UAE & OMAN 2011

ARABIAN PHOTO HERP TRIP
UAE & OMAN

 

EXPEDITION RESULTS
May 23rd to 28th 2011
Herp Life List

 

HERP CHECK LIST
Bufonidae Toads  
Duttaphrynus dhufarensis Dhufar toad Location C
     
Agamidae: Agaminae Agamas  
Phrynocephalus arabicus Arabian toad-headed agama Location A
Pseudotrapelus sinaitus  Sinai agama Location C
Trapelus flavimaculatus Yellow-spotted agama Location A
Agamidae: Uromastycinae Dab lizards  
Uromastyx aegyptia leptieni Emirates dhab lizard Location A
Gekkonidae True Geckos  
Bunopus spatalurus hajarensis Hajar tuberculated gecko Location B
Bunopus tuberculatus Southern tuberculated gecko Location A
Hemidactylus flaviviridis Yellow-bellied house gecko Location A
Hemidactylus robustus Arabian gecko Location A
Stenodactylus arabicus Arabian short-fingered sand gecko Location A
Stenodactylus doriae Doria's short-fingered gecko Location A
Stenodactylus leptocosymbotus Omani short-fingered gecko Location B
Phyllodactylidae Leaf-toed Geckos  
Asaccus caudivolvulus Musandam leaf-toed gecko Locations B, C
Asaccus gallagheri Gallagher's leaf-toed gecko Location B
Ptyodactylus hasselquistii Arabian fan-toed gecko Location B
Sphaerodactylidae American Geckos & their allies  
Pristurus celerrimus Omani bar-tailed semaphore gecko Location C
Pristurus rupestris Persian semaphore gecko Location B
Lacertidae Old World lizards  
Acanthodactylus schmidti Schmidt's fringe-fingered lizard Location A
Scincidae Skinks  
Scincus mitranus Arabian sandfish Location A
Trogonophidae Old world worm-lizards  
Diplometopon zarudnyi Arabian worm-lizard Location A
Boidae: Erycinae Sand boas  
Eryx jayakari Arabian sand boa Location A
Colubridae Typical snakes  
Lytorhynchus diadema Crowned leaf-nosed snake Location A
Psammophidae Sandsnakes  
Psammophis schokari Afro-Asian sandsnake Location A
Viperidae True vipers  
Cerastes gasperettii Arabian sand viper Location A
Echis carinatus sockureki Sindh saw-scale viper Location A
Echis omanensis Omani carpet viper Location B
     
Total = Toads = 1 sp.; Lizards = 18 spp.; Worm-lizards = 1 sp.; Snakes = 6 spp.; Total = 26 species

Location A refers to species recorded around Sharjah Desert Park, Al Batayeh, Sharjah, UAE.
Location B refers to species recorded around Wadi Al Helo, Sharjah, UAE.
Location C refers to species recorded around Wadi Al Bih, Musandam, Oman.