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Nactus galgajuga (INGRAM, 1978)

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Black Mountain Slender-toed Gecko 
SynonymCyrtodactylus galgajuga INGRAM 1978: 142
Nactus galgajuga — KLUGE 1983
Nactus galgajuga — KLUGE 1993
Nactus galgajuga — COGGER 2000: 251
Nactus (Nactus) galgajuga — RÖSLER 2000: 95
Nactus galgajuga — PAPENFUSS et al. 2010 
DistributionAustralia (NE Queensland)

Type locality: nr Black Mountain (15°40’S 145°14’E), Trevethan Range, 22km S Cooktown, Queensland  
TypesHolotype: QM J29474 (GJ Ingram & D Miller 1.i.1977). Paratype: AM R70110. 
CommentAbundance: only known from the type locality (Meiri et al. 2017). 
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp. - get paper here
  • Cogger, H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • HEINICKE, MATTHEW P.; ELI GREENBAUM, TODD R. JACKMAN, AARON M. BAUER 2010. Molecular Phylogenetics of Pacific Nactus (Squamata: Gekkota: Gekkonidae) and the Diphyly of Australian Species. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 61 (17): 633-646 - get paper here
  • Ingram,G. 1978. A new species of gecko, genus Cyrtodactylus, from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia. Victorian Naturalist 95: 142-146 - 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
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
  • Zug, G.R. & Fisher, R.N. 2012. A preliminary assessment of the Nactus pelagicus species group (Squamata: Gekkonidae) in New Guinea and a new species from the Admiralty Islands. Zootaxa 3257: 22–37 - get paper here
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