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Correlophus ciliatus (Crested Gecko, Eyelash Gecko)

Synonyms: Rhacodactylus ciliatus

Wikipedia Abstract

The crested gecko, New Caledonian crested gecko, Guichenot's giant gecko or eyelash gecko, Correlophus ciliatus, is a species of gecko native to southern New Caledonia. This species was thought extinct until it was rediscovered in 1994. Along with several Rhacodactylus species, it is being considered for protected status by the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna. It is popular in the pet trade.
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Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
New Caledonia rain forests France Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
New Caledonia New Caledonia Yes

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)


EC New Caledonia Terra typica: New Caledonia.;

External References



Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License