Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Cosmopolitan House Gecko Hemidactylus mabouia

Photo: Michiel Oversteegen

Classification

Gekkonidae [family]
Hemidactylus [genus] (2)
mabouia [species]

Classification

Gekkonidae [family]
Hemidactylus [genus] (2)
mabouia [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Aruba
  • Bonaire
  • Curaçao
  • Saba
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Introduced (2) - Aruba
  • Introduced (2) - Bonaire
  • Introduced (2) - Curaçao
  • Introduced (2) - Saba
  • Introduced (2) - Sint Eustatius
  • Introduced (2) - Sint Maarten
  • Natural distribution Africa
    Distribution description Worldwide, native to Africa.
    Notes on presence status Introduced on Aruba, Bonaire (before 1999) and Curaçao (1980s).

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