Gekkonidae Gekkoninae Euleptes europaea Mediodactylus kotschyi
Hemidactylus turcicus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Turkish Gecko

H. turcicus (© Paolo Mazzei)

Adult, Roma, Italy
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

H. turcicus (© Paolo Mazzei)

Adult, Fregene (Roma), Italy
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

H. turcicus (© Paolo Mazzei)

Adult, Kalamata, Greece
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

H. turcicus (© Barbara Klahr)

Adult, Formentera, Balearic Islands
(Photo by Barbara Klahr, Formentera-Forum)

H. turcicus (© Stjepan MekiniŠ)

Adult, Sevid, Croatia
(Photo by Stjepan MekiniŠ)


Distribution:
Portugal, Spain, France, Italy (including Lampedusa island), Albania, Greece, (including Kalymnos, Paros, Antiparos, Despotiko, Lesbos, Chios, Limnos, Samos, Samothraki, Milos, Tinos), Malta, Yugoslavia: costal Croatia (except west Istria), Adriatic islands, Turkey, north Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Israel, north Yemen (Socotra Archipelago), Somalia, Eritrea, Kenya, south Iran, Iraq, Oman, Pakistan, India, Balearic Islands (Island Addaya Grande), Mediterranean Sea, Canary Islands (introduced to Gran Canaria and Tenerife), Red Sea; introduced to Panama, Puerto Rico, Belize, Mexico, Cuba, USA (Lousiana, Alabama, Texas, Arizona, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, South Carolina, Georgia, Oklahoma, Virginia, Maryland, California, Nevada, New Mexico)

Similar species:
Euleptes europaea (Gekkonidae)
Mediodactylus kotschyi (Gekkonidae)
Tarentola angustimentalis (Gekkonidae)
Tarentola boettgeri (Gekkonidae)
Tarentola delalandii (Gekkonidae)
Tarentola gomerensis (Gekkonidae)
Tarentola mauritanica (Gekkonidae)

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