Taxon profile


Common Wall Gecko
Tarentola mauritanica (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes »  family Phyllodactylidae »  genus Tarentola

Scientific synonyms

Tarentola mauretanica (Linnaeus, 1758)

Other names

= Mauritanian Gecko
= Moorish Gecko
= Wall Gecko

Least Concern LC


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Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Tarentola mauritanica juliae Joger, 1984

Tarentola mauritanica juliae

subspecies Tarentola mauritanica mauritanica (Linnaeus, 1758)

Tarentola mauritanica mauritanica

subspecies Tarentola mauritanica pallida Geniez et al., 1999

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [214609]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Tarentola mauritanica (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [61578]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Tarentola mauritanica (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN HR Check lists of Croatian Reptiles [as Tarentola mauretanica (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 31 July 2012

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