New PDF release: A Field Guide to the Reptiles of South-East Asia

By Indraneil Das

ISBN-10: 1472920570

ISBN-13: 9781472920577

South-East Asia is domestic to at least one of the main assorted reptilian populations on the earth and is instantly turning into some of the most vital ecotourism locations on the planet. A box consultant to the Reptiles of South-East Asia is the 1st finished advisor to the snakes, lizards, crocodiles, tortoises, and turtles of the region.

protecting multiple thousand species and subspecies in thorough aspect, this box advisor presents authoritative, up to date details on id, habitat, habit, subspecies, distribution, and standing. It additionally explains the habit and morphology of reptiles, in addition to tips to degree and determine species based on scale counts and different anatomical features.

This advisor is vital interpreting for a person attracted to the flora and fauna of South-East Asia--wildlife fanatics, scholars, conservation planners, and experts alike.

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3mm No dorsal crest; faint gular folds; males with high nuchal crest comprising large, flattened and triangular scales; dorsum pale greyish-brown with mottling or dark brown saddles; flanks greyish-brown anteriorly turning yellowish-brown posteriorly, with brown reticulations; gular pouch bright yellow medially. 7. GREEN FAN-THROATED LIZARD Ptyctolaemus gularis, p. 194. SVL 80mm No dorsal crest; 3 longitudinal folds on each side of throat; gular pouch present; low nuchal crest comprising small triangular scales; dorsum olive-brown; fold on back deep blue; 5 broad transverse bands on body; green dorsolateral band sometimes on anterior flanks.

PEMANGGIL DAY GECKO Cnemaspis pemanggilensis, p. 203. SVL 76mm Dorsal surface with multi-ridged tubercles; no precloacal and femoral pores; median subcaudal scales enlarged and keeled; dorsum unpatterned black to grey with darker spots and stripes; dark bifurcating stripe on snout; dorsal stripe extends to nape, forming tripartite band, middle stripe to nape forming second band, ventral-most stripe extends to forelimb base. 3. PHUKET DAY GECKO Cnemaspis phuketensis, p. 204. 1mm Dorsal surface with small keeled scales and scattered spinous tubercles on paravertebral region; spines on flanks; no precloacal and femoral pores; median subcaudals not enlarged; dorsum olive with sinuous dark greyish-brown markings on nape and body.

188. SVL 140mm Nuchal and dorsal crests separate; dorsum green with indistinct brown bands; iris indigo blue; some rounded scales on body bright yellow; pinkish-cream stripe along body; gular pouch pale green. 46 Reptiles pp 18-57 23/4/10 14:50 Page 47 (5th Reflex Blue plate) 03324m Reptiles pp 18-57 4/1/10 6:18 PM Page 47 4a 1 4b 3 10 2 6 7a 8 5 7b 11b 9 7c 12 11a Reptiles pp 18-57 23/4/10 14:50 Page 48 (5th Reflex Blue plate) Plate 16. AGAMIDAE 1. MJÖBERG’S ANGLE-HEADED LIZARD Gonocephalus mjobergi, p.

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