Cnemaspis kottiyoorensis CYRIAC & UMESH, 2014
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cnemaspis kottiyoorensis?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||Kottiyoor Day Gecko|
|Synonym||Cnemaspis kottiyoorensis CYRIAC & UMESH 2014|
Type locality: Perumalmudi (11°53'56''N 75°54'25.94''E), in the proposed Kottiyoor Wildlife Sanctuary, Kannur District, Kerala
|Types||Holotype: TNHM (H) 13.7.06G80, Adult female collected under a stone by Vivek Philip Cyriac, 13 May 2013.|
Paratypes. TNHM (H) 13.7.06G81, adult male collected from the same locality as holotype, from under a log by Vivek Philip Cyriac, 13 May 2013; TNHM (H) 13.7.06G82, adult male collected from Chandanathodu (11°50'47.81'' N 75°48'32.76'' E), Periya Reserve Forest, Wayanad by Vivek Philip Cyriac and Umesh Pavukandy, June 2013; TNHM (H) 13.7.06G83, adult male collected from Makkimala Reserve Forest (11°52' 10.91'' N 75°57'02.51'' E), Wayanad by Vivek Philip Cyriac, July 2013.
|Etymology||The specific epithet is named after its type locality, Kottiyoor, which is a Reserve Forest in Kannur district of Kerala State. The area is proposed to be elevated to the status of a Wildlife Sanctuary.|
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