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Reptilia > Squamata > Gekkota > Gekkonoidea > Gekkonidae > Gekkoninae > Cnemaspis

Cnemaspis ornata (Beddome, 1870) – Ornate Day Gecko

Taxonomic Notes:

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


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Status, Habitat and Habits:

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. 
References:

Reptilia > Squamata > Gekkota > Gekkonoidea > Gekkonidae > Gekkoninae > Cnemaspis


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Jangid, A.K. and A. Kamdar. 2021. Cnemaspis ornata (Beddome, 1870) – Ornate Day Gecko. Khandekar, A., P. Roy, and K. Kunte (eds.). Reptiles of India, v. 1.25. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.indianreptiles.org/sp/702/Cnemaspis-ornata
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