Fuagea

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Fuagea is an islet located in the archipelago of Tuvalu in the south-western part of the atoll of Funafuti.[1][2]

Fuagea (also known as Fuakea), is part of the Funafuti Conservation Area, established in 1996 with the aim of preserving the natural fauna and flora of the area.

Lepidodactylus tepukapili is a species of gecko, which has been located on Fuagea and on Tepuka.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Admiralty Nautical Chart 2983 Tuvalu - Funafuti atoll. United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO).
  2. ^ Lal, Andrick. South Pacific Sea Level & Climate Monitoring Project - Funafuti atoll (PDF). SPC Applied Geoscience and Technology Division (SOPAC Division of SPC). p. 70. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-02-03.
  3. ^ George R. Zug; Dick Watling; Tataua Alefaio; Semese Alefaio & Claudia Ludescher (2003). "A new gecko (Reptilia: Squamata: Genus Lepidodactylus) from Tuvalu, South-central Pacific". Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 116 (1): 38–46. S2CID 38959270.
  4. ^ "Lepidodactylus tepukapili Zug, Watling, Alefaio, Alefaio & Ludescher" (PDF). polynesian diversity. 12 February 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 25 May 2019.

Coordinates: 8°34′31″S 179°03′58″E / 8.57528°S 179.06611°E / -8.57528; 179.06611