Nactus kunan

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Nactus kunan

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Gekkonoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Gekkota
Infraordo: Gekkomorpha
Superfamilia: Gekkonoidea

Familia: Gekkonidae
Subfamilia: Gekkoninae
Genus: Nactus
Species: Nactus kunan

Name[edit]

  • Nactus kunan Fisher & Zug, 2012
Holotype: USNM 576300, adult female, collected by Robert N. Fisher and villagers from Sohoniliu Village, 26 May 2010.
Type locality: Papua New Guinea, Admiralty Islands, Manus Island, Sohoniliu Village (2.11296°S 147.14912°E).
Etymology: The name comes from the Tokples people’s (Nali language) term for bumblebee; this is in reference to the striking bicolor yellow and black banding of holotype.

References[edit]

  • Zug, G.R.; Fisher, R.N. 2012: A preliminary assessment of the Nactus pelagicus species group (Squamata: Gekkonidae) in New Guinea and a new species from the Admiralty Islands. Zootaxa, 3257: 22–37. Preview PDF