Cnemaspis wynadensis (Beddome, 1870) - Wynad Day Gecko

Subspecies in India

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

 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Cnemaspis wynadensis - Wynad Day Gecko


Type Locality: Wynaad (Kerala)
Rare, known to be endemic to southern Western Ghats in Kerala 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 is known to be occurred in tropical evergreen forests in Western Ghats (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2013). There is no data available on the population status of the species. A sharp decline in the habitat quality of the species is assessed due to expansion of agriculture, human habitation and tourism related activities (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2013).

 

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
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
Kerala1
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 wynadensis (Beddome, 1870) – Wynad 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-wynadensis, accessed 2024/02/28.