Indraneil Das's A Field Guide to the Reptiles of South-East Asia PDF

By Indraneil Das

ISBN-10: 1472920570

ISBN-13: 9781472920577

South-East Asia is domestic to at least one of the main various reptilian populations in the world and is instantly changing into some of the most very important ecotourism locations on the planet. 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 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 line with scale counts and different anatomical features.

This consultant is key interpreting for someone attracted to the natural world of South-East Asia--wildlife lovers, scholars, conservation planners, and experts alike.

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ORANGE-WINGED FLYING LIZARD Draco maculatus, p. 184. SVL 82mm Nostrils lateral, directed outwards; patagial ribs 5; dorsum pale blue or olive-grey, male patagium yellow, sometimes with orange outer edge, and narrow longitudinal dark stripes dorsally; that of females (illustrated) grey with narrow white lines and large yellow blotches. 2. LARGE FLYING LIZARD Draco maximus, p. 185. SVL 140mm Nostrils dorsal; no spinous projection above eye; patagial ribs 6; dorsum green or greyish-olive with brownish-olive pattern of bands; patagium red or yellowish-orange with black bands showing discontinuous olive-brown lines.

42 Reptiles pp 18-57 23/4/10 14:50 Page 43 (5th Reflex Blue plate) 03324m Reptiles pp 18-57 4/6/10 9:00 AM Page 43 1 3 2 4 5 6 7 Reptiles pp 18-57 23/4/10 14:50 Page 44 (5th Reflex Blue plate) Plate 14. AGAMIDAE 1. ORANGE-WINGED FLYING LIZARD Draco maculatus, p. 184. SVL 82mm Nostrils lateral, directed outwards; patagial ribs 5; dorsum pale blue or olive-grey, male patagium yellow, sometimes with orange outer edge, and narrow longitudinal dark stripes dorsally; that of females (illustrated) grey with narrow white lines and large yellow blotches.

191. SVL 66mm No spine above eye; nasal in contact with supralabial; continuous row of infraorbitals; gular scales sharply keeled; dorsum brown to greyish-brown; 2 dark interorbital bars, anterior one narrower. 4. LARGE-HEADED SHRUB LIZARD Phoxophrys cephalus, p. 191. SVL 84mm No spine above eye; nuchal crest comprises 7–8 thick conical scales; nasal in contact with supralabials; 2 continuous rows of infraorbitals; dorsum pale green with wavy dark green or greyish-green bands; 2 enlarged cream spines on sides of lower jaw.

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