Cnemaspis nairi Inger, Marx & Koshy, 1984 - Ponmudi 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: Ponmudi (Kerala)
Rare, known to be endemic to southern Western Ghats in 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/).


The day gecko can be found in dry deciduous forests, precisely in dry leaf-litter and in tree-holes in wet evergreen forests and walls of buildings and rocks (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2013). Population related data of the species is not known yet. Habitat degradation due to infrastructure development is known threat to the species and its habitats (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2013).
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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
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Cnemaspis nairi Inger, Marx & Koshy, 1984 – Ponmudi 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-nairi, accessed 2024/05/25.