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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Hunters

Hunters laying low or is is it high on a branch
By: _Magda_Magda’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles_Magda’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 17th May 2015
Added: 22nd May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Gekkonidae

Cape Point4
By: Www.Saltatoria.info
Location: Tom's Guest House
Observed: 21st February 2015
Added: 22nd May 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
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Gekkonidae

Cape town2
By: Www.Saltatoria.info
Location: Tom's Guest House
Observed: 22nd February 2015
Added: 22nd May 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
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Gecko

Gecko
By: Mercia Steyn
Location: HNBG, near the office
Observed: 19th May 2015
Added: 19th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
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Cute Little Gecko

SAM_1763 (2) [Webers Thicktoe Gecko (Pachydactylus weberi)]
By: Jeffrey GroenewaldJeffrey Groenewald’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Danielshoogte Private Reserve, East Ridge
Observed: 3rd May 2015
Added: 14th May 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:2
Description:

Small gecko (approx. 3cm long) probably a juvenile., found under a large rock. Fairly docile, though it did eventually run off.

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Cutey Gecko

Cutey 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: Grasvlei to Boontjieskraal trail in kloof
Observed: 2nd May 2015
Added: 14th May 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Under a cairne

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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: Grasvlei to Boontjieskraal trail in kloof
Observed: 2nd May 2015
Added: 14th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Under a cairne

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Redtail Glass Gecko

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Bergville
Observed: 8th May 2015
Added: 11th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Very small baby gecko inside the window, taken through the glass Redtail seems to be only on th very small ones.

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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: Amonsepoort Trail
Observed: 1st May 2015
Added: 11th May 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Young veld 2 years?

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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: Amonsepoort Trail at Louis Leipoldts Grave end
Observed: 1st May 2015
Added: 10th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Lygodactylus capensis subsp. capensis (Common Dwarf Gecko)

Lygodactylus capensis subsp. capensis (Common Dwarf Gecko)
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Utopia Nature Resort, Magaliesberg
Observed: 29th April 2015
Added: 9th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Common Dwarf Gecko (AENP)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Addo Elephant National Park
Observed: 7th May 2015
Added: 9th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Wahlberg's Velvet Gecko

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Location: Medike
Observed: 1st May 2015
Added: 5th May 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: 18th April 2015
Added: 5th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Juvenile turner's tubercled 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 April 2015
Added: 3rd May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Ant for dinner might be good

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By: TuliTuli’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesTuli’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Riversley farmhouse
Observed: 6th April 2015
Added: 3rd May 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

A colourful baby Gecko, hunting for a meal under the light fitting, set his sights on a juicy sugar ant but the ant perceived the danger and headed off

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Austen's thick-toed gecko

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By: Grant Smith
City of Cape Town Biodiversity Management BranchFriends of Kenilworth Race Course
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Location: Kaikai, Port Nolloth
Observed: 28th April 2015
Added: 29th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Bibron's Gecko

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By: dherbert
Sea Slug AtlasSeaKeysToyota Enviro Outreach
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Location: Matjiesvlei, Calitzdorp, W. Cape
Observed: 5th November 2013
Added: 27th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Rough thick-toed gecko, Skurwe 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: 30th March 2015
Added: 26th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Weber's thick-toed gecko, Weber 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: 30th March 2015
Added: 26th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Garden gecko

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By: TuliTuli’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesTuli’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Gaborone North
Observed: 1st April 2015
Added: 25th April 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:4
Description:

baby gecko investigating a cement pipe flower box in the garden, its tail was noticeably red

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Spotted Gecko

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By: MartinaHMartinaH’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesMartinaH’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Littlewood Garden, Knysna, Western Cape, South Africa
Observed: 12th March 2015
Added: 25th April 2015
Identifications:3
Agreements:1
Comments:3
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Weber's thick-toed gecko, Weber 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: D854, Hardap
Observed: 31st March 2015
Added: 25th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Namib Day Gecko, Namibdaggeitjie

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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: 28th March 2015
Added: 24th April 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:1
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New Tail Gecko

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 21st April 2015
Added: 22nd April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Broader than average, signs of a newly grown tail.

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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: Muizenberg Peak
Observed: 14th September 2014
Added: 21st April 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Under rocks in a cairne

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Tropical House Gecko

SAM_5156
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: 16th April 2015
Added: 18th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Dwarf Gecko

Dwarf 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: Medike
Observed: 1st April 2015
Added: 18th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Turner's Gecko

SAM_4603 (2)
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: 31st March 2015
Added: 18th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Gecko

SAM_4404
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: 28th March 2015
Added: 18th April 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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