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hatecrew
04-11-2006, 06:56 PM
hi there :D
i need help for identification of these beautiful ptychozoon sp.
not sure if is lionotum or kuhli.

thk again.

juvies femail
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a327/pogona/hate.jpg


juvies male
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a327/pogona/hate2.jpg


adult female
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a327/pogona/hate3.jpg


adult male
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a327/pogona/hate4.jpg

adult male
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a327/pogona/hate5.jpg

Xanadu1
04-12-2006, 05:33 PM
Cool! Looks like they've got really baggy clothes on. :)

sikorae
04-12-2006, 06:14 PM
Sorry cant help with indentification, but they are stunning, I'm slowly turning green with envy.

strikedistance
04-12-2006, 06:23 PM
I read that the tail is the main way to distinguish them but since a lot of yours have dropped theres i dont know.
Bruce

geckodan
04-13-2006, 03:08 AM
Is that flattened tail tip normal or regen?? Is their aerodynamic benefits of an orginal tail over a regen tail or vice versa. With one of our aussie Diplodactylus sp. (conspiccilatus) the regen tail is actually better designed for its purpose (as a burrow plug) than the original and only 1/10 of wild specimens ever have original tails it has sort of worked out from an evolutionary point of view to develop better features in the regen tail. Is this the same in Flying geckoes.???

gymnodactylus
04-15-2006, 05:21 PM
They look like Ptychozoon kuhlii. P. kuhlii have no serations at the end of an original tail and also have tubercules on their back. Below is a photo of P. kuhlii.
I hope this helps.

http://www.tc.umn.edu/~gambl007/geckos/ptychozoon_kuhlii.JPG

Elizabeth Freer
04-15-2006, 10:58 PM
Hi ~

Tubercles, in case you don't know, are little raised bumps in several rows down the back of a P kuhli.

I would have PM'd you with this inquiry, but saw no PM for you. Are these animals WC specimens? If so, have you examined them closely for bright reddish orange mites? If you find mites, have no fear. You can smother the mites with vegetable oil on a q-tip and then brush the mites off with a dry q-tip.

Please do not take offense, but I think these animals could be fattened up some. (Right now I have 1.1 P kuhli. I raised the female from a captive hatched egg from WC female Natalie, the flyer in my avatar.)

Lyle Puente, current Global Gecko Association president, wrote a care sheet for these beautiful geckos in February 2003. I could post you a copy via snail mail if you wish. Please contact me via my e-mail (ElizabethFreer@aol.com). I'm not set up to send the care sheet electronically.

hatecrew
04-16-2006, 02:01 PM
yeah they are WC.

in fact these specimen are not mine. the person who have know how to keep it. just wait a few week :D

they look great and are not supposed to have mite.
by the way for mite i use vapona.
and i don't take offense... i'm french canadian :D remember :P

Elizabeth Freer
04-16-2006, 05:30 PM
yeah they are WC.

in fact these specimen are not mine. the person who have know how to keep it. just wait a few week :D

they look great and are not supposed to have mite.
by the way for mite i use vapona.
and i don't take offense... i'm french canadian :D remember :P

Hi ~

The mites hide in folds of skin, in the ears, et cetera. I don't know what Vapona is, but I would not use snake mite removal stuff on geckos or anything toxic. Removing all mites, one by one, with separate q-tips dipped in vegetable or canola oil is well worth any extra time it "mite" take.

My beautiful WC male P kuhli came with 28 mites which I successfully removed with q-tips and hotel bar soap. (I nearly went to the restaurant to "borrow" some vegetable oil :wink:) Now I travel with a small bottle!

Just take my comments in stride, Mr. French Canadian! How come "Hatecrew" for your screenname? I kinda like saying "Hi----"

hatecrew
04-16-2006, 08:21 PM
thk eli.
vapona is this
http://www.cr.nps.gov/museum/publications/conserveogram/02-04.pdf

but for mites maybe some missunderstanding. in french : mite et tique. are the two external pest that a herp can have. for "tiques" we use oil. for "mite" we use vapona.
and my nick name : the band children of bodom album " hatecrew death roll" :D