REUNION ISLAND DAY GECKO
Phelsuma Borbonica Borbonica
The Reunion Island day gecko is a subspecies of geckos. It is diurnal and lives in northern Réunion. It typically dwells on banana trees and feeds on insects and nectar.
This lizard belongs to the middle-sized day geckos. It can reach a total length of about 16 cm/6.6”. The colour can vary, depending on their specific population. The body colour is bluish green or dark green. The head has a yellowish colour, finely mottled with brown. On the back and tail there are brownish or red-brick coloured dots which form a network of reticulated bars. The read spots on the head and neck are smaller and denser than those on the back. The ventral surface is yellowish with brown marbling.
This species only inhabits northern part of Réunion. It was found at; Les Hauts du Brûlé, Les Hauts Mensiol, Morne de Patates à Durand, near Bois de Nèfles, Belle-Vue, La Bretagne, Beaumont les Hauts, near St.Marie and Les Hauts de la Perrière near St. Suzanne.
These day geckos feed on various insects and other invertebrates. They also like to lick soft, sweet fruit, pollen and nectar. Source
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