Victor Valley College Tropical Research Initiative
Herpetofauna of Timor-Leste
Phase V

January 18th to July 5th 2011
Herp Life List

Bufonidae Toads  
Duttaphrynus melanostictus Asian black-spined toad introduced
Dicroglossidae Modern true frogs  
Fejervarya spp. Rice paddy frogs species-complex
Limnonectes timorensis Timor river frog  
Hylidae True treefrogs  
Litoria everetti Timor treefrog  
Rhacophoridae Foam-nesting treefrogs  
Polypedates cf. leucomystax Striped treefrogs  
Cheloniidae Sea turtles  
Eretmochelys imbricata bissa Pacific hawksbill sea turtle discarded carapace
Crocodylidae Crocodiles  
Crocodylus porosus Saltwater crocodile captives
Agamidae Dragons  
Draco timoriensis Timor flying lizard  
Gekkonidae Geckos  
Cyrtodactylus sp. 4 Bent-toed gecko new species
Cyrtodactylus sp. 5 Bent-toed gecko new species
Gehyra cf. mutilata Mutilated gecko introduced
Gekko gecko gecko Tokay gecko introduced
Hemidactylus frenatus Common house gecko introduced
Hemidactylus platyurus Flat-tailed house gecko introduced
Hemidactylus cf. tenkatei Roti house gecko introduced
Scincidae Skinks  
Carlia sp.2 Four-fingered skinks new species
Carlia sp.3 Four-fingered skinks new species
Cryptoblepharus sp. 3 Meleotegi snake-eyed skink new species
Cryptoblepharus sp. 4 Coastal snake-eyed skink new species
Eremiscincus sp.2 Night skinks new species
Eremiscincus sp.3 Night skinks new species
Eutropis cf. multifasciata Many-banded skink  
Lamprolepis cf. smaragdina Emerald tree skink  
Sphenomorphus melanopogon Forest skinks new species
Sphenomorphus sp.3 Forest skinks new species
Sphenomorphus sp.4 Forest skinks new species
Sphenomorphus sp.6 Forest skinks new species
Varanidae Monitor lizards  
Varanus timorensis Timor monitor lizard  
Colubridae Typical snakes  
Dendrelaphis inornatus timorensis Timor bronzeback evaded capture
Lycodon capucinus Common wolfsnake  
Typhlopidae Blindsnakes  
Ramphotyphlops braminus Brahminy blindsnake introduced
Viperidae Pitvipers  
Trimeresurus (Trimeresurus) insularis Lesser Sunda Island pitviper  
Frogs = 5 spp.; Turtles = 1 sp.; Crocodilians = 1 sp.; Lizards =21 spp.; Snakes = 4 spp.
Total = 32 species

Click here for a complete checklist combining all the Phases of the
Victor Valley College Herpetofaunal Survey of Timor-Leste.