Cnemaspis jerdonii (Theobald, 1868) - Jerdon’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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Type Locality: Not Mentioned in the type specimen (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2013)
Rare, known to be found in Western Ghats in Tamil Nadu 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 gecko is known from wet and humid forested areas of the Western Ghats in Tamil Nadu (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2013). There is no data available on the population status of the species, although the known habitats of the species are facing decline in the quality due to anthropogenic activities and land conversion into plantation areas (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 Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Cnemaspis jerdonii (Theobald, 1868) – Jerdon’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-jerdonii, accessed 2024/05/25.