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Hemidactylus mabouia
(House gecko)

Species Information
Scientific NameHemidactylus mabouia
Common NameHouse gecko
CITES StatusNot CITES Protected
Life Spanunknown
Periodunknown
Dietunknown
Lengthunknown
Weightunknown
Terrestrialunknown
Distrobutionmost of sub-Saharan Africa, Mali, Senegal, Central African Republic
W/S Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire), Ghana
Guinea, South Africa, Zimbabwe (Driefontein, Mission/Zimba), Tanzania, Zambia, Gabon (BOULENGER 1900),
Ethiopia, Eritrea, Cameroon, Swaziland,
Sao Tome, Princip (Gulf of Guinea)
Madagascar, Seychelles, Comoro Islands (Mayotte), Nossi Be = Nosy B, Nosy Fanihy, Nosy Mitsio, Nosy Sakatia, Nosy Tanikely,
Mexico, Honduras (Coln: introduced [HR 31: 113]), Panama Antilles, Trinidad, Tobago, Puerto Rico (Isabela, Isla Cueva [HR 30: 110]), Mona, Vieques, Culebra, Virgin Islands, Grand Cayman (HR 33: 148)
Colombia [Castro,F. (pers. comm.)], Ecuador, Peru (Pasco etc.) Bolivia (Beni, Pando, Santa Cruz), Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul, Bahia), French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela (Nueva Esparta: Isla Maragarita, Isla Patos, Caracas, Vargas, La Vela),
Argentina (Misiones, Chaco [HR 31: 53])
USA (introduced to Florida)
Introduced to Madeira Island (Portugal).
Terra typica restricta: "Insel St. Vincent, Kleine Antillen" (SMITH & TAYLOR 1950).
NotesNone
Sub-SpeciesNone
Quick Care Information
Humidityunknown Daytime Tempunknown
Nighttime Tempunknown Basking Tempunknown
Groups OKunknown Territorial Malesunknown
Difficultyunknown Temp-Sexedunknown
Incubation Tempunknown Incubation Timeunknown
Foodunknown
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References

Mar 2006 - The EMBL Reptile Database
Mar 2006 - Gekko mabouia MOREAU DE JONNS 1818: 138
Mar 2006 - Gekko incanescens WIED 1824: 101
Mar 2006 - Gecko tuberculosus RADDI 1823 (syn. fide LOVERIDGE 1947),
Mar 2006 - Gekko armatus WIED 1824 (syn. fide LOVERIDGE 1947)
Mar 2006 - Gecko aculeatus SPIX 1825: 16
Mar 2006 - Gecko cruciger SPIX 1825
Mar 2006 - Gekko incanescens WIED 1825 (syn. fide LOVERIDGE 1947)
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus tuberculosus FITZINGER 1826: 105
Mar 2006 - Gecko mabuia CUVIER 1829: 54 (nomen substitutum pro Gecko mabouia)
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus mabouia - DUMRIL & BIBRON 1836: 362
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus mercatorius GRAY 1842: 58 (fide BROADLEY & HOWELL 1991)
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus (Tachybates) mabuya FITZINGER 1846
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus (Tachybates) armatus FITZINGER 1846
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus platycephalus PETERS 1854: 615 (syn. fide LOVERIDGE 1947)
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus mabouia - GUICHENOT 1855:12
Mar 2006 - ?Hemidactylus sakalava GRANDIDIER 1867: 233 (syn. fide LOVERIDGE 1947)
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus exaspis COPE 1868
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus frenatus var. calabaricus BOETTGER 1878 (syn. fide LOVERIDGE 1947)
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus mabouia - BOULENGER 1885: 122
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus benguellensis BOCAGE 1893: 115 (syn. fide LOVERIDGE 1947)
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus gardineri BOULENGER 1909: 296 (fide BROADLEY & HOWELL)
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus persimilis BARBOUR & LOVERIDGE 1928 (fide BROADLEY & HOWELL 1991)
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus tasmani HEWITT 1932: 120 (syn. fide LOVERIDGE 1947)
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus mandanus LOVERIDGE 1936: 167 (fide BROADLEY & HOWELL 1991)
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus mabouia mabouia - AUERBACH 1987: 82
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus mabouia - SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 414
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus mabouia - CEI 1993
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus mabouia - LINER 1994
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus mabouia - GLAW & VENCES 1994: 278
Mar 2006 - Hemidactylus mabouia - PAUWELS et al. 2004


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