Hemidactylus sataraensis Giri & Bauer, 2008 - Satara 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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Hemidactylus sataraensis - Satara Gecko


Type Locality: Chalakewadi (Satara, Maharashtra)
Common in monsoon, known localities are Chalakewadi and Thoseghar (Satara, Maharashtra) (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2013).

Conservation Status:

 

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


The gecko can be found in open, sparsely vegetated plateaus in moist montane forest and under rocks (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2013). Tourism and windmills in the region are considered as potential threats to the species (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2013). Species distribution and population related monitoring are urgently needed.

 

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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
Maharashtra221
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total221

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Hemidactylus sataraensis Giri & Bauer, 2008 – Satara 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/hemidactylus-sataraensis, accessed 2024/03/01.