Hemidactylus brookii, commonly known as Brooke’s house gecko, is a widespread species of gecko. (Source: Wikipedia. Photo: (c) Hari, some rights reserved. Species: Hemidactylus brookii. English Name: Brook’s Gecko, Brook’s House Gecko. Chinese Name: 密疣蜥虎. Family: Gekkonidae. Description: Medium sized. PDF | We report the first documented record of Brook’s Gecko Hemidactylus brookii brookii (Gekkonidae) in Thailand, based on specimens caught in Ban Pak .

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Find more photos by Google images search: Hemidactylus brookii can be distinguished from all currently described Asian members of Hemidactylus based on the following combination of characters: The validity of this species has been questioned by ZUG et al. Further, the description lacks a statement differentiating H. Not on Madagascar fide F. Erroneously recorded from Australia but may have been introduced there.

African populations of the polyspecific Hemidactylus brooki complex are now considered as a valid species, H. Not in East Africa i. Not in Hemidxctylus fide Marques et al. Highly variable in color pattern.

Maybe confused with the broadly sympatric H. Etymology The specific epithet was originally created as a patronym in honour of Sir James Brooke —an acknowledged contributor of specimens to BMNH Gray The original descriptions and figures of Sri Lankan gekkonid lizards Squamata: Gekkonidae of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.

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Hemidactylus brookii Gray, | Species | India Biodiversity Portal

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