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By Indraneil Das

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

overlaying multiple thousand species and subspecies in thorough aspect, this box consultant offers authoritative, up to date info on id, habitat, habit, subspecies, distribution, and standing. It additionally explains the habit and morphology of reptiles, in addition to tips on how to degree and establish species in line with scale counts and different anatomical features.

This consultant is key analyzing 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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8. TITI WANGSA DAY GECKO Cnemaspis flavolineatus, p. 202. 2mm Dorsal tubercles keeled; median subcaudal row not enlarged; dorsum yellowish- or olive-brown with a distinct yellow vertebral stripe; no dark spots on neck or white markings on flanks. 9. KENDALL’S DAY GECKO Cnemaspis kendallii, p. 202. SVL 80mm Dorsum with large and small scattered scales; median subcaudals tricarinate; dorsum pale brown with oblong dark brown spots forming 7 interrupted bands. 10. KUMPOL’S DAY GECKO Cnemaspis kumpoli, p.

175. SCL 260mm Shell convex; no nuchal scute. (3a) Carapace Black or dark brown, vertebral and costal scutes with yellow centres and radiating lines. (3b) Plastron Yellow with scutes with dark patches. 4. ELONGATED TORTOISE Indotestudo elongata. p. 175. SCL 330mm Carapace domed; flattened dorsally with arching sides; plastron elongated with deep notch posteriorly; nuchal scute narrow. (4a) Carapace Yellowish-brown or olive with scattered dark blotches. (4b) Plastron Yellowish-brown or olive with scattered dark blotches.

CHANTHABUN FOREST LIZARD Bronchocela smaragdina, p. 181. SVL 113mm Nuchal crest low, composed of small erect scales; no dorsal crest; dorsum emerald-green; white or yellow stripe along lower flanks that extends to tail-base. 5. VIETNAMESE FOREST LIZARD Bronchocela vietnamensis, p. 181. SVL 122mm Nuchal crest comprises 6–12 small erect scales; no dorsal crest; dorsum green; yellow band on belly to inguinal region and posterior side of femur and lateral side of tail. 6. COLLARED FOREST LIZARD Calotes chincollium, p.

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