PERU
2003


"Amazon Snake Mystery"

 

EXPEDITION RESULTS

HERP LIFE LIST
Bufonidae Toads    
Rhinella dapsilis Sharp-nosed toad    
Rhinella margaritifera Crested forest toad    
Rhinella marina Marine toad    
Leptodactylidae South American bullfrogs    
Leptodactylus andreae Lowland chirping frog    
Dendrobatidae Dart poison frogs & rocket frogs    
Allophryne marchesianus Ucayali rocket frog    
Hylidae Treefrogs    
Dendropsophus leali Plain treefrog    
       
Gekkonidae Geckos    
Hemidactylus mabouia Cosmopolitan house gecko    
Sphaerodactylidae South American geckos    
Gonatodes humeralis Common bent-toed gecko    
Scincidae Skinks    
Mabuya nigropunctata Black-spotted skink    
Gymnophthalmidae Micro-teiids    
Bachia trisanale trisanale Northern Peruvian worm-teiid    
Prionodactylus manicatus bolivianus Slender eyed lizard    
Teiidae Macro-teiids    
Ameiva ameiva ameiva Common ameiva    
Kentropyx altamazonica Upper Amazon savanna whiptail lizard    
Kentropyx pelviceps Western forest whiptail lizard    
Tupinambis teguixin Black and white tegu    
Iguanidae Iguanids    
Anolis fuscoauratus fuscoauratus Slender anole    
Plica umbra ochrocollaris Olive tree-runner    
Boidae Boas    
Epicrates cenchria Amazonian rainbow boa   2
Colubridae Typical snakes    
Imantodes cenchoa Blunt-headed treesnake   1
Oxyrhopus petola digitalis Amazon banded calico snake   2
Pseudoboa coronata Amazon scarlet snake   1
Viperidae Vipers    
Bothrops atrox Common lancehead   1
 
individual snake count =
7
Frogs = 6 spp.; Lizards = 11 spp.; Snakes = 5 spp; Total = 22 species