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Spotted House Gecko

Spotted house gecko is a species of gecko found in Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, many Indonesian islands, Borneo and the Philippines. The species is nocturnal.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Subphylum Vertebrata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Gekkota
    Family Gekkonidae
    Subfamily Gekkoninae
    Genus Gekko
    Scientific Name Gekko monarchus

    Size Around 22 cm
    Color Brownish-ash with black spots; a black ‘W’ appears at the back of the neck
    Distribution Southern Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo, many Indonesian islands, Philippines
    Habitat Primary lowland rainforests, walls of buildings close to the forest
    Diet Small insects
    Breeding Season March to July
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Clutch Size 1 to 2 eggs
    Reproductive Age Within 1 year of age
    Average Lifespan Around 5 years

    Spotted House Gecko Pictures Gallery

    Published on April 26th 2017 by under Geckos. Article was last reviewed on 14th June 2019.

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