SPAIN 2011

 

Spanish Photo-Herp Trip
Madrid

April 12th to 16th 2011


Herp Life List

 

HERP CHECK LIST
Alytidae Midwife toads  
Alytes cisternasii Iberian midwife toad  
Bufonidae Toads  
Bufo bufo bufo Common toad  
Epidalea calamita Natterjack toad  
Hylidae Treefrogs  
Hyla molleri Iberian treefrog  
Salamandridae Newts  
Pleurodeles waltl Iberian ribbed newt  
Triturus pygmaeus Southern marbled newt  
     
Emydidae Euro-American turtles  
Emys orbicularis fritzjuergenobsti Iberian pond terrapin  
Gekkonidae Geckos  
Tarentola mauritanica Moorish gecko  
Lacertidae Old World lizards  
Podarcis hispanica hispanica Iberian wall lizard  
Psammodromus algirus Large Psammodromus  
Timon lepidus lepidus Eyed lizard  
Scincidae Skinks  
Chalcides bedriagai bedriagai Bedriaga's skink  
Chalcides striatus Western three-toed skink  
Blanidae Mediterranean worm-lizards  
Blanus cinereus Iberian worm-lizard  
Colubridae Typical snakes  
Rhinechis scalaris Ladder snake 1/2 (1 dor)
Natricidae Watersnakes  
Natrix maura Viperine watersnake 8/8
Viperidae Vipers  
Vipera latastei latastei Lataste's viper 1/3
     
Total = Frogs = 5 spp.; Newts = 2 spp.; Turtles = 1 sp.; Lizards = 5 spp.; Worm-lizards = 1 sp.; Snakes = 3 spp.; Total = 18 species

Third column for snakes: 1/2 = two specimens seen but only one captured; figure in brackets indicates number of road-killed (dead on road) specimens recorded.

First records:
12 April - Chalcides striatus; Psammodromus algirus; Triturus pygmaeus; Hyla molleri; Podarcis hispanicus hispanicus; Epidalea calamita; Blanus cinereus; Timon lepidus lepidus; Tarentola mauritanica; Pelophylax perezi; Pleurodeles waltl; Emys orbicularis fritzjuergenobsti; Natrix maura
13 April - Chalcides bedriagai; Vipera latastei
14 April - Rhinechis scalaris
15 April - Bufo bufo bufo; Alytes cisternasii