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Citation: Midtgaard, Rune. RepFocus - A Survey of the Reptiles of the World. (www.repfocus.dk).
Latest update: December 31st, 2022.

Taxonomy of the family Diplodactylidae
Bibliography of the genus Correlophus
Biodiversity of the family Diplodactylidae


New Caledonian Crested Giant Geckos

Neukaledonische Kammgeckos

Nycaledoniske Kamgekkoer

1866 Correlophus Guichenot (type species: Correlophus ciliatus Guichenot 1866)
Contents: 3 species, all of which are endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Remarks: Previously included in Rhacodactylus (e.g., Bauer 1994). Revalidated by Bauer, Jackman, Sadlier & Whitaker (2012).
Distribution: New Caledonia (Grande Terre, Belep Islands [Art Islet], Isle of Pines).

Correlophus belepensis

Belep Islands Giant Gecko



2012 Correlophus belepensis Bauer, Jackman, Sadlier & Whitaker

Distribution: New Caledonia (Belep Islands: Art Islet)

Correlophus ciliatus

Crested Giant Gecko



1866 Correlophus ciliatus Guichenot
Rhacodactylus ciliatus Boulenger 1883

Distribution: New Caledonia (Grande Terre, Isle of Pines).

Correlophus sarasinorum

Prony Giant Gecko, (Sarasins' Giant Gecko)

Sarasins Gecko


1913 Rhacodactylus sarasinorum Roux
Correlophus sarasinorum Bauer, Jackman, Sadlier & Whitaker 2012

Distribution: New Caledonia (Grande Terre).