Taxon profile


New Caledonia Giant Gecko
Rhacodactylus leachianus (Cuvier, 1829)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes »  family Diplodactylidae »  genus Rhacodactylus

Scientific synonyms

Ascalabotes leachianus Cuvier, 1829
Pteroplura leachianus Gray, 1831
Lomatodactylus leachianus Van der Hoeven, 1833
Platydactylus leachianus Wiegmann, 1834
Hoplodactylus leachianus Fitzinger, 1843
Gecko leachianus
Gecko leachii Schinz, 1834

Least Concern LC


juvenile animal

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Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Rhacodactylus leachianus aubrianus Bocage, 1873
subspecies Rhacodactylus leachianus henkeli Seipp & Obst, 1994

Rhacodactylus leachianus henkeli

subspecies Rhacodactylus leachianus leachianus (Cuvier, 1829)

Rhacodactylus leachianus leachianus

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [176166]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Rhacodactylus leachianus (Cuvier, 1829)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018

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