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Nactus coindemirensis BULLOCK, ARNOLD & BLOXAM, 1985

IUCN Red List - Nactus coindemirensis - Vulnerable, VU

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common Names 
SynonymNactus coindemirensis BULLOCK, ARNOLD & BLOXAM 1985
Nactus coindemirensis — KLUGE 1993
Nactus (Mascarenogecko) coindemirensis — RÖSLER 2000: 95
Nactus coindemirensis — LIVIGNI 2013: 304 
DistributionMauritius (Gunner's Quoin, Coin de Mire)

Type locality: island of Gunner's Quoin, 5 km north of Mauritius.  
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1983.743, female 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality, locally called Coin de Mire. 
  • Arnold, E.N. & C.G. JONES 1994. The night geckos of the genus Nactus in the Mascarene Islands with a description of the distictive population on Round Island. Dodo 30: 119-131.
  • Bullock D J; Arnold E N; Bloxam Q 1985. A new endemic gecko (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from Mauritius. Journal of Zoology SERIES A 206(4) 1985: 591-599
  • Bullock, David J. 1986. The Ecology and Conservation of Reptiles on Round Island and Gunner's Quoin, Mauritius. Biological Conservation 37: 135 156 - get paper here
  • Kraus, Fred 2005. The genus Nactus (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae): a phylogenetic analysis and description of two new species from the Papuan Region. Zootaxa 1061:1-28 - get paper here
  • LiVigni, F. (ed.) 2013. A Life for Reptiles and Amphibians, Volume 1. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 495 pp. - get paper here
  • PROBST, J-M. & TEZIER, R. 1998. Découverte d’une population de Nactus coindimerensis sur le rocher aux Pigeons. Bulletin Phaethon, 8 : 102.
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
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