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Nactus vankampeni (BRONGERSMA, 1933)

IUCN Red List - Nactus vankampeni - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Vankampen's Gecko 
SynonymGymnodactylus vankampeni BRONGERSMA 1933: 252
Phyllurus vankampeni — UNDERWOOD 1954
Gymnodactylus (Underwoodisaurus) vankampeni — WERMUTH 1965
Cyrtodactylus vankampeni — BROWN & PARKER 1973
Nactus vankampeni — KLUGE 1983
Nactus (Nactus) vankampeni — RÖSLER 2000: 96
Nactus vankampeni — PAPENFUSS et al. 2010 
DistributionN/E Papua New Guinea (Modderlust),
Indonesia (Irian Jaya)

Type locality: Modderlust, NW New Guinea.  
TypesHolotype: ZMA.RENA 10982 
EtymologyNamed after Pieter Nicolaas Van Kampen (1878-1937), a Dutch herpetologist and ichthyologist who was Professor of Zoology, Universiteit Leiden, until his retirement (1931). 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Brongersma, L. D. 1933. A new gecko of the genus Gymnodactylus from New Guinea. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (10) 11: 252—253. - get paper here
  • Brown, Walter C. & Parker, Fred 1973. A new species of Cyrtodactylus (Gekkonidae) from New Guinea with a key to species from the island. Breviora (417): 1-7 - get paper here
  • Daan, S. & Hillenius,D. 1966. Catalogue of the type specimens of amphibians and reptiles in the Zoological Museum, Amsterdam. Beaufortia 13: 117-144
  • 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
  • Jackman, Todd R.; Aaron M. Bauer, Eli Greenbaum 2008. Phylogenetic relationships of geckos of the genus Nactus and their relatives (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Acta Herpetologica 3 (1): 1-18
  • 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
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Rösler, H., Glaw, F.& R. Günther 2005. Aktualisierte Liste der Geckos von Neuguinea (Sauria: Geckonidae: Gekkoninae) mit vorläufiger Charakterisierung von neun Formen aus den Gattungen Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827, Gehyra Gray, 1834 und Nactus Kluge, 1983. Gekkota 5: 33-64 - get paper here
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