PAPUA NEW GUINEA 2010

 

EXPEDITION RESULTS
February 12th to March 25th 2010
Herp Life List

 

HERP LIFE LIST
Hylidae Treefrogs  
Litoria chloristona Little green treefrog  
Litoria congenita Southern treefrog  
Litoria infrafrenata White-lipped treefrog  
Ranidae True frogs  
Hylarana arfaki Arfak Mountain frog  
Hylarana daemali Papuan wood frog  
Bufonidae True frogs  
Rhinella marina Cane toad introduced
     
Gekkonidae Geckos  
Hemidactylus frenatus Common house gecko introduced
Gehyra mutilata Mutilated gecko  
Nactus cf. pelagicus Pelagic gecko  
Pygopodidae Scaly-feet  
Lialis burtonis Burton's snake-lizard  
Scincidae Skinks  
Carlia macfarlani Papuan litter skink  
Carlia bicarinata Eastern bicarinate four-fingered skink  
Carlia luctuosa Black-cowled four-fingered skink  
Cryptoblepharus yulensis Yule Island snake-eyed skink  
Emoia obscura Dusky skink  
Emoia kordoana New Guinea tree skink  
Emoia jakati Jobi River skink  
Glaphyromorphus nigricaudis Black-tailed skink  
Sphenomorphus cf. fragilis Slender forest skink  
Tiliqua gigas evanescens Southern giant blue-tongue skink  
Agamidae Dragons  
Diporiphora bilineata Two-striped dragon  
Lophognathus temporalis Two striped lashtail dragon  
Varanidae Monitor lizards  
Varanus jobiensis Peach-throat monitor evaded capture
Varanus panoptes horni Papuan savanna argus monitor evaded capture
Typhlopidae Blindsnakes  
Ramphotyphlops braminus Brahminy blindsnake introduced
Pythonidae Pythons  
Leiopython hoserae Southern white-lipped python  
Morelia spilota harrisoni New Guinea carpet python DOR only
Colubridae Typical snakes  
Boiga irregularis Brown treesnake  
Dendrelaphis punctulatus Common treesnake DOR only
Stegonotus cucullatus Slatey-grey snake  
Natricidae Watersnakes  
Tropidonophis mairii mairii Eastern common keelback  
Elapidae Venomous snakes  
Demansia vestigiata Black whipsnake  
Furina tristis Brown-headed snake  
Oxyuranus scutellatus canni Papuan taipan  
     
Frogs = 6 spp.; Lizards = 18 spp.; Snakes = 10 spp.; Total = 34 species

"DOR only" refers to species only recorded as 'dead on road'.