marico Thick Toed Gecko
Geckos | Namibia
Introduction: The Marico thick-toed gecko (Pachydactylus mariquensis latirostris) is a small, slender, thin-legged gecko with a short snout. They are a terrestrial creature that favours living on sandy, flat plains. They shelter during the day in old scorpion holes or under stones.
Diet: Night time foraging for small insects.
Colouring: A pinkish-buff to grey back has a number of reddish-brown dark-edged crossbands. The belly is creamy-white and regenerated tails are grey-brown with scattered black flecks.
Breeding: Females lay 1 or 2 clutches consisting of 2 hard-shelled eggs laid in sandy soil or under a slab of rock in October to March.
Size: SVL 40 to 50mm. Max SVL 57mm.
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