Phelsuma laticauda laticauda

Phelsuma laticauda laticauda

(Boettger, 1880)

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Naming history
Pachydactylus laticauda Boettger, 1880
Phelsuma laticauda Boulenger, 1885
Phelsuma laticauda laticauda Mertens, 1964
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General

Common name:Gold-dust Day Gecko
Etymology: latus (Latin) - Wide
cauda (Latin) - Tail
CITES:II
Terra Typica:Nosy B, Nort West Madagascar
Size:120-150 mm
Minimum temperature:22-26C
Maximum temperature:28-32C
Method: Non-gluer

Location


Madagascar
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Pictures

Eggs from P. laticauda on a coin (dutch guilder) A few hours old [Click to enlarge] Eating a waxmoth larvea [Click to enlarge]  [Click to enlarge]  [Click to enlarge]  [Click to enlarge]
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