Mark OSHEA,Caitlin SANCHEZ,Scott HEACOX,et al.First Update to Herpetofaunal Records from Timor-Leste[J].Asian Herpetological Research(AHR),2012,3(2):114-126.[doi:10.3724/SP.J.1245.2012.00114]
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First Update to Herpetofaunal Records from Timor-Leste
1 West Midland Safari Park, Bewdley, Worcestershire DY12 1LF, United Kingdom; and Australian Venom Research Unit, Department of Pharmacology, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
2 Department of Biology, Victor Valley College, 18422 Bear Valley Road, Victorville, California 92395, USA
3 Department of Ecology and Evolution, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794, USA. Present Address: Department of Biology, Villanova University, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085, USA
4 Universidade National Timor-Lorosa’e, Faculdade de Ciencias da Educa?ao, Departamentu da Biologia, Avenida Cidade de Lisboa, Liceu Dr. Francisco Machado, Dili, Timor-Leste
herpetofauna biodiversity Timor-Leste West Timor Wallacea Cryptoblepharus Hemidactylus cf. tenkatei
Herpetological surveys of locations in six districts of Timor-Leste (Dili, Baucau, Ermera, Liqui?a, Manatuto, Viqueque) during 2010 led to the discovery of a new, high-altitude species of Cryptoblepharus from Ermera District, a new country record (Hemidactylus cf. tenkatei), and the recording of two previously unvouchered species (Python r. reticulatus and Liasis m. mackloti). In this article, we summarize these new records and present numerous new district records for Timor-Leste and four records for road-killed snakes seen in West Timor (Indonesia). With the addition of the results from our 2009 survey, the update presented herein increases the confirmed number of amphibian and reptile species for Timor-Leste to 47.


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