Gecko in Wikipedia
Gecko. - Probable translation of the 'anãqah of the Hebrews, generally rendered in our versions by shrew-mouse, for which it seems it should be substituted. The gecko, ptyodactylus gecko of the naturalists, is common in Israel.
Lizard in Wikipedia
Lizard. - Immense is the number of these reptiles in Israel; no less than 44 species are found there, Among those mentioned in the Bible we may cite:
(1) The Letã'ah, general name of the lizard, applied especially to the common lizard, the green lizard, the blind worm, etc.;
(2) the chõmét, or sand lizard;
(3) the çãb, or dább of the Arabs (uromastix spinipes);
(4) the kõâh, the divers kinds of monitor (psammosaurus scincus, hydrosaurus niloticus, etc.);
(5) the 'anãqah or gecko;
(6) the semãmîth or stellio.