INDIA
2001


"The Cobra's Revenge"

 

EXPEDITION RESULTS

HERP LIFE LIST
Bufonidae True toads    
Duttaphrynus melanostictus Common Asian toad    
Duttaphrynus microtympanum Southern hill Asian toad    
Dicroglossidae Asian bullfrogs    
Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis Indian skipper frog    
Hoplobatrachus tigerinus Indian bullfrog    
Ranidae True frogs    
Hylarana aurantiaca Golden frog    
Ranixalidae Indian leaping frogs    
Indirana brachytarsus Short-legged leaping frog    
Rhacophoridae Foam-nest treefrogs    
Polypedetes maculatus Common Indian treefrog    
Microhylidae Narrow-mouthed toads    
Kaloula taprobanica Sri Lankan painted frog    
       
Geoemydidae Asian hard-shelled turtles    
Melanochelys trijuga trijuga Indian black turtle    
Crocodilidae Crocodiles  
Crocodylus porosus Saltwater crocodile  
Gekkonidae True geckos  
Cnemaspis kandianus Kandian day gecko  
Hemidactylus brookei Brook's Asian house gecko  
Hemidactylus frenatus Common house gecko  
Hemidactylus leschenaulti Leschenault's bark gecko  
Hemidactylus maculatus maculatus Northern spotted gecko  
Scincidae Skinks  
Eutropis carinata carinata Common keeled skink  
Eutropis macularia macularia Eastern bronze skink  
Lygosoma punctata Spotted supple skink  
Ristella guentheri Gunther's cat skink  
Agamidae Agamas  
Calotes rouxii Roux's forest lizard  
Calotes versicolor Common garden lizard  
Chameleonidae Chameleons  
Chameleo zeylanicus Indian chameleon  
Varanidae Monitor lizards  
Varanus salvator macromaculatus South Asian water monitor lizard  
Typhlopidae Blindsnakes DOR
Live
Ramphotyphlops braminus Brahminy blindsnake  
2
Colubridae Typical snakes  
Ahaetulla nasuta Long-nosed vinesnake  
1
Boiga ceylonicus Sri Lankan catsnake  
1
Coelognathus helena Trinket snake  
1
Lycodon aulicus Common wolfsnake  
1
Lycodon travancoricus Travancore wolfsnake  
1
Ptyas mucosa Dharman ratsnake 1DOR
8
Natricidae Keelbacks  
Amphiesma beddomei Beddome's keelback  
1
Xenochrophis piscator Chequered keelback  
1
Homalopsidae Mud & Mangrove snakes  
Cerberus rynchops Dog-faced watersnake 1DOR
1
Elapidae Cobras & their kin  
Bungarus caeruleus Common krait 1DOR
Naja naja Common Indian cobra  
3
Ophiophagus hannah King cobra  
2
Viperidae Vipers & pitvipers  
Daboia russelii South Asian Russell's viper  
1
Hypnale hypnale Hump-nose pitviper  
3
Trimeresurus malabaricus Malabar pitviper  
1
 
individual snake count =
3
28
Frogs = 8 spp.; Turtles = 1 sp.; Crocodilians = 1 sp.; Lizards = 13 spp.; Snakes = 16 spp; Total = 39 species