New Species found in Pakkamalai hills
May 28 , 2023
- A team of researchers have identified a new species of rock dwelling large-bodied gecko from the Pakkamalai hills.
- It is in Villupuram district of Tamilnadu near Gingee.
- The new species has been named as Hemidactyluspakkamalaiensis, after the hill where it was first recorded.
- It belongs to the genus Hemidactylus, and it is having large-body size (101–109 mm).