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Nactus pelagicus is a species of lizard in the family Gekkonidae. It is also known as the Pacific slender-toed gecko, pelagic gecko, and rock gecko. It is found from the Kai Islands through New Guinea, Melanesia and into the central Pacific, Micronesia, Tuamotu Archipelago, Fiji, Rotuma, Samoa, Solomon Islands, New Caledonia, Loyalty Islands, Vanuatu, Cook Islands, Tonga, Queensland in Australia, Northern Mariana Islands, and Guam.[2]

Nactus pelagicus
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Gekkonidae
Genus: Nactus
N. pelagicus
Binomial name
Nactus pelagicus
(Girard, 1858)
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Cyrtodactylus pelagicus
Gymnodactylus arnouxii
Gymnodactylus pelagicus
Heteronota pelagica
Nactus arnouxii


  1. ^ Zug, G., Allison, A., Hamilton, A. & Tallowin, O. 2018. Nactus pelagicus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T176186A101744263. Downloaded on 13 July 2018.
  2. ^ Nactus pelagicus at the Reptile Database