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Brian
11-30-2007, 04:06 AM
Any ideas?

Green Eyed Geckos

http://i152.photobucket.com/albums/s199/GeckoStuff/No11.jpg

http://i152.photobucket.com/albums/s199/GeckoStuff/No22.jpg
(I know there's mites)

Golden Gecko

http://i152.photobucket.com/albums/s199/GeckoStuff/goldenlegspores.jpg

Badger
11-30-2007, 06:50 AM
On the first and third photo we have males (but maybe not mature yet) as at Gekko spp. only males have preanal pores as a rule.
There is a female on the second foto if only that is not very small/young gecko. But exact sex id usually easy for G.smithii by finger pressing the base part of postanal bulbs to show hemipenises.

twitch_doberman
11-30-2007, 11:14 AM
not sure, but in the second photo i see some red mites there you wanna try and get rid of.

Kevin McRae
11-30-2007, 11:45 AM
as at Gekko spp. only males have preanal pores as a rule.


Huh?

Take a look at a female G. vittatus they have visible preanal and femoral pores, but the males are bolder.

Brian
11-30-2007, 04:33 PM
I'm pretty sure the first pic is mature as the animal is over 14 inches with tail.

Anyone else have any ideas?

cliff_f
11-30-2007, 07:17 PM
Male, Female and Male.

Ingo
12-01-2007, 07:35 AM
I fully agree with Cliff. 100% male, female, male

Brian
12-01-2007, 04:44 PM
Thanks. The second picture was a confirmed female. Just threw it in as a validity/reliability thing.

BlakeDeffenbaugh
12-01-2007, 10:28 PM
I'm with Cliff and Ingo Male Female Male. Good luck with them.

Badger
12-02-2007, 10:12 AM
Huh?

Take a look at a female G. vittatus they have visible preanal and femoral pores, but the males are bolder.

If you look at this female very closely, you will be able to see that it is a male :yahoo: ... or that there are not true pores but only scales with darkened centrum. All these scales lack apertures as well as glandes and also never protrude wax-like secret as it happens at males, so they are not PORES. Similar scales at females often founded not only in that scale row where males have scales with true pores but also scattered at preanal area. Some spp of Gekko absolutely lack this scales but others (e.g. G.vittatus) have them. Now I cannot provide good photos but for example please look here:
Sexing Tokays (http://www.igniche.com/tokay_sexing.htm)
I also know literally some cases when there were present true pores with apertures at Gekko females (to 5 of all scales row) but these are single specimens from thousands geckoes I saw and most of them was cb. I believe this is a kind of deviation of development.

BlakeDeffenbaugh
12-02-2007, 12:31 PM
I'm still dont see how its a male. He also said

Thanks. The second picture was a confirmed female. Just threw it in as a validity/reliability thing.