Cnemaspis otai Das & Bauer, 2000 - Otai’s Day Gecko

Subspecies in India

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

 

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Cnemaspis otai - Otai’s Day Gecko


Type Locality: Vellore (Tamil Nadu)
Rare, known from Vellore (Tamil Nadu) (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2013).

Conservation Status:

 

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


This day gecko can be found in the rocks in scrub forests (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2013). There is no database available for the population and conservation status of the gecko. Habitat destruction by tourism related infrastructure development is a known threat to the habitat of species (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 Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total1

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Cnemaspis otai Das & Bauer, 2000 – Otai’s 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-otai, accessed 2024/02/26.