Cnemaspis australis

Cnemaspis australis

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Cnemaspis australis

Cnemaspis australis, also known as the Southern Travancore day gecko, is a species of gecko endemic to Agasthyamalai Hills of the Southern Western Ghats, in the states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala in South India. It lives in rock boulders and is a evergreen forest dwelling diurnal, insectivorous and oviparous species. This species was previously confused with another gecko Mysore day gecko till a study in 2007 proved it to be a new species.

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1. Cnemaspis australis Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cnemaspis_australis
2. Cnemaspis australis on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/194093/2297745

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