Additional Resources

Further Reading

New England Herpetoculture — A different perspective on caring for mourning geckos.

Pangea Reptile — An insight into how Pangea Reptile takes care of their mourning gecko stock.

Scientific Research

Apparent Homosexual Behaviour in an All‐female Population of a Lizard, Lepidodactylus lugubris and its Probable Interpretation by Yehudah L. Werner, 1980

Boldness underlies foraging success of invasive Lepidodactylus lugubris geckos in the human landscape by Kristen Harfmann Short and Kenneth Petren, 2008

Divergent ecology of sympatric clones of the asexual gecko, Lepidodactylus lugubris by Douglas T. Bolger and Ted J. Case, 1994

Do gravid females of oviparous gekkonid lizards maintain elevated body temperatures? Hemidactylus frenatus and Lepidodactylus lugubris on Oahu by Yehudah L. Werner, 1990

Dominance behavior in asexual gecko, Lepidodactylus lugubris, and its possible relationship to calcium by Brown, S. G., Osbourne, L. K., & Pavao, M. A.; 1991

Social Experience and Egg Development in the Parthenogenic Gecko, Lepidodactylus lugubris by Susan G. Brown Toni and Jean Y. Sakai, 1988

The Effects of Egg-Laying Site, Temperature, and Salt Water on Incubation Time and Hatching Success in the Gecko Lepidodactylus lugubris by Susan G. Brown and Patrick K. Duffy, 1992

Mourning Gecko Care:

  1. Introduction to Mourning Geckos
  2. Shopping List
  3. Terrarium Size Requirements
  4. Temperature & Humidity Needs
  5. Substrate Options
  6. Decorating a Mourning Gecko Terrarium
  7. Feeding Your Mourning Geckos
  8. Handling & Body Language Info
  9. Common Health Problems
  10. Additional Resources (YOU ARE HERE)