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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
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  
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.

Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyThe species is named after Aditya Srinivasulu, fondly called Adi, who collected the types, and in recognition of his interest in herpetology. 
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • 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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