Cnemaspis goaensis Sharma, 1976 - Goan Day Gecko

Subspecies in India

This species is listed as Endangered in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/).

 

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Cnemaspis goaensis - Goan Day Gecko


Type Locality: Ponguinim (Canacona, Goa)
Rare, known to be distributed in Goa and Karnataka only (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2013).

Conservation Status:

 

This species is listed as Endangered in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/).


The species prefers moist deciduous forests, and precisely in rotting logs and stones, bark of tress and walls of human habitations (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2013). Very little is known about the population status of the species, but anthropogenic activities such as building and road developments are major reasons to support the decline in the habitat quality of the species (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2013). 

 

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa1
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total1

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Cnemaspis goaensis Sharma, 1976 – Goan Day Gecko. In Kamdar, A. and K. Kunte. (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. v.1.26. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.indianreptiles.org/cnemaspis-goaensis, accessed 2024/03/01.