Common Wall Gecko

The Common Wall Gecko is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Common Wall Gecko is native to coastal Mediterranean region of Europe and Africa. It has been introduced and established in San Diego County, California, and reported from Lee and Miami-Dade counties, Florida. More

The common wall gecko is a fun one because of its ability to climb the walls and ceiling. Iguanas are also common, but can be dangerous as they get larger. Their tail it strong and if their swing strikes just right, they can break a bone. More

Common names

Common Wall Gecko in English - English
Common Wall Gecko, Moorish Gecko in English - English
Dragó comú in English - English
Dragoitxo arrunt in Basque - euskara
Mauergecko in German - Deutsch
Moorish gecko in English - English
Moorish Wall Gecko in English - English
Muurgekko in Dutch - Nederlands
Salamanquesa común in English - English
Zidni macaklin in Croatian - Hrvatski

Order : Squamata
Family : Gekkonidae
Genus : Tarentola
Species : Tarentola mauritanica
Authority : LINNAEUS 1758