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

January 24th to February 7th 2012
Herp Life List

Bufonidae Toads  
Duttaphrynus melanostictus Asian black-spined toad introduced
Dicroglossidae Modern true frogs  
Fejervarya spp. Rice paddy frogs species-complex
Rhacophoridae Foam-nesting treefrogs  
Polypedates cf. leucomystax Striped treefrogs  
Geoemydidae Asian pond turtles  
Mauremys reevesii Chinese pond turtle introduced
Agamidae Dragons  
Draco timoriensis Timor flying lizard  
Gekkonidae Geckos  
Cyrtodactylus sp.2 Bent-toed gecko evaded capture
Cyrtodactylus sp.6 Bent-toed gecko new species
Gehyra cf. mutilata Mutilated gecko introduced
Gekko gecko gecko Tokay gecko introduced
Hemidactylus frenatus Common house gecko introduced
Hemidactylus cf. tenkatei Roti house geckos introduced
Scincidae Skinks  
Carlia sp.2 Four-fingered skinks new species
Cryptoblepharus leschenault Leschenault snake-eyed skink  
Eremiscincus cf. timorensis Timor night skink  
Eremiscincus sp.3 Night skink new species
Eremiscincus sp.4 Night skink new species
Eutropis cf. multifasciata Many-banded skink  
Lamprolepis cf. smaragdina Emerald tree skink  
Sphenomorphus sp.3 Forest skink new species
Sphenomorphus sp.4 Forest skink new species
Varanidae Monitor lizards  
Varanus sp. Ataúro monitor lizard new species
Colubridae Typical snakes  
Coelognathus subradiatus Lesser Sunda racer  
Lycodon capucinus Common wolfsnake  
Homalopsidae Mud and mangrove snakes  
Fordonia leucobalia White-bellied mangrove snake  
Typhlopidae Blindsnakes  
Ramphotyphlops braminus Brahminy blindsnake introduced
Ramphotyphlops sp. Blindsnake  
Viperidae Pitvipers  
Trimeresurus (Trimeresurus) insularis Lesser Sunda Island pitviper  
Frogs = 3 spp.; Turtles = 1 sp.; Lizards =17 spp.; Snakes = 6 spp.
Total = 27 species

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