Gehyra dubia

Gehyra dubia

Gehyra dubia

(Dubious Gecko)

FAMILY

Gekkonidae

Species

Gehyra dubia

Common name

Dubious Gecko, Tree Gecko

Main colour

Body green to brown with some blotches

Body size

Snout to vent 8 cm

Campus

Cairns, Townsville

Description

This gecko can be found in trees and rock crevices in open forest, as well as in houses. It is nocturnal, often seen on walls in houses and buildings and has a soft chattering call. The cylindrical tail has the base flattened. Unfortunately it seems to be being displaced by the introduced Asian house gecko.