Smooth knob tail gecko sexing

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  1. Eddie2257

    Eddie2257 Well-Known Member

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    Iv been searching the net a bit to try a find out how to sex my levis levis, I can't really find to much on it but iv heard it has to do with the "bumps" just between the back legs and the tail on the side , from what I can gather the large bumps mean male and small female but I wanted a second opinion.
     

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    I think those "bumps" is the hemipenal bulge on the underside at the base of the tail for males. Correct me if I'm wrong?
     
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    The spurs on it indicate male. But males also have large bumps underneath as well.
     
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    The male will Have 2 Large bulges under the base of the tail with noticeable spurs on the side of the bulges. The female will have a much smaller bulge with no spurs.
     
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    And usually the male is more colourful (vibrant) and the species is sexually dimorphic, the female is considerably bigger than the male. The bulges under the tail also tell and i think back when looking at mine a males tail is smaller than a female's.
     
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    Also photo needs to be from below to show the vent area.
     
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