Agamura Persica - Sexing

Sexing

Male Agamura persica have an obvious hemipenal bulge visual from a side profile. The thin morphology of the gecko makes the bulge even more noticeable. Males also have 2 to 4 pre-anal pores however captive bred males often have 0 to 4 pre-anal pores.

Females lack a bulge and pre-anal pores entirely.

Juveniles also lack this bulge, however by about the 8th to 12th week (roughly 7–8 cm SVL) male juveniles will begin to show slight bulging although it may happen as late as the 4th to 6th month.

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