The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Phelsuma masohoala Raxworthy & Nussbaum, 1994



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1994

Rediscovered in ?

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Raxworthy C. J. and Nussbaum, R. A. (1994). A partial systematic revision of the day geckos, [i]Phelsuma[/i] Gray, of Madagascar (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 112: 321-335.


Other references:

Glaw, F. and Rakotondrazafy, N. A. (2011). Phelsuma masohoala. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T172803A6921237. Downloaded on 20 December 2016.

Stanley, Richard C. and Raxworthy, Christopher J. (2016). Rediscovery of the Enigmatic Day Gecko [i]Phelsuma masohoala[/i] in Northeast Madagascar. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 11: 402-407.


<< Back to the Sauria (Lizards) database