Cnemaspis ornata (Beddome, 1870) - Ornate Day Gecko

Subspecies in India

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

 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Cnemaspis ornata - Ornate Day Gecko


Type Locality: South Tirunelveli hills (Tamil Nadu)
Rare, known to be distributed in Western Ghats in Tamil Nadu and 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/).


This day gecko is found in pristine high-altitude forests in Western Ghats (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2013). Tourism related developmental Infrastructure in its habitat is major threat to the species (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2013). Not much information is known yet about the species’ population. 

 

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
Kerala11
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total11

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Cnemaspis ornata (Beddome, 1870) – Ornate 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-ornata, accessed 2024/04/14.