Pachydactylus mariquensis

Pachydactylus mariquensis

Postby Mongoose » Tue Oct 06, 2009 6:22 pm

Here is a Marico gecko from Kimberley. They are beautiful geckos!

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Re: Pachydactylus mariquensis

Postby Mitton » Tue Oct 06, 2009 7:26 pm

That is really pretty, what size was that one and how big do they get?
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Re: Pachydactylus mariquensis

Postby Pythonodipsas » Tue Oct 06, 2009 7:30 pm

Shew, that is really nice and the photograph is amazing. I can see every scale! Did you use your macro?
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Re: Pachydactylus mariquensis

Postby Buck Rogers » Tue Oct 06, 2009 8:11 pm

Fantastic picture well done on the find! Could you tell us a bit more about the habitat it was found in? ie under a rock?
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Re: Pachydactylus mariquensis

Postby Fooble » Tue Oct 06, 2009 8:50 pm

NICE one gwarra!
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Re: Pachydactylus mariquensis

Postby Mongoose » Tue Oct 06, 2009 9:18 pm

This photo was actually taken with the kit lens.

Buck, they prefer flat open sandy areas with scrub and stuff. I found this specimen out and foraging after dark. They are pretty well camouflaged too, so look carefully.
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Re: Pachydactylus mariquensis

Postby Bushviper » Wed Oct 07, 2009 11:47 am

Very very pretty.
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Re: Pachydactylus mariquensis

Postby lang_slang » Fri Oct 09, 2009 1:59 pm

Here is another picture of what I am quite sure is the same species. This specimen was found just outside of Springbok. Sorry the photo quality is hardly in the same league but it does give quite a good indication of size.

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