Cnemaspis indica Gray, 1846 - Indian 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 indica - Indian Day Gecko


Type Locality: Madras Presidency
Common, known from Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala (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 species have been recorded from wet evergreen forests in Western Ghats (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2013). Population status and threat related information are not much available; however, tourism related infrastructure developmental activities are known to be a factor, which declining the habitat quality of the species (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
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu11
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total11

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Cnemaspis indica Gray, 1846 – Indian 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-indica, accessed 2024/05/25.