Identification of House Geckos (Lizards):
- The size of these species varies from 3 – 6 inches.
- These species possess a concave forehead.
- They have giant eyes devoid of eyelids.
- The shape of their head is triangular adorned by round and small ears.
- The tails have glossy scales.
- Their toes are broad and padded.
- There are small granules present over the whole body.
- The color of these species ranges from grayish white to pale yellow.
- They possess limbs and body that are medium in size.
Behavior of House Geckos:
- These species are mostly active during the nights.
- When they sense something wrong, they quickly get back to their homes.
- The males produce a sound in order to attract the females for mating.
- These species can even withstand cold climate and can withstand the hotter months as well.
Food Habits of House Geckos:
These species like to have small insects in their diet. They keep the homes safe from spiders and other insects. Therefore, they can pose a threat to other small insects on which they feed.
Habitat of House Geckos:
The House Geckos are abound in human homes. One can frequently observe them climbing on the walls. They can even be spotted in areas of tropical rainforests. In addition to this, they can also be found strolling in the dry lands, shrubs and bushes.
Reproduction of House Geckos:
It is very interesting to note that these species attain sexual maturity in one year. The mating period extends from March and continues up to July. It is seen that between months of April to August female counterparts lay only one or two eggs. In case of females, the stomach area is translucent so one can easily get to see the eggs within.
How to Get Rid Of House Geckos:
- One should take care to reduce the number of insects in the house so that survival outside the homes becomes easier.
- Glue trap should be helpful in this regard.
- Sealing the ventilators and holes through which they enter houses and the rooms.
- It is necessary to reduce the night temperature to keep them at bay.
- We use odorless quick knock down effect contact pesticides to control this lizards.
- We also recommend one general spray to control other insects to reduce the insect population.
Life Span of House Geckos:
These species live for about 5 years.
- Faeces of House Geckos confines to one area of house and become a nuisance to the home owners.
- Presence of other insects will encourage lizard population.
- ‘Salmonella’ are commonly found in reptiles and can spread from reptiles to humans when something contaminated with reptile faeces in the mouth.Salmonella infection causes Diarrhea, headache, fever and stomach cramps and can result in septicemia (Blood poisoning) Dehydration can be severe too. So, please call Brilliant Pest Control to control your home Geckos. Our Pest Control experts control these Geckos safely.