Meet Marie Curie
Name/ID: Marie Curie
Species: Rhacodactylus auriculatus
Locality: “50% Yate x 50% Goro” F1 Wild-Caught Generation
Lay Date: Unknown
Hatch Date: Fall of 2019
Origin: Marie Curie was produced by Mike Walsh in 2019, and she arrived here with me on November 12, 2020.
About: Marie Curie is an F1 generation wild caught reticulated gecko, she is 50% Yate locality and 50% Goro locality.
Lineage: F1 Wild Caught Generation “Goro” x Wild Caught “Yate”
Her mother is a Yate locality wild-caught banded/reticulated with a grey-brown base coloration, she was collected from the Yate region of New Caledonia. Mike acquired her in 2017.
Her father is a Goro locality F1 wild generation banded/reticulated with a yellow base coloration and red and orange blotching. Mike bought him as an adult in 2009, the wild caught parents were collected from some trees near the Goro nickel and cobalt mines of New Caledonia, the photos have been lost to time but they had a similar color and pattern, plus an elongated snout and enlarged horns.