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Reptilia > Squamata > Gekkota > Gekkonoidea > Gekkonidae > Gekkoninae > Hemidactylus

Hemidactylus sataraensis Giri & Bauer, 2008 – Satara Gecko

Taxonomic Notes:

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


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Type Locality: Chalakewadi (Satara, Maharashtra)
Common in monsoon, known localities are Chalakewadi and Thoseghar (Satara, Maharashtra) (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 can be found in open, sparsely vegetated plateaus in moist montane forest and under rocks (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2013). Tourism and windmills in the region are considered as potential threats to the species (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2013). Species distribution and population related monitoring are urgently needed.
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Reptilia > Squamata > Gekkota > Gekkonoidea > Gekkonidae > Gekkoninae > Hemidactylus


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Jangid, A.K. and A. Kamdar. 2020. Hemidactylus sataraensis Giri & Bauer, 2008 – Satara Gecko. Khandekar, A., P. Roy, and K. Kunte (eds.). Reptiles of India, v. 1.25. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.indianreptiles.org/sp/765/Hemidactylus-sataraensis
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