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Cnemaspis kolhapurensis GIRI, BAUER & GAIKWAD, 2009

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesKolhapur Day Gecko 
SynonymCnemaspis kolhapurensis GIRI, BAUER & GAIKWAD 2009
Cnemaspis kolhapurensis — LIVIGNI 2013: 305 
DistributionIndia (Maharashtra)

Type locality: under a rock near Dajipur, Kolhapur District, Maharashtra, India (16°22’17” N, 73°51’52” E; 647 m elevation);.  
TypesHolotype: BNHM 1855, adult male, Bombay Natural History Society, Mumbai (BNHS); collected on 6 June 2008 by Ravindra Bhambure and Harish Kulkarni. 
Etymologynamed after the type locality. 
  • Aengals, R.; V.M. Sathish Kumar & Muhamed Jafer Palot 2013. Updated Checklist of Indian Reptiles.
  • Giri, V.B.; Bauer, A.M. & Gaikwad, K.S. 2009. A new ground-dwelling species of Cnemaspis Strauch (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the northern Western Ghats, Maharashtra, India. Zootaxa 2164: 49–60 - get paper here
  • LiVigni, F. (ed.) 2013. A Life for Reptiles and Amphibians, Volume 1. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 495 pp. - get paper here
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