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The invasion and potential impact of the Asian House Gecko ( Hemidactylus frenatus ) in Australia

Hoskin, Conrad


Hemidactylus frenatus is an Asian gecko that has spread pantropically to become one the world's most widespread reptiles. It has been established in Australia for approximately 50years, but the last two decades have seen massive range expansion across settled areas of northern and eastern Australia; and this spread continues at pace. Disturbingly, H. frenatus is increasingly being detected in natural habitats in Australia, in some cases at high densities. Despite rampant spread, there has been...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Austral Ecology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-9993.2010.02143.x


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