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]

Names

Dutch name Huisgekko
Alternative Dutch name Gekko
English name Cosmopolitan House Gecko
Alternative English name Cosmopolitan Gecko
Alternative English name Common Gecko
Alternative English name Tropical House Gecko
Alternative English name African Wood Slave
Alternative English name Common House Gecko
Alternative English name Wall Gecko
Alternative English name House Gecko
Alternative English name Mabouya
Alternative English name Wood Slave Gecko
Alternative English name Moreau’s Tropical House Gecko
Papiamento name Pegapega
Valid name Hemidactylus mabouia (Moreau De Jonnès, 1818)
Misspelled name Hemidactylus mabouya (Moreau de Jonnès, 1818)

Classification