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


Pacific Brown Gecko

Pazifischer Braungecko

Pacifisk Brungekko

1867 Dactylocnemis Steindachner (type species: Naultinus pacificus Gray 1842)
Contents: 1 species, which is endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of Hoplodactylus (e.g., Bauer 1994). Revalidated by Nielsen, Bauer, Jackman, Hitchmough & Daugherty (2011), who indicated that the genus may include five as yet undescribed species.
Distribution: As for the single species.

Dactylocnemis pacificus

Pacific Brown Gecko, Common Brown Gecko, Pacific Gecko, Wellington Gecko

Pazifischer Braungecko

Pacifisk Brungekko

1842 Naultinus pacificus Gray
Platydactylus pacificus Duméril in Duméril & Duméril 1851
Dactylocnemis pacificus Steindachner 1867
Hoplodactylus pacificus Boulenger 1885
1857 Hoplodactylus pomarii Girard (Bauer 1994)
1861 Dactylocnemis wüllerstorfi Fitzinger (Bauer 1994)

Remarks: Previously included Woodworthia brunnea. Bavay's (1869) records from New Caledonia presumably refer to Bavayia cyclura (Bauer & Sadlier 2000).
Distribution: New Zealand (North Island [incl. Three Kings Islands]).