Hemidactylus frenatus

Common name: the Common House Gecko

Conservation status: Least Concern

Distribution: Philippines, Japan, Palau, Singapore, Laos, Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Solomon Islands, New Guinea, Timor-Leste, Taiwan, China, India, Pakistan, Andaman Islands, Nicobar Islands, Bangladesh, Bhutan,
Nepal, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Malaysia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, Nauru, Vanuatu, Somalia, Kenya, Djibouti, Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion, Rodrigues, Comoro Islands, Nossi Be, Nosy Mitsio, Seychelles, Chagos Archipelago, Australia, Western Samoa, Tonga Islands

Introduced to: New Caledonia, Fiji, Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Panama, Honduras, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Venezuela, Ecuador, Colombia, Mariana Islands, USA, Cuba

Size: up to 150 mm

Description: upperside varies from brown to dark grey with a pattern of black spots or stripes on the back, underside varies from grey to yellow

Habitat: rainforest, mangroves and human buildings

Activity: nocturnal

Diet: various invertebrates

Reproduction: oviparous

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