Leachianus types.



We will describe all the leachianus types that are kept in captivity. There are differences in apperance, but you can't tell by looking at them what type or locale you own.
The only way to know that for sure is to trace back the line to whoever caught the original animals.

Rhacodactylus leachianus from Grande Terre (GT):



Poindimié.
This is one if the largest and darkest of all leachianus. The color varies from dark olive to chocolate.
They can have white bars on the sides of the body, but these are often not very noticable. They can reach a weight of 400 grams.

Mt. Koghis.
This is the most common type kept in the hobby. They were found on Mt. Koghis. There are two types of Mt. Koghis, the Troeger lin and the Friedel line.
The Troeger line animals are the biggest and weigh between 300 and 400 grams. They are dark colored animals who sometimes have white blotches on their body.
Within the Troeger line animals there is also a melanistic form. The color of the Troeger line leachianun varies from dark olive to black, with or without white blotches.
The Friedel line animals were found on the same mountain, but lower than the Troeger line animals. The Friedel line leachianus are smaller and more colorful.
They weigh between 250 and 300 grams. Their color varies from light olive green to dark olive green. This in combination with white, pink or orange blotches.

Rhacodactylus leachianus Mt.Koghis Friedel line



Sergei X Olga



     

Rhacodactylus leachianus Mt. Koghis Troeger Line



Igor X Anatevka



     

Yaté.
These leachies are elonganated and very impressive to see. Their color varies from light olive to yellow-gold.

Rhacodactylus leachianus - Yaté


     

Riviere Bleu.
This are small and colorfull leachianus. They are yellow-green or olive colored in combination with white, pink or orange blotches.
They have a short snout and due to their size they look a lot like the off shore type )but, as with all Gt's they have a long tail.

Rhacodactylus leachianus from the surrounding islands.



Bayonnaise (Island C).
These leachies aren't very big. They are often yellow-green colored and have a lot of pattern. The pattern varies from white to pink blotches or spots.

Brosse (Island D).
These are yellow to green colored leachies with white or pink blotches. The most remarcable about them are the eyes. They have a reticutated pattern in it.

Moro (Island E).
This is one of the larger henkeli types. Their color varies from yellow to olive green with white, pink or orange blotches.
A lot of the henkeli in Europe are sold as Moro, but they aren't, most of them are from mixed or unknown locale.

Nuu Ana (Island G).
This is one of the nicest and the smallest henkeli types (some exeptions excluded). The color of these animals is mustart yellow to light olive green. In combination with white or purple blotches.
The blotches are black peppered. These animals have a short snout and are very robust.

Rhacodactylus leachianus F1 X F2 Nuu Ana, Fast Line.



Anatoli X Svetlana



     

Rhacodactylus leachianus F1 X F2 Nuu Ana Fast line X DeVosjoli Line.



Pyort X Avatevka



     

Nuu Ami (Island H).
These animals are moss green to brown in color in combination with white blotches. Some animals can also have pink-red or mustard yellow blotches and spots.

Duu Ana (Island I).
These are one of the rarest leachies kept in captivity. It are very robust animals with a very pronounced jaw. This is because they eat shelfish in the wild.
Their color varies from dark green to brown with white blotches. The blotched are peppered.

Isle of Pines.
This is one of the larger henkeli forms. The color varies from mustard yellow to olive green with white bars.

Caanawa (Island K).
These are one of the rarest leachies kept in captivity.in the wild they are probably already extinct due to fire ants.
It are robust geckos with a color that varies from yellow-green to dark green in combination with white of pink bars and blotches.