Lepidodactylus gardineri Boulenger, 1897

Rotuma forest gecko



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1987

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Rotuma Island, Fiji


Biology & Ecology










Brodie, G., Barker, G.M., Stevens, F. and Fiu, M. 2014. Preliminary re-survey of the land snail fauna of Rotuma: conservation and biosecurity implications. Pacific Conservation Biology 20(1): 94-107.

Morrison, C. 2003. A Field Guide to the Herpetofauna of Fiji. Institute of Applied Sciences, University of the South Pacific, Fiji.

Oliver, P.M. & Fisher, R. 2021. Lepidodactylus gardineri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2021: e.T196577A192973261. Accessed on 06 July 2022.

Zug, G.R. 2013. Reptiles and Amphibians of the Pacific Islands. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Zug, G.R., Springer, V.G., Williams, J.T. and Johnson, G.D. 1989. The vertebrates of Rotuma and surrounding waters. Atoll Research Bulletin 316: 25.


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