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STATUS AND GEOGRAPHIC EXPANSION OF THE MEDITERRANEAN GECKO , HEMIDACTYLUS TURCICUS , IN LOUISIANA : IMPLICATIONS FOR THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES

@inproceedings{Walter2006STATUSAG,
  title={STATUS AND GEOGRAPHIC EXPANSION OF THE MEDITERRANEAN GECKO , HEMIDACTYLUS TURCICUS , IN LOUISIANA : IMPLICATIONS FOR THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES},
  author={Walter and E. and Meshaka and S{\'a}muel and D. and Marshall and J. Boundy and Avery and A................................................. and Williams},
  year={2006}
}
  • Walter, E., +7 authors Williams
  • Published 2006
  • —We used literature records, unpublished museum records, and unvouchered reports to evaluate the status of the Mediterranean gecko (Hemidactylus turcicus) in Louisiana since its last comprehensive treatment in 1989. During the last 17 years, the known geographic range of this species has expanded from four to 30 parishes following a pattern that is commensurate with extensive human-mediated dispersal. Its strong association with, and use patterns of, buildings in Louisiana are similar to those… CONTINUE READING
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