Geckoella jeyporensis (Beddome, 1877)

Jeypore Indian gecko, Jeypore ground gecko, Patinghe Indian gecko



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Gymnodactylus jeyporensis Beddome, 1878


Conservation Status

Last record: 1877

Rediscovered in 2010

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Beddome, R. H. (1878). Descriptions of new reptiles from the Madras Presidency. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1877: 685-686.


Other references:

Agarwal, Ishan; Aniruddha Datta-Roy; Aaron M. Bauer and Varad B. Giri (2012). Rediscovery of [i]Geckoella jeyporensis[/i] (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Hamadryad 36 (1): 17-24.

Boulenger, G. A. (1885). Catalogue of the Lizards in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. Geckonidae, Eublepharidae, Uroplatidae, Pygopodidae, Agamidae. London: Taylor and Francis. p. 36.

Boulenger, G. A. (1890). Reptilia and Batrachia. Fauna of British India. London: Taylor and Francis. pp. 65–66.

Regalado, Pedro Galán. (2015). Los Anfibios y Reptiles Extinguidos: Herpetofauna Desaparecida Desde el Año 1500. Monografías de la Universidade da Coruña 155: 1-509.


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