Ornate day gecko

The ornate day gecko (Cnemaspis ornata) is a species of gecko found in southern India (Tirunelveli and Anaimalai Hills, Malabar, Travancore).

Ornate day gecko
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Gekkonidae
Genus: Cnemaspis
C. ornata
Binomial name
Cnemaspis ornata
(Beddome, 1870)


  1. Srinivasulu, B. & Srinivasulu, C. 2013. Cnemaspis ornata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T172662A1361832. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2013-1.RLTS.T172662A1361832.en. Downloaded on 04 January 2018.
  • Beddome, R.H. 1870 Descriptions of some new lizards from the Madras Presidency. Madras Monthly J. Med. Sci. 1: 30-35