Cnemaspis heteropholis Bauer, 2002 - Rough-backed Day Gecko

Subspecies in India

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


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Type Locality: Gund (North Kannada, Karnataka)
Common, known to be distributed in Karnataka (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2013).

Conservation Status:


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


The gecko can be found in rocky areas, near streams and culverts (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2013). Areca nut plantations, collection of NTFP & fuelwood from forests are major threats to the species and reasons of habitat degradation as well (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2013).
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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
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
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Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Cnemaspis heteropholis Bauer, 2002 – Rough-backed 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-heteropholis, accessed 2024/06/25.