(Last Updated on : 25/02/2016)
Wyanad Day Gecko is an Indian Reptile
that bears a scientific name "Cnemaspis wynadensis"
is a species of geckos found in Wyanad District
of South India states, Kerala
Category of Wyanad Day Gecko
Wyanad Day Gecko has a similar habit to C. Indicus.
Basal Part of Wyanad Day Gecko
The basal part of the digits of Wyanad Day Gecko are beneath, with very small scales, and the two distal scales only being a little enlarged and plate-like.
Head of Wyanad Day Gecko
The head of Wyanad Day Gecko is covered with very small granules, which are keeled on the snout.
Upper Surface of Wyanad Day Gecko
The upper surface of Wyanad Day Gecko has large round granules, each with a raised central point or short keel, largest on the sides. These tubercles are either homogeneous or intermixed with much smaller ones and occur as specimens that are intermediate in this respect. No great importance can be attached to this difference.
Scales of Wyanad Day Gecko
The abdominal scales are smooth. It has six upper and seven or eight lower labials. Males have four or five femoral pores on each side.
Tail of Wyanad Day Gecko
The tail of Wyanad Day Gecko is generally median series of transversely dilated plates below.
Colour of Wyanad Day Gecko
Wyanad day gecko is brown in colour above, marbled with darker and lighter; the median dorsal line is sometimes lighter and dark-bordered; its underside is brownish, and the throat is brown-marbled; the tail underside is dark brown, and usually lighter spotted.
Structure of Wyanad Day Gecko
Wyanad Day Gecko grows to 1.6 inches (4.1 cm); the tail is 1.8 inches (4.6 cm) from snout to vent.
Habitat of Wyanad Day Gecko
Wyanad Day Gecko is widely concentrated in the Wynaad District of Kerala and hill-ranges further south, in moist forests.