Rabida Gecko

Galapagos Wildlife: Rabida Gecko © Island Conservation

Rabida Gecko © Island Conservation

Species Data

Common Name Rabida gecko
Scientific Name Phyllodactylus sp
Spanish Name Gecko de rabida
Conservation Status

Galapagos Graphics: IUCN Red List Critically Endangered © Dan Wright

Critically Endangered 



Size Unknown
Average Lifespan Uknown
Predators Rats
Food Unknown
Animal Class Reptile

Species Overview

Until 2012 the Rabida gecko was presumed extinct with the only evidence for their existence in fossils. However after the eradication of rats on Rábida in 2011 this species was re-discovered. Found only on the Rábida little is currently known about this species.

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