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: Earl RoodeEarl Roode’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Waterval Nature Resere
Observed: 1st July 2015
Added: 2nd July 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Big Toe

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By: TuliTuli’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesTuli’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Riversley Farm house
Observed: 12th June 2015
Added: 26th June 2015
Identifications:3
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

while reorganizing some old building materials in an open sided shed a few sleepy reptiles required re-housing (much to the amusement of the assisting farm workers), including this large thick-toed gecko. This gecko had small blue patches on its legs; at the front, above the toes of the fore legs, and on the inner thighs of the hind legs. Unfortunately the ventral side of the gecko was not observed. Referring to Bill Branch (1998) F.G. to Snakes & other Reptiles pf Sn Afr. p. 254, the size (snout to vent c.

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Sand 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: Varschfontein Tankwa Karoo NP
Observed: 14th June 2015
Added: 19th June 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:2
Description:

Exposed by lifting a stone. There were hundreds of these all over the plain

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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: 3rd June 2015
Added: 9th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

One of the geckos that live in my hut. This individual looks as if it has been fighting.

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Tiger Thick-toed 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: 29th May 2015
Added: 9th June 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:4
Description:

Second time I have seen a pachydactylus species in my area.

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Soutpansberg Dwarf 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: 4th June 2015
Added: 9th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Soutpansberg Dwarf 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: 26th May 2015
Added: 9th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Cape Dwarf 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: 23rd May 2015
Added: 9th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

one of two living on and in my spade.

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Cape Dwarf 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: 23rd May 2015
Added: 9th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

One of the two that live on and in my spade.

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Soutpansberg Dwarf 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: 21st May 2015
Added: 9th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Cape Dwarf 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: 14th May 2015
Added: 9th June 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:4
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Common Dwarf 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: 13th May 2015
Added: 8th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
Description:

Of the specimens from the Soutpansberg I have identified as L. capensis some of them are probably L. bradfieldi. I am working on figuring them out.

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"Pregnant" gecko

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By: Retha Weir
Location: Springbokflats, Waterberg District, Limpopo Province
Observed: 7th June 2015
Added: 7th June 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:2
Description:

We found this gecko in a storeroom, it looks like she had eggs in here, judging from the bumps in her tummy.

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Gecko 2

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By: TuliTuli’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesTuli’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Riversley Farm house
Observed: 9th April 2015
Added: 2nd June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

second Gecko further along the fence line than http://www.ispotnature.org/node/683821 This 2nd gecko has regrown the end of its tail

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Gecko 1

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By: TuliTuli’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesTuli’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Riversley Farm house
Observed: 8th April 2015
Added: 2nd June 2015
Identifications:3
Agreements:4
Comments:5
Description:

one of 2 small geckos seen hunting along the fence after dark, about 6 cm in length, tail reddish

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Common Dwarf Gecko (Kirkwood)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSeaKeysSouth African National Parks
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Location: Kirkwood - Bergsig
Observed: 28th May 2015
Added: 28th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Common Dwarf Gecko (Sardinia NR)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSeaKeysSouth African National Parks
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Location: Sardinia Bay NR
Observed: 23rd May 2015
Added: 27th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Hunters

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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:3
Comments:0
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Gekkonidae

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By: Www.Saltatoria.info
Location: Tom's Guest House
Observed: 21st February 2015
Added: 22nd May 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Gekkonidae

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By: Www.Saltatoria.info
Location: Tom's Guest House
Observed: 22nd February 2015
Added: 22nd May 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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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

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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

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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)OutrampsSeaKeysSucculent 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 ProjectSeaKeysSouth 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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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: 1st May 2015
Added: 5th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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