Sispara day gecko

Sispara day gecko
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Sauria
Family: Gekkonidae
Genus: Cnemaspis
Species: C. sisparensis
Binomial name
Cnemaspis sisparensis
(Beddome, 1870)

The Sispara day gecko (Cnemaspis sisparensis) is a species of gecko found in the Nilgiri Hills of India.


It is closely allied to Cnemaspis wynadensis, but the digits much more elongate. Three femoral pores are found on each side. The dorsal tubercles are homogeneous. In color, it is brown, with regular, transverse, dark bands across the body and tail.[1]

From snout to vent, it grows to 2.4 in.

Its type locality is Sholakal, near the bottom of the Sispara Ghat, Nilgiri Hills.


  1. Boulenger, G. A. (1890). Fauna of British India. Reptilia and Batrachia.

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