Cnemaspis sisparensis (Theobald, 1876) - Sispara 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: Nilgiri hills (Tamil Nadu)
Rare, known to be distributed in Western Ghats in Tamil Nadu and Kerala (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/).


This day gecko is known from tropical evergreen forests and mixed dry deciduous forests, mainly inhabits in rocky streambeds (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2013). Tourism related developmental activities are specific threats to the species and its habitat (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2013).
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Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
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Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
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Tripura
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Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Cnemaspis sisparensis (Theobald, 1876) – Sispara 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-sisparensis, accessed 2024/02/27.