They might also have pores on their back legs used for chemical signals and markers. They have giant eyes devoid of eyelids.
The tails have glossy scales.
House gecko. Nevertheless this species of reptile is actually an invasive one that originated from southeast asia. The mediterranean house gecko is a very small reptile that has a rounded snout and cylindrical body. These hardy little lizards are named after their propensity to hide and live indoors making them ideal pets for an enclosure in your home.
You will find that your geckos mostly drink from water droplets that have collected on the glass and the furnishings from the mist. These species possess a concave forehead. Characteristics of house gecko.
The common house gecko scientifically named hemidactylus frenatus may look like some sort of pet in your house. It is also known as the asian house gecko pacific house gecko wall gecko house lizard or moon lizard. Most geckos are nocturnal hiding during the day and foraging for insects at night.
House geckos also known as mediterranean geckos are great reptiles for beginners as well as experienced reptile owners as they are cheap to buy and easy to care for. The common house gecko hemidactylus frenatus not to be confused with hemidactylus turcicus the mediterranean house gecko is a gecko native to southeast asia. The size of these species varies from 3 6 inches.
The shape of their head is triangular adorned by round and small ears. Provide humidity with regular misting a shallow bowl of water for evaporation or a fogger. Males have a slightly wider head and are heavier than females.
House geckos need a moderate to high humidity level in their enclosure so aim for 60 to 75 percent relative humidity which you can measure with a hygrometer. Once fully grown they measure just four to five inches 10 to 13 cm from snout to tail.