The Gold Dust Day Gecko is a diurnal species of gecko. It lives in northern Madagascar and on the Comoros, it has been also introduced to Hawaii and other Pacific islands. It typically inhabits various kinds of trees and houses. The gold dust day gecko feeds on insects and nectar.
… aka Yellow-headed Day Gecko, a diurnalspecies of gecko. It lives in the coastal area in northwestMadagascar and typically inhabits rainforests and dwells on trees. The Yellow-headed day gecko feeds on insects and nectar…
The Gold-dust Day Gecko (Phelsuma laticauda) is a diurnal species of day gecko native to Madagascar and the Comoros, although it has been introduced to Hawaii and other Pacific islands. It grows to about 15–22 cm (6–9 in) in length and is bright green or yellowish green with rufous bars on the snout and head, and red bars on the lower back.
Gold dust day gecko (Phelsuma laticauda laticauda (Boettger, 1880) (syn. Pachydactylus laticaudaBoettger, 1880)) is a diurnalsubspecies of geckos. It lives in northern Madagascar and on the Comoros, it has been also introduced to Hawaii and other Pacific islands. It typically inhabits various kinds of trees and houses. The Gold dust day gecko feeds on insects and nectar.
This lizard belongs to the smaller day geckos, and can reach a total length of about 6-9 inches. The body colour is a bright green or yellowish green or rarely even blue. Typical for this day gecko are the yellow speckles on the neck and the upper back. There are three rust-coloured transverse bars on the snout and head; the upper eyelid is blue. On the lower back there are three longish red bars. The tail is slightly flattened. The under side is off-white.
The Gold dust day gecko inhabits the northern part of Madagascar. It can also be found on the island of Nosy Bé, the Comoros and Réunion island. According to McKeown , this species has also been introduced to the Seychelles, and onto the Hawaiian Islands, where it is established on both sides of O’ahu, the Kona side of the Big Island, and on Maui. It has also been spotted on Kauai and the eastern tip of the Big Island.