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: 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:3
Comments:0
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gecko

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By: mary hunter
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

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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
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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Kruger Park (Letaba RC) - Turner's Gecko?

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By: jimmymac2
Member of RSPB Wildlife Explorers
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Location: S94, Kruger National Park
Observed: 20th December 2014
Added: 3rd January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

I'm pretty sure it's a Tubercled Gecko of sorts. A bit larger than the other geckos we saw around our chalet.

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Gecko

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By: Les Powrie ZA
South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: 45 d'Urban Street, Bothasig, Cape Town, 7441, South Africa
Observed: 20th September 2014
Added: 1st January 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Gecko abundant in the garden

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Gecko

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By: lithopianlithopian’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptileslithopian’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Namib-Naukluft National Park, C28, Namibia
Observed: 24th November 2014
Added: 28th December 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Estimated 20cm long, to end of tail

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Lygodactylus capensis

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By: GawieGawie’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesGawie’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesGawie’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Addo Elephant National Park
Observed: 20th November 2014
Added: 12th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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: Masebe Nature Reserve
Observed: 25th November 2014
Added: 11th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Afroedura

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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: 19th November 2014
Added: 7th December 2014
Likely ID: Afroedura
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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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 Mountain Sanctuary
Observed: 14th November 2014
Added: 7th December 2014
Likely ID: Homopholis
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Something about this velvet gecko was different. I think it may be Muller's. I will try get the correct ID as soon as possible.

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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 Mountain Sanctuary
Observed: 14th November 2014
Added: 7th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Turm

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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: 12th November 2014
Added: 7th December 2014
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 Mountain Sanctuary
Observed: 11th November 2014
Added: 6th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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 Mountain Sanctuary
Observed: 19th November 2014
Added: 6th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Afroedura

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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: 19th November 2014
Added: 6th December 2014
Likely ID: Afroedura
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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 Mountain Sanctuary
Observed: 14th November 2014
Added: 6th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Afroedura

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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: 11th November 2014
Added: 6th December 2014
Likely ID: Afroedura
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Afroedura gecko observed hunting on thatched roof at night. I found the body posture interesting.

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Gecko

Gecko
By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: D2186, Namib-Naukluft National Park
Observed: 21st November 2014
Added: 29th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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gecko

Gecko
By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: D2186, Namib-Naukluft National Park
Observed: 20th November 2014
Added: 29th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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