Rough gecko

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Rough gecko
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Nationally Vulnerable (NZ TCS)[1]
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Diplodactylidae
Genus: Naultinus
Species: N. rudis
Binomial name
Naultinus rudis
(Fischer, 1882)

The rough gecko, Naultinus rudis, is a species of gecko in the family Gekkonidae native to New Zealand.[2] It is endemic to the Kaikōura Ranges.[3]

Conservation status[edit]

As of 2012 the Department of Conservation (DOC) classified the Rough gecko as Nationally Vulnerable under the New Zealand Threat Classification System.[1]


  1. ^ a b Hitchmough, Rod; Anderson, Peter; Barr, Ben; Monks, Jo; Lettink, Marieke; Reardon, James; Tocher, Mandy; Whitaker, Tony. "Conservation status of New Zealand reptiles, 2012" (PDF). Department of Conservation. The Government of New Zealand. Retrieved 18 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "Naultinus rudis (Fischer, 1882) Rough Gecko". The New Zealand Herpetological Society Website. The New Zealand Herpetological Society. Retrieved 19 July 2015. 
  3. ^ Wilson, Kerry-Jayne. "Lizards - Lizards in their environment". Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved 19 July 2015.