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ciliatus
03-17-2007, 03:55 PM
Hi,

long time lurker finally posting. ;) I recently acquired some Ptenopus garrulus from Tony Smith but i am not completely sure if they are P. garrulus garrulus or P. g. maculatus. I was told that the markings rather point towards P. g. maculatus. What would you experts say?

http://www.napalm.at/imgs/ptenopus/ptenopus01.jpg

http://www.napalm.at/imgs/ptenopus/ptenopus02.jpg

http://www.napalm.at/imgs/ptenopus/ptenopus03.jpg

Thanks for any help in advance

Ingo

ptenopus
03-17-2007, 06:31 PM
garrulus garrulus.

ciliatus
03-17-2007, 07:12 PM
Hi and thanks for your answer. Are you sure? How do you identify them?

regards

Ingo

SelectGex
03-17-2007, 07:44 PM
That is SUCH a cool gecko! Can I see the full setup?

ciliatus
03-17-2007, 08:06 PM
Thx

http://www.napalm.at/imgs/ptenopus/ptenopusterr.jpg

greets

Ingo

nycherper
03-17-2007, 11:40 PM
Their hind legs seem really spiny. What kind of adaptation is that for?

ciliatus
03-17-2007, 11:42 PM
Grandmother, why are your hindlegs so spiny?

So i can dig better. :lol:

ptenopus
03-18-2007, 04:24 PM
Garrulus garrulus are smaller, and in my opinoin after keeping both of the species for a number of years garrulus garrulus have a much "tighter" pattern. Maculatus have a larger range, and therefore seem to be more variable in color and pattern. Here are few pictures of maculatus...
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b151/elineye/garrulusmaculatus.jpg
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b151/elineye/garrulusmaculatusmale.jpg

ciliatus
03-18-2007, 07:48 PM
Thx a lot again. :)