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

June 18th to July 2nd 2013
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 treefrog  
Cheloniidae Sea turtles  
Eretmochelys imbricata bissa Pacific hawksbill sea turtle  
Crocodylidae Crocodiles  
Crocodylus porosus Saltwater crocodile  
Agamidae Dragons  
Draco timoriensis Timor flying lizard  
Gekkonidae Geckos  
Cyrtodactylus sp.'sml Com' Bent-toed gecko new species
Cyrtodactylus sp.'lge Com' Bent-toed gecko new species
Gehyra mutilata Mutilated gecko introduced
Gekko gecko gecko Tokay gecko introduced
Hemidactylus frenatus Common house gecko introduced
Hemidactylus platyurus Flat-tailed gecko introduced
Hemidactylus cf. tenkatei Roti house gecko introduced
Scincidae Skinks  
Carlia sp.'Comoro River' Four-fingered skink new species
Carlia sp.'South coast' Four-fingered skink new species
Carlia sp.'Meleotegi River' Four-fingered skink new species
Cryptoblepharus sp.'North coast' Coastal snake-eyed skink new species
Eremiscincus cf. timorensis Timor night skink  
Eremiscincus sp.'Meleotegi River' Night skink new species
Sphenomorphus sp.'Meleotegi River' Forest skink new species
Varanidae Monitor lizards  
Varanus timorensis Timor monitor lizard  
Colubridae Typical snakes  
Coelognathus subradiatus Lesser Sunda racer  
Lycodon capucinus Common wolfsnake  
Cylindrophidae Asian pipesnakes  
Cylindrophis cf. boulengeri Timor pipesnake  
Homalopsidae Mud and mangrove snakes  
Cerberus schneiderii Indo-Malay dog-faced watersnake
Fordonia leucobalia Crab-eating mangrove watersnake
Frogs = 3 spp.; Lizards = 16 spp.; Snakes = 5 spp.; Turtles = 1 sp.; Crocodiles = 1 sp.
Total = 26 species

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