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Nactus serpensinsula

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA REPTILIA SQUAMATA GEKKONIDAE

Scientific Name: Nactus serpensinsula
Species Authority: (Loveridge, 1951)
Common Name(s):
English Serpent Island Night Gecko
Synonym(s):
Gymnodactylus serpensinsula Loveridge, 1951
Taxonomic Notes: This taxonomic concept includes Nactus durrellii Arnold & Jones, 1994 as a subspecies. This is now considered to be a good species, hence will be assessed separately which means that an assessment of the new concept of N. serpensinsula is required.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Madagascar Reptile & Amphibian Specialist Group
History:
1994 Rare (Groombridge 1994)
1990 Rare (IUCN 1990)
1988 Rare (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1988)
1986 Rare (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1986)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Mauritius
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is listed on CITES Appendix II.

Citation: Madagascar Reptile & Amphibian Specialist Group 1996. Nactus serpensinsula. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 July 2014.
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