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Cnemaspis yercaudensis DAS & BAUER, 2000

IUCN Red List - Cnemaspis yercaudensis - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesYercaud Day Gecko 
SynonymCnemaspis yercaudensis DAS & BAUER 2000
Cnemaspis yercaudensis — MANAMENDRA-ARACHCHI et al. 2007 
DistributionSE India

Type locality: Yercaud Town (11°48'N; 78°14'E), in the Shevaroyan (Shevroy) Range, Salem District, Tamil Nadu, SW India, 1515 m elevation  
TypesHolotype: ZRC 2.4709 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
  • 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
  • Ganesh, S. R.; M. Arumugam 2016. Species Richness of Montane Herpetofauna of Southern Eastern Ghats, India: A Historical Resume and a Descriptive Checklist Russ. J. Herpetol. 23 (1): 7-24
  • KHANDEKAR, AKSHAY 2019. A new species of rock-dwelling Cnemaspis Strauch, 1887 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Tamil Nadu, southern India. Zootaxa 4571 (3): 383–397 - 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
  • Venugopal, P.D. 2010. An updated and annotated list of Indian lizards (Reptilia: Sauria) based on a review of distribution records and checklists of Indian reptiles. Journal of Threatened Taxa 2 (3): 725-738. - get paper here
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