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Sri Lankan house gecko

Sri Lankan house gecko (Hemidactylus parvimaculatus)
Sri Lanka
Photo © Ruchira Somaweera
Hemidactylus parvimaculatus - Deraniyagala, 1953
Pronunciation  hem-ee-DAK-till-uss   PAR-vee-MACK-you-LAH-tus
Etymology  Hemidactylus: 'half-toe'.
parvimaculatus: 'little spotted'.
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 5.5 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Recently found as an invasive species on Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Cocos (Keeling) Islands


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