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Ptenopus kochi (Koch's Chirping Gecko)


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Namib desert Namibia Afrotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Namib-Naukluft National Park II 12585619 Namibia  


Prey / Diet

Camponotus detritus (dune ant)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Eremitalpa granti (Grant's Golden Mole)1
Meroles cuneirostris (Wedge-snouted Sand Lizard, Wedge-snouted Desert Lizard)1


Bitis peringueyi (Peringuey's Adder, Dwarf Puff Adder)[1]

Range Map

Namibia (Gobabeb, Kuiseb River, SC Namib Desert);



Attributes / relations provided by
1The Namib: Detritus and Fog Dependence Scott Christy March 1st, 2006
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access