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Record sizes for the Turkish house gecko, Hemidactylus turcicus, from Aegean islands, Greece

  title={Record sizes for the Turkish house gecko, Hemidactylus turcicus, from Aegean islands, Greece},
  author={Yuval Itescu and R. Schwarz and Michael Moses and Panayiotis Pafilis and S. Meiri},
  journal={The Herpetological Bulletin},
  • Yuval Itescu, R. Schwarz, +2 authors S. Meiri
  • Published 2016
  • Geography
  • The Herpetological Bulletin
  • The Turkish house gecko, Hemidactylus turcicus, is a nocturnal and insectivorous gecko (Durrell, 1956; Baha El Din, 2006; Bar & Haimovitch, 2012; authors’ personal observations). It is a common edificarian house gecko that frequents rocks, boulders and house walls (the Hebrew origin of Proverbs 30:28 is more specific than common English translation in stating that unlike “a lizard”, a gecko “is caught by hand, yet inhabits the king’s palaces”). It is naturally distributed in Southern Europe… CONTINUE READING

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