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Cnemaspis adii SRINIVASULU, KUMAR & SRINIVASULU, 2015

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Adi’s day gecko 
SynonymCnemaspis adii SRINIVASULU, KUMAR & SRINIVASULU 2015 
DistributionIndia (Karnataka)

Type locality: behind Elephant Stable (15°19'16" N, 76°28'20" E; 467 m elevation), Hampi, Karnataka, India  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype. NHM.OU.REP.CN.2–2013, adult male, collected on 16 February 2013 by Aditya Srinivasulu.
Paratypes. NHM.OU.REP.CN.1–2013, adult female, collection details are same as the holotype except collected by Aditya Srinivasulu & Tariq A. Shah. NHM.OU.REP.CN.3–2013, adult male, Sri Krishna Temple (15°19'49" N, 76°27'37" E; 467 m a.s.l), Hampi, Karnataka, India collected on 16 February 2013 by Aditya Srinivasulu & Tariq A. Shah. 
CommentSympatry: Hemidactylus giganteus, Hemidactylus cf. maculatus, and Hemidactylus cf. brookii. 
EtymologyThe species is named after Aditya Srinivasulu, fondly called Adi, who collected the types, and in recognition of his interest in herpetology. 
References
  • SRINIVASULU, CHELMALA; GANDLA CHETHAN KUMAR & BHARGAVI SRINIVASULU 2015. A new species of Cnemaspis (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from Northern Karnataka, India. Zootaxa 3947 (1): 085–098 - get paper here
 
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