Cyrtodactylus jeyporensis (Beddome, 1878) - Jaipore Ground Gecko

Subspecies in India

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

 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Cyrtodactylus jeyporensis - Jaipore Ground Gecko


Type Locality: Patinghe hills (Jeypore, Odisha)
Rare, endemic to Eastern Ghats, distribution recorded from Patinghe hills (Odisha) and Galikonda (Andhra Pradesh) (Srinivasulu et al., 2018).

Conservation Status:

 

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


The species inhabits in semi-evergreen high-altitude forests and coffee plantation, and can be observed in woods on top of hills and under rocks within its distribution range (Srinivasulu et al., 2018). Ecology and population of species are not well known yet. Deforestation and land conversion, grazing, fuel wood collection, bauxite mining and forest fires are major listed threats to the species and its habitat (Srinivaulu et al., 2018).

 

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh2
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
Total2

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Cyrtodactylus jeyporensis (Beddome, 1878) – Jaipore Ground 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/cyrtodactylus-jeyporensis, accessed 2024/05/19.