Cnemaspis girii MIRZA, PAL, BHOSALE & SANAP, 2014
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cnemaspis girii?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||Giri’s Day Gecko|
|Synonym||Cnemaspis girii MIRZA, PAL, BHOSALE & SANAP 2014|
Type locality: INDIA, Maharashtra, Satara district, Kass plateau (17°43'25.57"N, 73°49'9.44"E, elevation 1,203 m.
|Types||Holotype: BNHS = BNHM 2299, adult male, collected by Harshal Bhosale & Zeeshan Mirza, 25 January 2013.|
Paratypes: male BNHS 2079 H. Bhosale and N. Chandak, female BNHS 2078 collected by H. Bhosale and N. Chandak, male BNHS 2081 collected by A. Shaikh, female BNHS 2080 collected by S. Chikane. All specimens collected on 29 July 2010,three males CESL 856–858, 1 female CESL 855, collected by Harshal Bhosale & Zeeshan Mirza, 25 January 2013. Locality data same as for holotype.
|Comment||Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).|
|Etymology||The specific epithet is a patronym, honouring Dr. Varad Giri of Bombay Natural History Society for his immense contribution to Indian herpetology and continued support to the authors.|
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