GEKKONIDAE gen. et. sp. indet. #1
Taxonomy & Nomenclature
"Rodrigues is now known to have also harboured two endemic Nactus geckos and two endemic geckos of unknown affinity. Rats were a scourge to the earliest visitors on Rodrigues and probably accounted for the extinction of all of the endemic lizards on mainland Rodrigues"
(Cheke & Hume, 2008:242)
Rodrigues, Mascarene Islands
Biology & Ecology
Cheke, Anthony and Hume, Julian Pender. (2008). Lost Land of the Dodo. New Haven & London: Yale University Press. 464 pp. [p. 242]