By Indraneil Das

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

masking a couple of thousand species and subspecies in thorough element, this box consultant presents authoritative, up to date details on identity, habitat, habit, subspecies, distribution, and standing. It additionally explains the habit and morphology of reptiles, in addition to easy methods to degree and determine species in accordance with scale counts and different anatomical features.

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

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6. COMMON FLYING LIZARD Draco sumatranus, p. 185. SVL 85mm Nostrils lateral; patagial ribs typically 6; dorsum yellowish-brown or light brown with dark brown blotches; gular pouch bright yellow with black dots at base. 7. NARROW-LINED FLYING LIZARD Draco taeniopterus, p. 185. SVL 83mm Nostrils dorsal; patagial ribs 5; dorsum pale grey or greenish-brown; patagium pale grey or greenish-yellow with 5 irregular black bands. 8. JAVANESE FLYING LIZARD Draco volans, p. 186. SVL 96mm Nostrils lateral; patagial ribs typically 6; dorsum yellowish-tan or dark brown; distinct black edge to pale yellow-brown or yellowish-tan patagium in males.

209. SVL 75mm Dorsal surface with granular scales and scattered, rounded, smooth or weakly keeled tubercles; 42–52 preanofemoral pores; dorsum greyish- or pinkish-brown with transverse blackish-brown bars. 9. GANS’S BENT-TOED GECKO Cyrtodactylus gansi, p. 209. SVL 63mm Dorsal surface with rounded conical tubercles in 20–25 rows; 16–29 large precloacal pores in angled series; dorsum light to mid-brown with transverse dark markings forming 7 cross-bars. 10. INGER’S BENT-TOED GECKO Cyrtodactylus ingeri, p.

8. CHAPA MOUNTAIN LIZARD Japalura chapaensis, p. 189. 6mm Nuchal crest present; dorsum pale greyish-tan with 5 transverse dark brown bars; pale dorsolateral stripe. 9. CRESTLESS MOUNTAIN LIZARD Japalura planidorsa, p. 190. SVL 53mm Occipital region with numerous spinous tubercles; temporal spines conical; ridge of enlarged keeled scales; dorsum yellowish-brown; series of dark streaks across back; orange or red gular region. 10. SWINHOE’S MOUNTAIN LIZARD Japalura swinhonis, p. 190. 7mm Nuchal crest present; dorsal crest low, extending to part of tail; dorsum brownish-grey with light dorsolateral stripe; broad and angular dark cross-bars in intervening areas.

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