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Hemidactylus

Bengaluru | Dec 20, 2018
Photo: Hemidactylus  vijayraghavani sp. by Zeeshan A. Mirza

A newly discovered species of ground-dwelling gecko from Karnataka has been named Hemidactylus vijayraghavani, after Prof K VijayRaghavan, the Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India. Mr Zeeshan A. Mirza, a researcher from Prof VijayRaghavan’s lab at the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bengaluru, is the person behind this discovery.

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Bengaluru | Aug 27, 2018
Photo : Vignesh Kamath / Research Matters

Researchers from National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bengaluru, Fergusson College, Pune and Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Gujarat unravel the taxonomy of Hemidactylus triedrus, commonly known as the termite hill gecko.

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Bengaluru | Jun 26, 2018
Hemidactylus paaragowli | Image Credits: Saunak Pal

A new addition to the list of endemic reptiles is a rock-dwelling gecko named Hemidactylus paaragowli, discovered in the hills of Kerala. 

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