Hemidactylus frenatus Duméril & Bibron, 1836
Asian House Gecko
Locations : Lambir Hills NP, Kota Kinabalu, Pulawgaya, Deramakot, Sepilak, Maliau. Physique : Body slender, depressed; fingers and toes unwebbed; sides of tail rounded, relatively long, with large tubercles; no flaps of skin along sides of body and back of hindlimbs; preanofemoral pores in males 28-36. Scalation : Dorsal scales smooth; supralabials 10-12; infralabials 7-10. Habit : Nocturnal; arboreal. Habitat : Inhabits man-made structures as well as forested areas, from sea level to nearly 1,600m. Natural History : Its call is a series of 4-5 loud, staccato notes. Diet includes insects and spiders and two eggs are produced at a time, measuring 10 X 8mm, that hatch in 46-62 days to produce hatchlings of 46-60mm.