Please help Identify and give info

Please help Identify and give info

Postby Vani » Tue Oct 29, 2013 11:10 am

Hi

I found a little gecko in a house friends of mine are moving into. Now Iv been told its a Pachydactylus affinis but can anyone verify this and give me a bit more info on it like how big it get is it legal anything please?

Was found in Middelburg
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Re: Please help Identify and give info

Postby Westley Price » Tue Oct 29, 2013 11:20 am

Yup, that is P. affinis.

It would be illegal for you to keep it as it is wild caught and there is no way of getting a permit for it.

That is a sub-adult and it should still get quite a bit bigger, it's maybe 70% of the adult size now.
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Re: Please help Identify and give info

Postby Ruan Stander » Tue Oct 29, 2013 11:24 am

I would say that is probably P. affininis, yes. It is a small species, they don't get much bigger than that. It is illegal to keep without a permit.
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