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Schert's Thick Toed Gecko

Geckos | Namibia

Introduction: Schert's thick-toed gecko (Pachydactylus scherzi) is endemic to Namibia. It is a small gecko often confused with the speckled thick-toed gecko. They are rock living, in cracks or under stones.

Distribution: The inland escarpment and coastal plain of Namibia from the Brandberg to Kaokoland.

Diet: Small invertebrates.

Colouring: The back is dark-brown decorated with characteristic dark-edged pale crossbars. The belly creamy-white.

Breeding: Females lay a clutch of 2 eggs.

Size: SVL 25 to 35mm. Max SVL 35mm.

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