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Cnemaspis otai DAS & BAUER, 2000

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesOta’s Day Gecko 
SynonymCnemaspis otai DAS & BAUER 2000
Cnemaspis otai — MANAMENDRA-ARACHCHI et al. 2007 
DistributionSE India (Tamil Nadu)

Type locality: Vellore Fort, Velore (12°56'N, 79°09E), North Arcot District, Tamil Nadu State.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: ZRC 2.4710 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after hidetoshi Ota, Japanese herpetologist. 
References
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Das, I & A. M. Bauer 2000. Two new species of Cnemaspis (Sauria: Gekonidae) from Tamil Nadu, southern India. Russ. J. Herpetol. 7 (1): 17-28 - get paper here
  • DAS, I. & LIM, K.K.P. 2001. Catalogue of herpetological types in the collection of the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, National University of Singapore. Raffles Bull. Zool. 49 (1): 7-11 - get paper here
  • Manamendra-Arachchi, Kelum; Batuwita, Sudesh & Pethiyagoda, Rohan 2007. A taxonomic revision of the Sri Lankan day-geckos (Reptilia: Gekkonidae: Cnemaspis), with description of new species from Sri Lanka and southern India. Zeylanica 7 (1): 9-122
 
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