the blooms, wisely scared by the giant mantid hunting there.

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gecko during day

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Pine Lodge
Observed: 30th March 2016
Added: 27th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Gecko

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By: Rene HoenderdosRene Hoenderdos’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRene Hoenderdos’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Kampersrus, Limpopo
Observed: 24th January 2016
Added: 25th April 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Gecko, approximately 100-120mm

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Common Dwarf Gecko (Seaview)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSeaKeysSouth African National Parks
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Location: Seaview Lion Park
Observed: 6th March 2016
Added: 23rd April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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A rare little beaut around here

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: Golfclub forest patch
Observed: 21st April 2016
Added: 22nd April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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gecko

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: PSJ, mountain
Observed: 19th March 2016
Added: 21st April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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dwarf gecko

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Sicambeni
Observed: 14th March 2016
Added: 18th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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house gecko

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Amapondo bckpackers
Observed: 13th March 2016
Added: 18th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Gecko that lost his meal

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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 9th April 2016
Added: 17th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

At the porch light

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house gecko

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: yellowood campsite 2
Observed: 7th March 2016
Added: 14th April 2016
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: Die Blockhuis, Laingsberg
Observed: 4th March 2016
Added: 13th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Gecko

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Location: Mountain Sanctuary Park - West
Observed: 10th April 2016
Added: 11th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Blinkoog

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By: PieterMierPieterMier’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesPieterMier’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Stofbakkies
Observed: 9th April 2016
Added: 10th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
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Visser's gecko

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By: PieterMierPieterMier’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesPieterMier’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Bloeddrif
Observed: 9th April 2016
Added: 10th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Bont geitjie

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By: PieterMierPieterMier’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesPieterMier’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Bloeddrif
Observed: 9th April 2016
Added: 10th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Day Gecko

Day 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: Morgans Bay - Yellowwood Campsite
Observed: 6th March 2016
Added: 8th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Soutpansberg Dwarf Gecko

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By: Melissa PetfordMelissa Petford’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesMelissa Petford’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesMelissa Petford’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike
Observed: 29th March 2016
Added: 4th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Found at an altitude of only 780m

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Barking gecko

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By: laubscherlaubscher’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Kgalagadi transfrontier national park
Observed: 25th October 2012
Added: 4th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
Comments:1
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Pondo Gecko

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By: mickjackmickjack’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Pigeon Valley
Observed: 12th March 2016
Added: 2nd April 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:1
Description:

Seems to enjoy lurking in the crevice between the flutes of the milkwood tree trunk.
The tree and habitat can be seen at https://www.flickr.com/photos/91085952@N06/17031098996

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Rough thick-toed gecko, Skurwe diktoongeitjie

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 24th March 2016
Added: 31st March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Spotted Thicktoe Gecko ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyGlenwood House SchoolOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLDSeaweed Atlas
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Location: Mpofu Nature Reserve
Observed: 4th November 2014
Added: 28th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Common Tropical House Gecko (Hole-Wall)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSeaKeysSouth African National Parks
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Location: Hole in the Wall
Observed: 15th January 2016
Added: 23rd March 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Van Sons

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By: Melissa PetfordMelissa Petford’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesMelissa Petford’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesMelissa Petford’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike
Observed: 26th February 2016
Added: 18th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Marley’s Flat Gecko

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By: 22Nick2222Nick22’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles22Nick22’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles22Nick22’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Lebombo Mountains
Observed: 21st February 2016
Added: 17th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Daytime gecko

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By: Stuart ShearerStuart Shearer’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesStuart Shearer’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesStuart Shearer’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: 129, Park St Greyton
Observed: 10th March 2016
Added: 15th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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commpn cape gecko

colourful gecko
By: AdushanAdushan’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: 272, Rotsvygie St
Observed: 14th March 2016
Added: 14th March 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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New addition to the garden

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By: lyle.ground
EThekwini Municipality Biodiversity, Climate & Gre
Location: My Garden
Observed: 12th March 2016
Added: 12th March 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:1
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Spotted Barking Gecko

Spotted Barking Gecko
By: Melissa PetfordMelissa Petford’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesMelissa Petford’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesMelissa Petford’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Augrabies Falls National Park
Observed: 23rd January 2016
Added: 12th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Giant Ground Gecko

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen is knowledgeable about Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s earned reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s earned reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s earned reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s earned reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Witsand Nature Reserve
Observed: 19th January 2016
Added: 7th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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