- Holotype: BNHS 2620, adult ♂. collected by Saunak Pal and Mrugank Prabhu on 29 May 2011.
- Type locality: “a boulder next to a stream, near Karuppanadhi dam, Vairavankulam Reserve Forest, Tamil Nadu (9.170°N, 77.277°E; ca. 750 m asl)”.
- Pal, S., Mirza, Z.A., D’Souza, P.M. & Shanker, K. 2021. Diversifying on the Ark: multiple new endemic lineages of dwarf geckos from the Western Ghats provide insights into the systematics and biogeography of South Asian Cnemaspis (Reptilia: Squamata). Zoological Research 42(6): 675–691. DOI: 10.24272/j.issn.2095-8137.2021.074 Reference page.