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CLASSIFICATION OF INDIAN REPTILES

A systematic catalogue of Indian reptiles is given below. Key references are listed at the end. Contact us if you have any questions or comments about this systematic catalogue.

Colour scheme used for higher classification:

CLASS
 
   Order

      Suborder


         Infraorder


            Superfamily


               Family


                  Subfamily


                     Genus


           CLASS REPTILIA

           Order Crocodylia

           Superfamily Crocodyloidea

           Family Crocodylidae

           Subfamily Crocodylinae

  1. Crocodylus palustris (Lesson, 1831) — Mugger Crocodile
  2. Crocodylus porosus Schneider, 1801 — Saltwater Crocodile

    Superfamily Gavialoidea

    Family Gavialidae

    Subfamily Gavialinae


  3. Gavialis gangeticus (Gmelin, 1789) — Gharial


    Order Squamata

    Suborder Anguiformes


    Infraorder Paleoanguimorpha


    Superfamily Varanoidea


    Family Varanidae


    Subfamily Varaninae


  4. Varanus bengalensis (Daudin, 1802) — Bengal Monitor Lizard
  5. Varanus flavescens (Hardwicke & Gray, 1827) — Yellow Monitor Lizard
  6. Varanus griseus (Daudin, 1803) — Desert Monitor
  7. Varanus salvator (Laurenti, 1768) — Common Water Monitor

    Infraorder Neoanguimorpha

    Superfamily Anguioidea

    Family Anguidae


    Subfamily Anguinae


  8. Dopasia gracilis (Gray, 1845) — Asian Glass Lizard or Indian Glass Lizard

    Suborder Iguania

    Infraorder Acrodonta


    Superfamily Agamoidea


    Family Agamidae


    Subfamily Agaminae


  9. Bufoniceps laungwalaensis (Sharma, 1978) — Laungwala Long-headed Lizard or Toed-headed Agama

  10. Laudakia agrorensis (Stoliczka, 1872) — Agror agama
  11. Laudakia dayana (Stoliczka, 1871) — Haridwar Agama
  12. Laudakia himalayana (Steindachner, 1867) — Himalayan Agama
  13. Laudakia melanura Blyth, 1854 — Black agama
  14. Laudakia tuberculata (Gray, 1827) — Kashmir Rock Agama or Tuberculated Agama

  15. Phrynocephalus theobaldi Blyth, 1863 — Theobald's Toad-headed Agama or Toad Mounted Lizard

  16. Trapelus agilis (Olivier, 1807) — Brilliant Ground Agama
  17. Trapelus megalonyx Günther, 1864 — Afghan Ground Agama

    Subfamily Draconinae

  18. Calotes calotes (Linnaeus, 1758) — Common Green Forest Lizard
  19. Calotes emma Gray, 1845 — Forest Garden Lizard or Emma Gray's forest lizard
  20. Calotes grandisquamis Günther, 1875 — Large-scaled Forest Lizard
  21. Calotes irawadi Zug, Brown, Schulte & Vindum 2006 — Irawadi forest lizard
  22. Calotes jerdoni Günther, 1870 — Jerdon's Forest Lizard
  23. Calotes maria Gray, 1845 — Khasi Hills Forest Lizard
  24. Calotes minor (Hardwicke & Gray, 1827) — Short-tailed Ground Agama or Hardwicke's Bloodsucker
  25. Calotes mystaceus Duméril & Bibron, 1837 — Indo-chinese Forest Lizard or Moustached forest lizard
  26. Calotes nemoricola Jerdon, 1853 — Nilgiri Forest Lizard
  27. Calotes versicolor (Daudin, 1802) — Oriental Garden Lizard
  28. Calotes zolaiking Giri, Chaitanya, Mahony, Lalrounga, Lalrinchhana, Das, Sarkar, Karanth & Deepak, 2019 — Mizoram Montane Forest Lizard

  29. Draco blanfordii Boulenger, 1885 — Blanford’s Flying Lizard
  30. Draco dussumieri Duméril & Bibron, 1837 — Western Ghats Flying Lizard or Southern Flying Lizard
  31. Draco maculatus (Gray, 1845) — Spotted Gliding Lizard or Spotted Flying Dragon

  32. Japalura andersoniana Annandale, 1905 — Anderson's Mountain lizard
  33. Japalura kaulbacki (Smith, 1935) — Kingdonward's Bloodsucker
  34. Japalura kumaonensis (Annandale, 1907) — Kumaon Mountain lizard or Kumaon Forest Agama
  35. Japalura major (Jerdon, 1870) — Large Mountain Lizard or Greater Forest Agama
  36. Japalura otai (Mahony, 2009) — Ota's Mountain Lizard
  37. Japalura planidorsata (Jerdon, 1870) — Smooth-Scaled Mountain Lizar
  38. Japalura sagittifera Smith, 1940 — Burmese Japalura
  39. Japalura tricarinata (Blyth, 1853) — Three Keeled Mountain Lizard or Tricarinate Forest Agama
  40. Japalura variegata Gray, 1853 — Variegated Mountain Lizard

  41. Microauris aurantolabium (Krishnan, 2008) — Orange-lipped forest lizard

  42. Monilesaurus acanthocephalus Pal, Vijayakumar, Shanker, Jayarajan & Deepak, 2018 — Spiny-headed Lizard
  43. Monilesaurus ellioti (Günther, 1864) — Elliot's forest lizard
  44. Monilesaurus montanus Pal, Vijayakumar, Shanker, Jayarajan & Deepak, 2018 — Montane Agama
  45. Monilesaurus rouxii (Duméril & Bibron, 1837) — Roux's Forest Lizard

  46. Oriocalotes paulus (Smith, 1935) — Small Forest Lizard

  47. Pseudocalotes andamanensis (Boulenger, 1891) — Green Crestless Forest Lizard
  48. Pseudocalotes austeniana (Annandale, 1908) — Abor Hills agama

  49. Sarada darwini Deepak, Karanth, Dutta & Giri, 2016 — Darwin’s large fan-throated lizard
  50. Sarada deccanensis (Jerdon, 1870) — Deccan Fan-throated Lizard
  51. Sarada superba Deepak, Zambre, Bhosale & Giri, 2016 — Superb large fan-throated lizard

  52. Sitana attenboroughii Sadasivan, Ramesh, Palot, Ambekar & Mirza, 2018 — Attenborough’s Fan-throated Lizard
  53. Sitana dharwarensis Ambekar, Murthy & Mirza, 2020 — Dharwar Fan-throated Lizard
  54. Sitana gokakensis Deepak, Khandekar, Chaitanya & Karanth, 2018 — Gokak Fan-throated Lizard
  55. Sitana kalesari Bahuguna, 2015
  56. Sitana laticeps Deepak & Giri, 2016 — Broad-headed Fan-throated Lizard
  57. Sitana marudhmneydhal Deepak, Khandekar, Varma & Chaitanya, 2016 — Marudhamneydhal Fan-throated Lizard
  58. Sitana ponticeriana Cuvier, 1829 — Pondichery Fan-throated Lizard
  59. Sitana spinaecephalus Deepak, Vyas & Giri, 2016 — Spiny-headed Fan- throated lizard
  60. Sitana thondalu Deepak, Khandekar, Chaitanya & Karanth, 2018 — Nagarjunasagar Fan-throated Lizard
  61. Sitana visiri Deepak, Giri, Asif, Dutta, Vyas, Zambre, Bhosale & Karanth, 2016 — Palm-leaf Fan- throated Lizard

  62. Bronchocela cristatella  (Kuhl, 1820) — Green crested lizard
  63. Bronchocela danieli (Tiwari & biswas, 1973) — Daniel's Forest Lizard
  64. Bronchocela jubata Duméril & Bibron, 1837 — Maned Forest Lizard
  65. Bronchocela rubrigularis Hallermann, 2009

  66. Coryphophylax brevicaudus Harikrishnan, Vasudevan, Chandramouli, Choudhury, Dutta & Das, 2012 — Short-Tailed Bay Islands Forest Lizard
  67. Coryphophylax subcristatus (Blyth, 1860) — Short-crested Bay Island Forest Lizard

  68. Otocryptis beddomei Boulenger, 1885 — Indian Kangaroo Lizard

  69. Ptyctolaemus gularis (Peters, 1864) — Green Fan-throated lizard

  70. Salea anamallayana (Beddome, 1978) — Anaimalai Spiny Lizard
  71. Salea horsfieldii Gray, 1845 — Horsfield's Spiny Lizard

  72. Psammophilus blanfordanus (Stoliczka, 1871) — Blanford's Rock Agama
  73. Psammophilus dorsalis (Gray, 1831) — South Indian Rock Agama or Peninsular Rock Agama

    Subfamily Uromastycinae

  74. Saara hardwickii (Gray, 1827) — Hardwick's Spiny-tailed Lizard or Indian Spiny-tailed Lizard

    Superfamily Chamaeleonoidea


    Family Chamaeleonidae


    Subfamily Chamaeleoninae


  75. Chamaeleo zeylanicus Laurenti, 1768 — Indian Chameleon

    Suborder Dibamia

    Infraorder Dibames


    Superfamily Dibamoidea


    Family Dibamidae


    Subfamily Dibaminae


  76. Dibamus nicobaricum (Steindachner, 1867) — Nicobarese Worm Lizard

    Suborder Laterata

    Infraorder Lacertibaenia


    Superfamily Lacertoidea


    Family Lacertidae


    Subfamily Lacertinae


  77. Mesalina watsonana (Stoliczka, 1872) — Persian long-tailed lizard

  78. Ophisops agarwali Patel & Vyas, 2020 — Agarwal's Snake-eyed Lacerta
  79. Ophisops beddomei (Jerdon, 1870) — Beddome's Snake-eyed Lizard
  80. Ophisops jerdonii Blyth, 1853 — Jerdon's Snake-eyed Lizard or Punjab Snake-eyed Lacerta
  81. Ophisops kutchensis Agarwal, Khandekar, Ramakrishnan, Vyas & Giri, 2018 — Kutch Small-scaled Snake-eyed Lacerta
  82. Ophisops leschenaultii (Milne-Edwards, 1829) — Leschenault's Snake-eyed Lizard
  83. Ophisops microlepis Blanford, 1870 — Small-scaled Snake-eyed Lizard
  84. Ophisops nictans Arnold, 1989 — Lesser Snake-eyed Lacerta or Blinking Snake-eyed Lizard
  85. Ophisops pushkarensis Agarwal, Khandekar, Ramakrishnan, Vyas & Giri, 2018 — Pushkar Snake-eyed Lizard or Pushkar Small-scaled Snake-eyed Lacerta

  86. Takydromus haughtonianus Jerdon, 1870 — Haughton's long-tailed lizard
  87. Takydromus khasiensis Boulenger, 1917 — Khasi Hills long-tailed lizard
  88. Takydromus sikkimensis Günther, 1888 — Sikkim long-tailed lizard
  89. Takydromus sexlineatus Daudin, 1802 — Six-striped Long-tailed Grass Lizard

  90. Acanthodactylus cantoris Günther, 1864 — Indian fringe-fingered lizard

    Suborder Scinciformata

    Infraorder Scincomorpha


    Superfamily Scincoidea


    Family Scincidae


    Subfamily Eugongylinae


  91. Ablepharus grayanus (Stoliczka, 1872) — Minor Snake-eyed Skink
  92. Ablepharus pannonicus (Fitzinger, 1824) — Asian Snake-eyed Skink

    Subfamily Lygosominae

  93. Lygosoma albopunctatum (Gray, 1846) — White-spotted Supple Skink
  94. Lygosoma bowringii (Günther, 1864) — Christmas Island Grass-skink or Bowring's Supple Skink
  95. Lygosoma goaensis (Sharma, 1976) — Goan Supple Skink
  96. Lygosoma guentheri (Peters, 1879) — Günther’s Supple Skink or Günther's Writhing Skink
  97. Lygosoma lineata (Gray, 1839) — Lined Supple Skink
  98. Lygosoma pruthi (Sharma, 1977) — Pruthi's Supple Skink
  99. Lygosoma punctata (Gmelin, 1799) — Spotted Supple Skink or Common Snake Skink
  100. Lygosoma vosmaeri (Gray, 1839) — Vosmer's Writhing Skink

    Subfamily Mabuyinae

  101. Dasia johnsinghi Harikrishnan, Vasudevan, De Silva, Deepak, Kar, Naniwadekar, Lalremruata, Prasoona & Aggarwal,  2012 — Johnsingh's tree skink or Barred Tree Skink
  102. Dasia nicobarensis Biswas & Sanyal, 1977 — Nicobar tree skink
  103. Dasia olivacea Gray, 1839 — Olive tree skink
  104. Dasia subcaerulea (Boulenger, 1891) — Boulenger's Dasia

  105. Eutropis allapallensis (Schmidt, 1926) — Allapalli Grass Skink or Schmidt's Mabuya
  106. Eutropis andamanensis (Smith, 1935) — Andaman Islands Grass Skink
  107. Eutropis ashwamedhi  (Sharma, 1969) — Ashwamedha Supple Skink
  108. Eutropis beddomei (Jerdon, 1870) — Beddome's Mabuya
  109. Eutropis bibronii (Gray, 1839) — Seashore Skink
  110. Eutropis carinata (Schneider, 1801) — Common Skink or Keeled Indian Skink
  111. Eutropis clivicola (Inger, Shaffer, Koshy & Bakde, 1984) — Inger's Mabuya
  112. Eutropis dattaroyi Amarasinghe, Chandramouli, Deuti, Campbell, Henkananththegedara & Karunarathna, 2020 — Dattaroy's Skink
  113. Eutropis dissimilis (Hallowell, 1957) — Striped Grass Skink
  114. Eutropis gansi (Das, 1991) — Gans’ Grass Skink
  115. Eutropis innotata (Blanford, 1870) — Blanford's Mabuya
  116. Eutropis macularia (Blyth, 1853) — Bronze Grass Skink
  117. Eutropis multifasciata (Kuhl, 1820) — Many-lined Grass Skink or East Indian Brown Mabuya
  118. Eutropis nagarjunensis (Sharma, 1969) — Sharma's grass skink
  119. Eutropis quadricarinata Boulenger, 1887 — Four-keeled Grass Skink or Beautiful Mabuya
  120. Eutropis rudis (Boulenger, 1887) — Rough Mabuya
  121. Eutropis rugifera (Stoliczka, 1870) — Rough-scaled Sun Skink
  122. Eutropis trivittata (Hardwicke & Gray, 1827) — Three-lined Grass Skink or Three-banded Mabuya
  123. Eutropis tytleri (Theobald, 1868) — Tytler's Grass Skink

    Subfamily Scincinae

  124. Barkudia insularis Annandale, 1917 — Madras Spotted Skink
  125. Barkudia melanosticta (Schneider, 1801) — Russell's Legless Skink or Visakhapatnam Limbless skink

  126. Eurylepis poonaensis (Sharma, 1970) — Poona Mole Skink or Poona Skink
  127. Eurylepis taeniolatus Blyth, 1854 — Yellow-bellied Mole Skink or Ribbon-side Skink

  128. Eumeces schneideri Daudin, 1802 — Schneider's Skink or Gold Skink

  129. Ophiomorus raithmai Anderson & Leviton, 1966 — Eastern Sand Swimmer or Three-fingered Sand-fish

  130. Sepsophis punctatus Beddome, 1870 — Spotted Eastern Ghats Skink

    Subfamily Sphenomorphinae

  131. Asymblepharus himalayanus (Günther, 1864) — Himalayan Ground Skink
  132. Asymblepharus ladacensis (Günther, 1864) — Ladakh Ground Skink
  133. Asymblepharus sikkimensis (Blyth, 1854) — Sikkim Ground Gecko

  134. Kaestlea beddomii (Boulenger, 1887) — Beddome's Ground Skink
  135. Kaestlea bilineata (Gray, 1846) — Two-lined Ground Skink
  136. Kaestlea laterimaculata (Boulenger, 1887) — Side-spotted Ground Skink
  137. Kaestlea palnica (Boettger, 1892) — Palni Hills Ground Skink
  138. Kaestlea travancorica (Beddome, 1870) — Travancore Ground Skink

  139. Lipinia macrotympanum (Stoliczka, 1873) — Big-eared Lipinia

  140. Scincella macrotis (Steindachner, 1867) — Large-eared Ground Skink

  141. Sphenomorphus apalpebratus Datta-Roy, Das, Bauer, Lyngdoh-Tron & Karanth, 2013
  142. Sphenomorphus courcyanum (Annandale, 1912) — Medog Skink
  143. Sphenomorphus dussumieri (Duméril & Bibron, 1839) — Dussumier's Forest Skink
  144. Sphenomorphus indicus (Gray, 1853) — Indian Forest Skink or Himalayan Forest Skink
  145. Sphenomorphus maculatus (Blyth, 1853) — Spotted Forest Skink or Maculated Forest Skink

  146. Tropidophorus assamensis Annandale, 1912 — North-eastern Water Skink

  147. Ristella beddomii Boulenger, 1887 — Beddome’s Cat Skink
  148. Ristella guentheri Boulenger, 1887 — Günther's Ristella
  149. Ristella travancorica (Beddome, 1870) — Travancore Ristella
  150. Ristella rurkii Gray, 1839 — Rurk's Ristella

    Suborder Gekkota

    Infraorder Gekkomorpha


    Superfamily Eublepharoidea


    Family Eublepharidae


    Subfamily Eublepharinae


  151. Eublepharis fuscus Börner, 1974 — Western Indian leopard gecko
  152. Eublepharis hardwickii Gray 1827 — Eastern Indian leopard gecko
  153. Eublepharis macularius (Blyth, 1854) — Common Leopard Gecko
  154. Eublepharis satpuraensis Mirza, Sanap, Raju, Gawai & Ghadekar, 2014 — Satpura leopard gecko


    Superfamily Gekkonoidea

    Family Gekkonidae


    Subfamily Gekkoninae


  155. Altiphylax stoliczkai (Steindachner, 1867) — Frontier's Bow-fingered Gecko

  156. Microgecko persicus (Nikolsky, 1903) — Persian Sand Gecko or Persian Dwarf Gecko

  157. Ptychozoon lionotum Annandale, 1905 — Smooth-backed Gliding Gecko or Malaysia Parachute Gecko
  158. Ptychozoon nicobarebsis Das & Vijayakumar, 2009 — Nicobar Gliding Gecko
  159. Ptychozoon kuhli (Stejneger, 1902) — Kuhli's Gliding Gecko

  160. Calodactylodes aureus (Beddome, 1870) — Indian Golden Gecko

  161. Cnemaspis aaronbaueri Sayyed, Grismer, Campbell & Dileepkumar, 2019 — Aaronbauer's Dwarf Gecko
  162. Cnemaspis adii Srinivasulu, Kumar & Srinivasulu, 2015 — Adi's Day Gecko
  163. Cnemaspis agarwali Khandekar, 2019 — Agarwal's Dwarf Gecko
  164. Cnemaspis ajijae Sayyed, Pyron & Dileepkumar, 2018 — Ajija's Day Gecko
  165. Cnemaspis amba Khandekar, Thackeray & Agarwal, 2019 — Amba Dwarf Gecko
  166. Cnemaspis amboliensis Sayyed, Pyron & Dileepkumar, 2018 — Amboli Day Gecko
  167. Cnemaspis anaikattiensis Mukherjee, Bhupathy & Nixon, 2005 — Anaikaktti Gecko
  168. Cnemaspis anamudiensis Cyriac, Johny, Umesh & Palot, 2018 — Anamudi Dwarf Gecko
  169. Cnemaspis anandani Murthy, Nitesh, Sengupta & Deepak, 2019 — Anandan's Day Gecko
  170. Cnemaspis assamensis Das & Sengupta, 2000 — Assamese Day Gecko
  171. Cnemaspis australis Manamendra-Arachchi, Batuwita & Pethiyagoda, 2007 — Southern Day Gecko
  172. Cnemaspis avasabinae Agarwal, Bauer & Khandekar, 2020 — Sabin's Nellore Dwarf Gecko
  173. Cnemaspis bangara Agarwal, Thackeray, Pal & Khandekar, 2020 — Golden-banded Dwarf Gecko
  174. Cnemaspis beddomei (Theobald, 1876) — Beddome's Day Gecko
  175. Cnemaspis chengodumalaensis Cyriac, Umesh, Deuti & Palot, 2020 — Chengodumala Dwarf Gecko
  176. Cnemaspis flaviventralis Sayyed, Pyron & Dahanukar, 2016 — Yellow-bellied Day Gecko
  177. Cnemaspis girii Mirza, Pal, Bhosale & Sanap, 2014 — Giri's Day Gecko
  178. Cnemaspis goaensis Sharma, 1976 — Goan Day Gecko
  179. Cnemaspis gracilis (Beddome, 1870) — Slender Day Gecko
  180. Cnemaspis graniticola Agarwal, Thackeray, Pal & Khandekar, 2020 — Granite Dwarf Gecko
  181. Cnemaspis heteropholis Bauer, 2002 — Mixed-scale Day Gecko
  182. Cnemaspis indica Gray, 1846 — Indian Day Gecko
  183. Cnemaspis indraneildasii Bauer, 2002 — Indraneildas's Day Gecko
  184. Cnemaspis jerdonii (Theobald, 1868) — Jerdon's Day Gecko
  185. Cnemaspis kolhapurensis Giri, Bauer & Gaikwad, 2009 — Kolhapur Day Gecko
  186. Cnemaspis kottiyoorensis Cyriac & Umesh, 2014 — Kottiyoor Day Gecko
  187. Cnemaspis koynaensis Khandekar, Thackeray & Agarwal, 2020 — Koyna Dwarf Gecko
  188. Cnemaspis limayei Sayyed, Pyron & Dileepkumar, 2018 — Limaye's Day Gecko
  189. Cnemaspis littoralis (Jerdon, 1854) — Coastal Day Gecko
  190. Cnemaspis maculicollis Cyriac, Johny, Umesh & Palot, 2018
  191. Cnemaspis magnifica Khandekar, Thackeray, Pal & Agarwal, 2020 — Magnificent Dwarf Gecko
  192. Cnemaspis mahabali Sayyed, Pyron & Dileepkumar, 2018 — Mahabal's Day Gecko
  193. Cnemaspis mysoriensis (Jerdon, 1853) — Mysore Day Gecko
  194. Cnemaspis monticola Manamendra-Aachchi, Batuwita & Pethiyagoda, 2007 — Montane Day Gecko
  195. Cnemaspis nairi Inger Marx & Koshy, 1984 — Ponmudi Day Gecko
  196. Cnemaspis nicobaricus Chandramouli, 2020 — Nicobar Dwarf Gecko
  197. Cnemaspis nilagirica Manamendra-Aachchi, Batuwita & Pethiyagoda, 2007 — Nilgiri Day Gecko
  198. Cnemaspis ornata (Beddome, 1870) — Ornate Day Gecko
  199. Cnemaspis otai Das & Bauer, 2000 — Ota's Day Gecko or Vellore Day Gecko
  200. Cnemaspis palakkadensis Sayyed, Cyriac & Dileepkumar, 2020 — Palakkad Dwarf Gecko
  201. Cnemaspis ranganaensis Sayyed & Sulakhe, 2020 — Rangana Dwarf Gecko
  202. Cnemaspis rishivalleyensis Agarwal, Thackeray & Khandekar, 2020 — Rishi Valley Dwarf Gecko
  203. Cnemaspis shevaroyensis Khandekar, Gaitonde & Agarwal, 2019 — Shevaroy Dwarf Gecko
  204. Cnemaspis sisparensis (Theobald, 1876) — Sispara Day Gecko
  205. Cnemaspis stellapulvis Khandekar, Thackeray & Agarwal, 2020 — Stardust Dwarf Gecko
  206. Cnemaspis thackerayi Khandekar, Gaitonde & Agarwal, 2019 — Thackeray's Dwarf Gecko
  207. Cnemaspis tropidogaster (Boulenger, 1885) — Rough-bellied Day Gecko
  208. Cnemaspis wynadensis (Beddome, 1870) — Wynad Day Gecko
  209. Cnemaspis yelagiriensis Agarwal, Thackeray, Pal & Khandekar, 2020 — Yelagiri Dwarf Gecko
  210. Cnemaspis yercaudensis Das & Bauer, 2000 — Yercaud Day Gecko
  211. Cnemaspis zacharyi Cyriac, Palot, Deuti & Umesh, 2020 — Zachariah's Dwarf Gecko

  212. Crossobamon orientalis (Blanford, 1876) — Sind Gecko

  213. Cyrtodactylus adleri Das, 1997 — Alder's Bent-toed Gecko or Alder’s Bow-fingered Gecko
  214. Cyrtodactylus albofasciatus (Boulenger, 1885) — Boulenger's Indian Gecko or Deccan Banded Gecko
  215. Cyrtodactylus arunachalensis Mirza, Bhosale, Ansari, Phansalkar, Sawant, Gowande & Patel, 2021 — Arunachla Bent-toed Gecko
  216. Cyrtodactylus bhupathy Agarwal, Mahony, Giri, Chaitanya & Bauer, 2018 — Bhupathy's Bent-toed Gecko
  217. Cyrtodactylus camortensis Chandramouli, 2020 — Camorta Bent-toed Gecko
  218. Cyrtodactylus chamba Agarwal, Khandekar & Bauer, 2018 — Chamba Bent-toed Gecko
  219. Cyrtodactylus collegalensis (Beddome, 1870) — Forest Spotted Gecko or Kollegal Ground Gecko
  220. Cyrtodactylus deccanensis (Günther, 1864) — Günther's Indian Gecko or Banded Ground Gecko
  221. Cyrtodactylus fasciolatus (Blyth, 1861) — Banded Bent-toed Gecko
  222. Cyrtodactylus gubernatoris (Annandale, 1913) — Sikkimese Bent-toed Gecko
  223. Cyrtodactylus guwahatiensis Agarwal, Mahony, Giri, Chaitanya & Bauer, 2018 — Guwahati Bent-toed Gecko
  224. Cyrtodactylus himalayanus Duda & Sahi, 1978 — Himalayan Bent-toed Gecko
  225. Cyrtodactylus himalayicus (Annandale, 1906) — Himalayan Bent-toed Gecko
  226. Cyrtodactylus jaintiaensis Agarwal, Mahony, Giri, Chaitanya & Bauer, 2018 — Jaintia Bent-toed Gecko
  227. Cyrtodactylus jeyporensis (Beddome, 1878) — Jaipore Ground Gecko or Patinghe Indian Gecko
  228. Cyrtodactylus kazirangaensis Agarwal, Mahony, Giri, Chaitanya & Bauer, 2018 — Kaziranga Bent-toed Gecko
  229. Cyrtodactylus khasiensis (Jerdon, 1870) — Khasi Hills Bent-toed Gecko
  230. Cyrtodactylus lawderanum (Stoliczka, 1871) — Lawder's Bent-toed Gecko
  231. Cyrtodactylus montanus Agarwal, Mahony, Giri, Chaitanya & Bauer, 2018 — Montane Bent-toed Gecko
  232. Cyrtodactylus nagalandensis Agarwal, Mahony, Giri, Chaitanya & Bauer, 2018 — Nagaland Bent-toed Gecko
  233. Cyrtodactylus nebulosus (Beddome, 1870) — Clouded Indian Gecko
  234. Cyrtodactylus nicobaricus Chandramouli, 2020 — Nicobar Bent-toed Gecko
  235. Cyrtodactylus rishivalleyensis Agarwal, 2016 — Rishi Valley Geckoella
  236. Cyrtodactylus rubidus (Blyth, 1861) — Andaman Bent-toed Gecko or Red Bow-fingered Gecko
  237. Cyrtodactylus septentrionalis Agarwal, Mahony, Giri, Chaitanya & Bauer, 2018
  238. Cyrtodactylus srilekhae Agarwal, 2016 — Banglore Geckoella
  239. Cyrtodactylus tripuraensis Agarwal, Mahony, Giri, Chaitanya & Bauer, 2018 — Tripura Bent-toed Gecko
  240. Cyrtodactylus urbanus Purkayastha, Das, Bohra, Bauer & Agarwal, 2020 — Urban Bent-toed Gecko
  241. Cyrtodactylus varadgirii Agarwal, Mirza, Pal, Maddock, Mishra & Bauer, 2016 — Giri's Geckoella

  242. Cyrtopodion aravallensis (Gill, 1997) — Delhi Rock Gecko
  243. Cyrtopodion kachhense (Stoliczka, 1872) — Kutch Bent-toed Gecko
  244. Cyrtopodion mansarulus Duda & Sahi, 1978 — Jammu Bent-toed Gecko
  245. Cyrtopodion montiumsalsorum (Annandale, 1913) — Salt Range Thin-toed Gecko
  246. Cyrtopodion scabrum (Heyden, 1827) — Rough Bent-toed Gecko

  247. Dravidogecko anamallensis (Günther, 1875) — Anamalai Gecko or Anaimalai Dravidogecko
  248. Dravidogecko douglasadamsi Chaitanya, Giri, Deepak, Datta-roy, Murthy & Karanth, 2019 — Adam's Dravidogecko
  249. Dravidogecko janakiae Chaitanya, Giri, Deepak, Datta-roy, Murthy & Karanth, 2019 — Janaki's Dravidogecko
  250. Dravidogecko septentrionalis Chaitanya, Giri, Deepak, Datta-roy, Murthy & Karanth, 2019 — Wayanad Dravidogecko
  251. Dravidogecko smithi Chaitanya, Giri, Deepak, Datta-roy, Murthy & Karanth, 2019 — Smith's Dravidogecko
  252. Dravidogecko tholpalli Chaitanya, Giri, Deepak, Datta-roy, Murthy & Karanth, 2019 — Kodaikanal Dravidogecko

  253. Gehyra mutilata (Wiegmann, 1834) — Common Four-clawed Gecko

  254. Gekko gecko (Linnaeus, 1758) — Tokay Gecko
  255. Gekko smithii Gray, 1842 — Smith's Green-eyed Gecko or Large Forest Gecko
  256. Gekko verreauxi Tytler, 1865 — Andaman Giant Gecko

  257. Hemidactylus aaronbaueri Giri, 2008 — Aaron Bauer's House Gecko
  258. Hemidactylus acanthopholis Mirza & Sanap, 2014 — Spiny-scaled Rock Gecko
  259. Hemidactylus albofasciatus Grandison & Soman, 1963 — White-striped Viper Gecko
  260. Hemidactylus aquilonius Zug & Mcmahan, 2007 — Northern Burmese Lizard pr Bengal Gecko
  261. Hemidactylus chikhaldaraensis Agarwal, Bauer, Giri & Khandekar, 2019 — Chikhaldara Brookish Gecko
  262. Hemidactylus chipkali Mirza & Raju, 2017 — Central Indian Leaf-toed Gecko
  263. Hemidactylus flavicaudus Lajmi, Giri, Singh & Agarwal, 2020
  264. Hemidactylus flaviviridis Rüppell, 1835 — Yellow-bellied Gecko or Northern House Gecko
  265. Hemidactylus frenatus Duméril & Bibron, 1836 — Common House Gecko or South Asian House Gecko
  266. Hemidactylus garnotii Duméril & Bibron, 1836 — Indo-pacific Gecko or Garnot's House Gecko
  267. Hemidactylus giganteus Stoliczka, 1871 — Giant-Leaf-toed Gecko
  268. Hemidactylus gleadowi Murray, 1884 — Gleadow's House Gecko
  269. Hemidactylus gracilis Blanford, 1870 — Graceful Leaf-toed Gecko or Slender Gecko
  270. Hemidactylus graniticolus Agarwal, Giri & Bauer, 2011
  271. Hemidactylus gujaratensis Giri, Bauer, Vyas & Patil, 2009 — Gujarat Gecko
  272. Hemidactylus hemchandrai Dandge & Tiple, 2015 — Hemchandra's Gecko
  273. Hemidactylus imbricatus Bauer, Giri, Greenbam, Jackman, Dharne & Shouche, 2008 — Carrot-tail Viper Gecko
  274. Hemidactylus kangerensis Mirza, Bhosale & Patil, 2017 — Kanger Valley Rock Gecko
  275. Hemidactylus kolliensis Agarwal, Bauer, Giri & Khandekar, 2019 — Kolli Rock Gecko
  276. Hemidactylus leschenaultii Duméril & Bibron, 1836 — Bark Gecko or Leschenault's Leaf-toed Gecko
  277. Hemidactylus maculatus Duméril & Bibron, 1836 — Spotted Leaf-toed Gecko or Giant Spotted Gecko
  278. Hemidactylus malcolmsmithi (Constable, 1949) — Smith's Bent-toed Gecko
  279. Hemidactylus murrayi Gleadow, 1887 — Murray's House Gecko
  280. Hemidactylus paaragowli Srikanthan, Swamy, Mohan & Pal, 2018 — Travancore Rock Gecko
  281. Hemidactylus parvimaculatus Deraniyagala, 1953 — Spotted House Gecko
  282. Hemidactylus persicus Anderson, 1872 — Persian Leaf-toed Gecko or Persian Gecko
  283. Hemidactylus platyurus (Schneider, 1792) — Flat-tailed House Gecko or Frilled House Gecko
  284. Hemidactylus prashadi Smith, 1935 — Bombay Leaf-toed Gecko
  285. Hemidactylus reticulatus Beddome, 1870 — Reticulate Leaf-toed Gecko
  286. Hemidactylus rishivalleyensis Agarwal, Thackeray & Khandekar, 2020 — Rishi Valley Rock Gecko
  287. Hemidactylus robustus Heyden, 1827 — Heyden's Gecko
  288. Hemidactylus sahgali Mirza, Gowande, Patil, Ambekar & Patel, 2018 — Sahgal's Termite Hill Gecko
  289. Hemidactylus sankariensis Agarwal, Bauer, Giri & Khandekar, 2019 — Sankari Brookish Gecko
  290. Hemidactylus sataraensis Giri & Bauer, 2008 — Satara Gecko
  291. Hemidactylus scabriceps (Annandale, 1906) — Scaly Gecko
  292. Hemidactylus sirumalaiensis Khandekar, Thackeray, Pawar & Agarwal, 2020 — Sirumalai Rock Gecko
  293. Hemidactylus siva Srinivasulu, Srinivasulu & Kumar, 2018 — Hampi Rock Gecko
  294. Hemidactylus sushilduttai Giri, Bauer, Mohapatra, Srinivasulu & Agarwal, 2017 — Dutta's Mahendragiri Gecko
  295. Hemidactylus treutleri Mahony, 2009 — Treutler's Gecko
  296. Hemidactylus triedrus (Daudin, 1802) — Termite Hill Gecko or Dakota's Leaf-toed Gecko
  297. Hemidactylus vanam Chaitanya, Lajmi & Giri, 2018 — Meghamalai Rock Gecko
  298. Hemidactylus varadgirii Chaitanya, Agarwal, Lajmi & Khandekar, 2019 — Giri's Brookish Gecko
  299. Hemidactylus vijayraghavani Mirza, 2018 — Vijay Raghavan's Leaf-toed Gecko
  300. Hemidactylus whitakeri Mirza, Gowande, Patil, Ambekar & Patel, 2018 — Whitaker's Termite Hill Gecko
  301. Hemidactylus xericolus Lajmi, Giri, Singh & Agarwal, 2020
  302. Hemidactylus yajurvedi Murthy, Bauer, Lajmi, Agarwal & Giri, 2015 — Kanker Rock Gecko

  303. Hemiphyllodactylus arakuensis Agarwal, Khandekar, Giri, Ramakrishnan & Karanth, 2019 — Araku Slender Gecko
  304. Hemiphyllodactylus aurantiacus (Beddome, 1870) — Southern Ghats Slender Gecko
  305. Hemiphyllodactylus jnana Agarwal, Khandekar, Giri, Ramakrishnan & Karanth, 2019 — Banglore Slender Gecko
  306. Hemiphyllodactylus kolliensis Agarwal, Khandekar, Giri, Ramakrishnan & Karanth, 2019 — Kolli Slender Gecko
  307. Hemiphyllodactylus minimus Mohapatra, Khandekar, Dutta, Mahapatra & Agarwal, 2020 — Ganjam Slender Gecko
  308. Hemiphyllodactylus nilgiriensis Agarwal, Bauer, Pal, Srikanthan & Khandekar, 2020 — Nilgiris Slender Gecko
  309. Hemiphyllodactylus peninsularis Agarwal, Bauer, Pal, Srikanthan & Khandekar, 2020 —  Kalakkad Mundanthurai Slender Gecko
  310. Hemiphyllodactylus typus Bleeker, 1860 — Tree Gecko or Indo-pacific Slender Gecko

  311. Lepidodactylus lugubris (Duméril & Bibron, 1836) — Common Smooth-scaled Gecko or Mourning Gecko

  312. Phelsuma andamandense Blyth, 1861 — Andaman Day Gecko

    Suborder Serpentes

    Infraorder Scolecophidia


    Superfamily Typhlopoidea


    Family Gerrhopilidae


    Subfamily Gerrhopilinae


  313. Gerrhopilus andamanensis (Stoliczka, 1871) — Andaman Worm Snake
  314. Gerrhopilus beddomii (Boulenger, 1890) — Beddome's Worm Snake
  315. Gerrhopilus oligolepis (Wall, 1909) — Few-scaled Worm Snake
  316. Gerrhopilus tindalli (Smith, 1943) — Nilgiri Hills Worm Snake
  317. Gerrhopilus thurstoni (Boettger, 1890) — Thurston's Worm Snake

    Superfamily Leptotyphlopoidea

    Family Leptotyphlopidae


    Subfamily Leptotyphlopinae


  318. Myriopholis blanfordi (Boulenger, 1890) — Sindh Thread Snake
  319. Myriopholis macroryncha (Jan, 1860) — Longnosed Worm Snake or Hook-snouted Worm Snake

    Infraorder Alethinophidia

    Superfamily Elapoidea


    Family Psammophiidae


    Subfamily Psammophiinae


  320. Psammodynastes pulverulentus (Boie, 1827) — Common Mock Viper

  321. Psammophis condanarus (Merrem, 1820) — Sand Snake
  322. Psammophis leithii Günther, 1869 — Leith's Sand Snake or Pakistani Ribbon Snake
  323. Psammophis longifrons Boulenger, 1896 — Stout Sand Snake or Long Sand Racer
  324. Psammophis schokari (Forskal, 1775) — Schokari Sand Racer or Schokari Sand Snake

    Superfamily Acrochordoidea

    Family Acrochordidae


    Subfamily Acrochordinae


  325. Acrochordus granulatus (Schneider, 1799) — Wart Snake or Marine File Snake

    Superfamily Booidea

    Family Boidae


    Subfamily Erycinae


  326. Eryx conicus (Schneider, 1801) — Common Sand Boa
  327. Eryx johnii (Russell, 1801) — Red Sand Boa
  328. Eryx whitakeri Das, 1991 — Whitaker’s Sand Boa

    Superfamily Colubroidea

    Family Colubridae


    Subfamily Colubrinae


  329. Elachistodon westermanni Reinhardt, 1863 — Indian Egg-eating Snake

    Family Natricidae

    Subfamily Natricinae


  330. Amphiesma stolatum (Linnaues, 1758) — Buff Striped Keelback

  331. Atretium schistosum (Daudin, 1803) — Olive Keelback or Split Keelback

  332. Hebius beddomei (Günther, 1864) — Beddome's Keelback
  333. Hebius clerki (Wall, 1925) — Yunnan Keelback
  334. Hebius lacrima Purkayastha & David, 2020 — Crying Keelback
  335. Hebius khasiense (Boulenger, 1890) — Khasi Hills Keelback
  336. Hebius modestum (Günther, 1875) — Modest Keelback
  337. Hebius monticola (Jerdon, 1853) — Wynad Keelback
  338. Hebius nicobarense (Scalter, 1891) — Nicobar Island Keelback
  339. Hebius parallelum (Boulenger, 1890) — Yunnan Keelback
  340. Hebius pealii (Scalter, 1891) — Assam Keelback
  341. Hebius venningi (Wall, 1910) — Chin Hills Keelback
  342. Hebius xenura (Wall, 1907) — Wall's Keelback

  343. Herpetoreas platyceps (Blyth, 1854) — Himalayan Keelback
  344. Herpetoreas sieboldii (Günther, 1860) — Siebold's Keelback or Sikkim Keelback

  345. Macropisthodon plumbicolor (Cantor, 1839) — Green Keelback

  346. Rhabdophis himalayanus (Günther, 1864) — Orange-collared Keelback
  347. Rhabdophis nuchalis (Boulenger, 1891) — Hubei Keelback
  348. Rhabdophis subminiatus (Schlegel, 1837) — Red-necked Keelback

  349. Rhabdops aquaticus Giri, Deepak, Captain & Gower, 2017 — Aquatic Rhabdops or Water Rhabdops
  350. Rhabdops olivaceus (Beddome, 1863) — Olive Trapezoid Snake

  351. Smithophis arunachalensis Das, Deepak, Captain, Wade & Gower, 2020 — Arunachal Rain Snake
  352. Smithophis bicolor (Blyth, 1854) — Brown Trapezoid Snake or Two-colored Forest Snake

  353. Sinonatrix percarinata (Boulenger, 1899) — Olive Annulate Keelback or Eastern Water Snake

  354. Trachischium apteii Bhosale, Gowande & Mirza, 2019 — Apte's Worm-eating Snake
  355. Trachischium fuscum (Blyth, 1854) — Black-bellied Worm-eating Snake
  356. Trachischium guentheri (Boulenger, 1890) — Günther's Worm-eating Snake
  357. Trachischium laeve Peracca, 1904 — Olive Oriental Slender Snake
  358. Trachischium monticola (Cantor, 1839) — Mountain Worm-eating Snake
  359. Trachischium sushantai Raha, Das, Bag, Debnath & Pramanick, 2018
  360. Trachischium tenuiceps (Blyth, 1854) — Yellow-bellied Worm-eating Snake

  361. Xenochrophis cerasogaster (Cantor, 1839) — Painted Keelback
  362. Xenochrophis flavipunctatus (Hallowell, 1860) — Yellow-spotted Keelback
  363. Xenochrophis piscator (Schneider, 1799) — Checkered Keelack
  364. Xenochrophis punctalatus (Günther, 1858)
  365. Xenochrophis sanctijohannis (Boulenger, 1890) — St. Jonh's Keelback
  366. Xenochrophis schnurrenbergeri (Kramer, 1977) — Bar-necked Keelback
  367. Xenochrophis trianguligerus (Boie, 1827) — Triangle Keelback
  368. Xenochrophis tytleri (Blyth, 1863) — Tytler's Keelback

  369. Blythia reticulata (Blyth, 1854)    Blyth's Reticulate Snake
  370. Blythia hmuifang Vogel, Lalremsanga & Vanlalhrima, 2017    Mizoram Ground Snake

    Family Pseudoxenodontidae

    Subfamily Pseudoxenodontinae


  371. Pseudoxenodon macrops (Blyth, 1855) — Large-eyed Bamboo Snake or Mock Cobra

    Family Colubridae

    Subfamily Ahaetuliinae


  372. Ahaetulla anomala Annandale, 1906 — Variable Vine Snake
  373. Ahaetulla borealis Mallik, Srikanthan, Pal, D'souza, Shanker & Ganesh, 2020
  374. Ahaetulla dispar (Günther, 1864) — Günther’s Vine Snake
  375. Ahaetulla farnsworthi Mallik, Srikanthan, Pal, D'souza, Shanker & Ganesh, 2020
  376. Ahaetulla fronticincta (Günther, 1858) — Günther's Whip Snake or Burmese Vine Snake
  377. Ahaetulla isabellina (Wall, 1910) — Isabelline Vine Snake
  378. Ahaetulla laudankia Deepak, Narayanan, Sarkar, Dutta & Mohapatra, 2019 – Laudankia Vine Snake
  379. Ahaetulla malabarica Mallik, Srikanthan, Pal, D'souza, Shanker & Ganesh, 2020 – Malabar Vine Snake
  380. Ahaetulla oxyrhyncha Bell, 1825
  381. Ahaetulla perroteti (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854) — Perrotet's Vine Snake or Western Ghats Bronzeback
  382. Ahaetulla prasina (Boie, 1827) — Oriental Whip Snake or Asian Vine Snake
  383. Ahaetulla sahyadrensis Mallik, Srikanthan, Pal, D'souza, Shanker & Ganesh, 2020 – Sahyadri Vine Snake
  384. Ahaetulla travancorica Mallik, Srikanthan, Pal, D'souza, Shanker & Ganesh, 2020 – Travancore Vine Snake

  385. Chrysopelea ornata (Shaw, 1802) — Ornate Flying Snake
  386. Chrysopelea paradisi (Boie,  1827) — Paradise Flying Snake or Paradise Tree Snake
  387. Chrysopelea taprobanica Smith, 1943 — Indian Flying Snake

  388. Dendrelaphis andamanensis (Anderson, 1871) — Andaman Bronze-back
  389. Dendrelaphis ashoki Vogel and Van Rooijen, 2011 — Ashok’s Bronzeback Tree Snake
  390. Dendrelaphis biloreatus Wall, 1908 — Gore's Bronzeback
  391. Dendrelaphis chairecacos (Boie, 1827) — Western Ghats bronzeback
  392. Dendrelaphis cyanochloris (Wall, 1921) — Wall's Bronzeback
  393. Dendrelaphis girii Vogel & Van Rooijen, 2011 — Giri's Bronzeback
  394. Dendrelaphis grandoculis (Boulenger, 1890) — Large-eyed Bronzeback Tree Snake
  395. Dendrelaphis humayuni Tiwari & biswas, 1973 — Tiwari's Bronzeback
  396. Dendrelaphis pictus (Gmelin, 1789) — Painted Bronzeback
  397. Dendrelaphis tristis (Daudin, 1803) — Common Bronzeback Tree Snake
  398. Dendrelaphis walli Vogel & Van Rooijen, 2011
  399. Dendrelaphis subocularis (Boulenger, 1888) — Mountain Bronzeback

  400. Proahaetulla antiqua Mallik, Achyuthan, Ganesh, Pal, Vijayakumar & Shanker, 2019 — Antique Vine Snake

    Family Colubridae

    Subfamily Colubrinae


  401. Archelaphe bella (Stanley, 1917) — Bella Rat Snake

  402. Argyrogena fasciolata (Shaw, 1802) — Banded Racer
  403. Argyrogena vittacaudata (Blyth, 1854) — Darjeeling Racer

  404. Boiga andamanensis (Wall, 1909) — Andaman Cat Snake
  405. Boiga beddomei (Wall, 1909) — Beddome's Cat Snake
  406. Boiga cyanea (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854) — Green Cat Snake
  407. Boiga dightoni (Boulenger, 1894) — Pirmad Cat Snake
  408. Boiga flaviviridis Vogel & Ganesh, 2013 — Yellow-green Cat Snake
  409. Boiga forsteni (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854) — Forsten's Cat Snake
  410. Boiga gokool (Gray, 1834) — Arrowback Tree Snake
  411. Boiga multifasciata (Blyth, 1861) — Many-banded Tree Snake
  412. Boiga multomaculata (Boie, 1827) — Many-spotted Cat Snake
  413. Boiga nuchalis (Günther, 1875) — Collared Cat Snake
  414. Boiga ochracea (Theobald, 1868) — Tawny Cat Snake
  415. Boiga quincunciata (Wall, 1908) — Assam Cat Snake
  416. Boiga siamensis Nutaphand, 1971 — Gray Cat Snake or Eyed Cat Snake
  417. Boiga thackerayi Giri, Deepak, Captain, Pawar & Tillack, 2019 — Thackeray's Cat Snake
  418. Boiga trigonata (Schneider, 1802) — Common Cat Snake
  419. Boiga wallachi Das 1998 — Nicobar Cat Snake

  420. Coelognathus flavolineatus (Schlegel, 1837) — Black Copper Rat Snake or Yellow-striped Snake
  421. Coelognathus helena (Daudin, 1803) — Common Trinket snake
  422. Coelognathus radiatus (Boie, 1827) — Copper-head Trinket Snake

  423. Cyclophiops doriae Boulenger, 1888 — Doria's green snake

  424. Dryocalamus gracilis (Günther, 1864) — Scarce Bridal Snake
  425. Dryocalamus nympha (Daudin, 1803) — Vellore Bridal Snake

  426. Elaphe cantoris (Boulenger, 1894) — Eastern Trinket Snake
  427. Elaphe frenatum (Gray, 1853) — Khasi Hills Trinket Snake
  428. Elaphe hodgsoni (Günther, 1860) — Himalayan Trinket Snake
  429. Elaphe prasinum (Blyth, 1854) — Green Trinket Snake
  430. Elaphe taeniura (Cope, 1861) — Yunnanese Striped Trinket Snake or Beauty Snake

  431. Euprepiophis mandarinus (Cantor, 1842) — Mandarin Ratsnake

  432. Gonyosoma oxycephalum (Boie, 1827) — Red-tailed Green Ratsnake

  433. Liopeltis calamaria (Günther, 1858) — Calamaria Reed Snake
  434. Liopeltis frenata (Günther, 1858) — Günther's Reed Snake
  435. Liopeltis rappii (Günther, 1860) — Himalayan Stripe-necked Snake
  436. Liopeltis stoliczkae (Sclater, 1891) — Stoliczka’s stripe- necked snake

  437. Lycodon anamallensis Günther, 1864 — Colombo Wolf Snake
  438. Lycodon aulicus (Linnaeus, 1758) — Common Wolf Snake
  439. Lycodon deccanensis Ganesh, Deuti, Punith, Achyuthan, Mallik, Adhikari & Vogel, 2020 — Deccan Wolf Snake
  440. Lycodon fasciatus (Anderson, 1879) — Banded Wolf Snake
  441. Lycodon flavicollis Mukherjee & Bhupathy, 2007 — Yellow-collared Wolf Snake
  442. Lycodon flavomaculatus Wall, 1907 — Yellow-spotted Wolf Snake
  443. Lycodon gammiei (Blanford, 1878) — Gamie's Wolf Snake or Sikkim False Wolf Snake
  444. Lycodon hypsirhinoides (Theobald, 1868)
  445. Lycodon jara (Shaw, 1802) — Twin-spotted Wolf Snake
  446. Lycodon laoensis Günther, 1864 — Laotian Wolf Snake
  447. Lycodon mackinnoni Wall, 1906 — Mackinnon's Wolf Snake
  448. Lycodon septentrionalis (Günther, 1875) — Günther’s False Wolf Snake or White-banded Wolf Snake
  449. Lycodon striatus (Shaw, 1802) — Barred Wolf Snake
  450. Lycodon subcinctus Boie, 1827 — Malayan Banded Wolf Snake
  451. Lycodon tiwarii Biswas & Sanyal, 1965 — Andaman Wolf Snake
  452. Lycodon travancoricus (Beddome, 1870) — Travancore Wolf Snake
  453. Lycodon zawi Slowinski, Pawar, Win, Thin, Gyi, Oo & Tun, 2001 — Zaw's Wolf Snake

  454. Lytorhynchus paradoxus (Günther, 1875) — Sindh Awl-headed Snake

  455. Oligodon affinis Günther, 1862 — Western Kukri Snake
  456. Oligodon albocinctus (Cantor, 1839) — Light-barred Kukri Snake
  457. Oligodon arnensis (Shaw, 1802) — Banded Kukri Snake or Common Kukri Snake
  458. Oligodon brevicauda Günther, 1862 — Shorthead Kukri Sanke
  459. Oligodon catenatus (Blyth, 1854) — Assam Kukri Snake
  460. Oligodon cinereus (Günther, 1864) — Günther's Kukri Snake
  461. Oligodon cyclurus (Cantor, 1839) — Cantor's Kukri Snake
  462. Oligodon dorsalis (Gray, 1834) — Gray's Kukri Snake
  463. Oligodon erythrogaster Boulenger, 1907 — Nagarkot Kukri Snake
  464. Oligodon erythrorhachis Wall, 1910 — Namsang Kukri Snake
  465. Oligodon juglandifer (Wall, 1909) — Walnut Kukri Snake
  466. Oligodon kheriensis Acharji & Ray, 1936 — Coral-red Kukri Snake
  467. Oligodon melaneus Wall, 1909 — Bluebelly Kukri Snake
  468. Oligodon melanozonatus Wall, 1922 — Abor Hills Kukri Snake
  469. Oligodon nikhili Whitaker & Dattatri, 1982 — Nikhil's Kukri Snake
  470. Oligodon taeniolatus (Jerdon, 1853) — Variegated Kukri Snake or Streaked Kukri Snake
  471. Oligodon theobaldi (Günther, 1868) — Theobald's Kukri Snake
  472. Oligodon travancoricus Beddome, 1877 — Travancore Kukri Snake
  473. Oligodon venustus (Jerdon, 1853) — Jerdon's Kukri Snake
  474. Oligodon woodmasoni (Sclater, 1891) — Yellow-striped Kukri Snake

  475. Platyceps bholanathi (Sharma, 1976) — Nagarjunasagar Racer or Sharma's Racer
  476. Platyceps gracilis (Günther, 1862) — Graceful Racer or Slender Racer
  477. Platyceps rhodorachis (Jan, 1863) — Jan’s cliff racer or Common Cliff Racer
  478. Platyceps ventromaculatus (Gray, 1834) — Glossy-bellied Racer

  479. Spalerosophis arenarius (Boulenger, 1890) — Red-spotted Diadem Snake or Red-spotted Royal Snake
  480. Spalerosophis atriceps (Fischer, 1885) — Black-headed Royal Snake
  481. Spalerosophis diadema (Schlegel, 1837) — Blotched Royal Snake

  482. Oreocryptophis porphyraceus (Cantor, 1839) — Black-banded Trinket Snake or Red Bamboo Snake

  483. Ptyas korros (Schlegel, 1837) — Indo-Chinese Rat Snake
  484. Ptyas mucosa (Linnaeus, 1758) — Oriental Rat snake
  485. Ptyas nigromarginata (Blyth, 1854) — Green Rat Snake or Black-bordered Rat Snake

  486. Wallaceophis gujaratensis Mirza, Vyas, Patel, Maheta & Sanap,  2016 — Wallace’s Racer

  487. Wallophis brachyurus (Günther, 1866) — Indian Smooth Snake

    Family Calamariidae

    Subfamily Calamariinae

  488. Calamaria pavimentata Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854 — Collared Reed Snake

    Family Sibynophiidae

    Subfamily Sibynophiinae


  489. Sibynophis bistrigatus (Günther, 1868) — Günther's Many-tooth Snake
  490. Sibynophis collaris (Gray, 1853) — Collared black-headed snake
  491. Sibynophis sagittarius (Cantor, 1839) — Cantor’s Black-headed Snake
  492. Sibynophis subpunctatus (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854) — Dumeril's Black-headed Snake

    Superfamily Elapoidea

    Family Elapidae


    Subfamily indet.


  493. Bungarus andamanensis Biswas & Sanyal, 1978 — Andaman Krait
  494. Bungarus bungaroides (Cantor, 1839) — Northeastern Hill Krait
  495. Bungarus caeruleus (Schneider, 1801) — Common krait
  496. Bungarus fasciatus (Schneider, 1801) — Banded Krait
  497. Bungarus lividus Cantor, 1839 — Lesser Black Krait
  498. Bungarus niger Wall, 1908 — Greater Black Krait
  499. Bungarus romulusi Sunagar, Khochare, Senji Laxme, Attarde, Dam, Suranse, Khaire, Martin & Captain, 2021 — Romulus's Krait
  500. Bungarus sindanus Boulenger, 1897 — Sind Krait
  501. Bungarus walli Wall, 1907 — Wall's Sind Krait

  502. Calliophis bibroni (Jan, 1858) — Bibron’s Coral Snake
  503. Calliophis beddomei Smith, 1943 — Beddome’s Coral Snake
  504. Calliophis castoe Smith, Ogale, Deepak & Giri, 2012 — Castoe’s Coral Snake
  505. Calliophis melanurus (Shaw, 1802) — Slender Coral Snake
  506. Calliophis nigrescens (Günther, 1862) — Black Coral Snake

  507. Sinomicrurus macclellandi (Reinwardt, 1844) — MacClelland’s Coral Snake

  508. Ophiophagus hannah Cantor 1836 — King Cobra

  509. Naja kaouthia Lesson, 1831 — Monocled Cobra or Monocellate Cobra
  510. Naja naja (Linnaeus, 1758) — Spectacled Cobra
  511. Naja oxiana (Eichwald, 1831) — Central Asian Cobra
  512. Naja sagittifera Wall, 1913 — Andaman Cobra

    Superfamily Elapoidea

    Family Elapidae


    Subfamily Hydrophiinae


  513. Hydrophis caerulescens (Shaw, 1802) — Dwarf Sea Snake
  514. Hydrophis cantoris Günther, 1864 — Cantor’s Narrow-headed Sea Snake
  515. Hydrophis curtus (Shaw, 1802) — Spine-bellied Sea Snake or Shaw's Sea Snake
  516. Hydrophis cyanocinctus Daudin, 1803 — Annulated Sea Snake
  517. Hydrophis fasciatus (Schneider, 1799) — Striped Sea Snake
  518. Hydrophis gracilis (Shaw, 1802) — Narrow-headed sea snake
  519. Hydrophis hardwickii (Gray, 1834) — Hardwicke’s Spine-bellied Sea Snake
  520. Hydrophis jerdonii (Gray, 1849) — Jerdon's Sea Snake
  521. Hydrophis lapemoides (Gray, 1849) — Persian Gulf Sea Snake
  522. Hydrophis mamillaris (Daudin, 1803) — Bombay Sea Snake
  523. Hydrophis nigrocinctus (Daudin, 1803) — Black-banded Sea Snake
  524. Hydrophis obscurus Daudin, 1803 — Estuarine Sea Snake
  525. Hydrophis ornatus (Gray, 1842) — Ornate Reef Sea Snake
  526. Hydrophis platurus (Linnaeus, 1766) — Pelagic Sea Snake
  527. Hydrophis schistosus Daudin, 1803 — Hook-nosed sea snake
  528. Hydrophis spiralis (Shaw, 1802) — Yellow Sea Snake
  529. Hydrophis stokesii (Gray, 1846) — Stoke’s Sea Snake
  530. Hydrophis stricticollis Günther, 1864 — Collared Sea Snake
  531. Hydrophis viperinus (Schmidt, 1852) — Viperine Sea Snake

  532. Laticauda colubrina (Schneider, 1799) — Yellow-lipped Sea Krait
  533. Laticauda laticaudata (Linnaeus, 1758) — Blue-lipped Sea Krait or Common Sea Krait

    Superfamily Homalopsoidea

    Family Homalopsidae


    Subfamily Homalopsinae


  534. Dieurostus dussumieri (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854) — Dussumier's Water Snake or Kerala Mud Snake

  535. Homalopsis hardwickii Gry, 1842 — Hordwick's Water Snake

  536. Cantoria violacea Girard, 1858 — Yellow-banded Mangrove Snake or Cantor's Water Snake

  537. Cerberus rynchops (Schneider, 1799) — Dog-faced Water Snake

  538. Enhydris enhydris (Schneider, 1799) — Rainbow water snake or Striped Water Snake

  539. Ferania sieboldii (Schlegel, 1837) — Siebold's Smooth Water Snake or Siebold's Mud Snake

  540. Fordonia leucobalia (Schlegel, 1837) — Crab-eating Water Snake or White-bellied Mangrove Snake

  541. Gerarda prevostiana (Eydoux & Gervais, 1837) — Glossy Marsh snake or Cat-eyed Water Snake

  542. Hypsiscopus plumbea (Boie, 1827) — Plumbeous Water Snake or Boie's Mud Snake

    Superfamily Pareoidea

    Family Pareidae


    Subfamily Pareinae


  543. Pareas kaduri Bhosale, Phansalkar, Sawant, Gowande, Patel, Mirza, 2020 — Kadur's Snail-eater
  544. Pareas monticola (Cantor, 1839) — Assam Snail-eater or Common Slug Snake
  545. Pareas macularius Theobald, 1868 — Darjeeling Snail-eater

    Subfamily Xylophiinae

  546. Xylophis captaini Gower & Winkler, 2007 — Captain’s wood snake
  547. Xylophis mosaicus Deepak, Narayanan, Das, Rajkumar, Easa, Sreejith & Gower, 2020 — Anamalai Wood Snake
  548. Xylophis perroteti (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854) — Perrotet's Mountain Snake or Striped Narrow-headed Snake
  549. Xylophis stenorhynchus (Günther, 1875) — Günther's Mountain Snake

    Superfamily Xenodermoidea

    Family Xenodermidae


    Subfamily Xenoderminae


  550. Stoliczkia khasiensis Jerdon, 1870 — Khasi Earth Snake

    Superfamily Pythonoidea

    Family Pythonidae


    Subfamily Pythoninae


  551. Malayopython reticulatus (Schneider, 1801) — Reticulated Python

  552. Python molurus (Linnaeus, 1758) — Indian Rock Python
  553. Python bivittatus Kuhl, 1820 — Burmese Python

    Family Xenopeltidae

    Subfamily Xenopeltinae


  554. Xenopeltis unicolor Reinwardt, 1827 — Sunbeam Snake

    Superfamily Uropeltoidea

    Family Uropeltidae


    Subfamily Uropeltinae


  555. Brachyophidium rhodogaster Wall, 1921 — Palni Mountain Burrowing Snake

  556. Melanophidium bilineatum Beddome, 1870 — Two-lined Black Earth Snake
  557. Melanophidium khairei Gower, Giri, Captain & Wilkinson, 2016 — Khaire's Black Shieldtail
  558. Melanophidium punctatum Beddome, 1871 — Beddome's Black Earth Snake
  559. Melanophidium wynaudense (Beddome, 1863) — Wayanad Shieltail or Indian Black Earth Snake

  560. Platyplectrurus madurensis Beddome, 1877 — Travancore Hill Thorntail Snake
  561. Platyplectrurus trilineatus (Beddome, 1867) — Lined Thorntail Snake

  562. Plectrurus aureus Beddome, 1880 — Kerala Burrowing Snake
  563. Pseudoplectrurus canaricus (Beddome, 1870) — Karnataka Burrowing Snake or Canara Shieldtail
  564. Plectrurus guentheri Beddome, 1863 — Günther's Burrowing Snake
  565. Plectrurus perroteti Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854 — Nilgiri Burrowing Snake or Perrotet's Shieldtail

  566. Rhinophis goweri Aengals & Ganesh, 2013 — Gower's Shieldtail
  567. Rhinophis karinthandani Sampaio, Narayanan, Cyriac, Venu & Gower, 2020 — Karinthandan's Shieldtail
  568. Rhinophis melanoleucus Cyriac, Narayanan, Sampaio, Umesh & Gower, 2020 — Black-white Shieldtail
  569. Rhinophis sanguineus Beddome, 1863 — Salty Earth Snake
  570. Rhinophis travancoricus Boulenger, 1892 — Travancore Shieldtail
  571. Rhinophis fergusonianus Boulenger, 1896 — Cardamom Hills Earth Snake

  572. Teretrurus sanguineus (Beddome, 1867) — Purple-red Earth Snake

  573. Uropeltis arcticeps (Günther, 1875) — Tirunelveli Earth Snake
  574. Uropeltis beddomii (Günther, 1862) — Beddome's Earth Snake
  575. Uropeltis bhupathy Jins, Sampaio & Gower, 2018 — Bhupathy's Shieldtail
  576. Uropeltis bicatenata (Günther, 1864) — Bicatenate Uropeltis or Two-chained Uropeltis
  577. Uropeltis broughami (Beddome, 1878) — Brougham's Earth Snake
  578. Uropeltis ceylanica Cuvier, 1829 — Ceylon Earth Snake
  579. Uropeltis dindigalensis (Beddome, 1877) — Sirumalai Hill Earth Snake
  580. Uropeltis ellioti (Gray, 1858) — Elliot's Earth Snake
  581. Uropeltis grandis (Beddome, 1867) — Smith's Earth Snake
  582. Uropeltis liura (Günther, 1875) — Günther's Earth Snake
  583. Uropeltis macrolepis (Peters, 1862) — Bombay Earth Snake
  584. Uropeltis macrorhyncha (Beddome, 1877) — Anamally Earth Snake
  585. Uropeltis maculata (Beddome, 1878) — Spotted Earth Snake
  586. Uropeltis madurensis (Beddome, 1878) — Madura Earth Snake
  587. Uropeltis myhendrae (Beddome, 1886) — Boulenger's Earth Snake
  588. Uropeltis nitida (Beddome, 1878) — Southern Earth Snake
  589. Uropeltis ocellata (Beddome, 1863) — Ocellate Shieldtail or Ocellated Earth Snake
  590. Uropeltis petersi (Beddome, 1878) — Shieldtail Earth Snake
  591. Uropeltis phipsonii (Mason, 1888) — Phipson's Shieldtail
  592. Uropeltis pulneyensis (Beddome, 1863) — Palni Shieldtail or Indian Earth Snake
  593. Uropeltis rajendrani Ganesh & Achyuthan, 2020 — Rajendran's Shieldtail Snake
  594. Uropeltis rubrolineata (Günther, 1875) — Red-lined Earth Snake
  595. Uropeltis rubromaculata (Beddome, 1867) — Red-spotted Earth Snake
  596. Uropeltis woodmasoni (Theobald, 1876) — Woodmason's Earth Snake
  597. Uropeltis shorttii (Beddome, 1863) — Shevaroy Hills Earth Snake
  598. Uropeltis mahabaleshwarensis Chari, 1955 — Mahabaleshwar Shieldtail

    Superfamily Viperoidea

    Family Viperidae


    Subfamily Crotalinae


  599. Gloydius himalayanus (Günther, 1864) — Himalayan Pit Viper

  600. Hypnale hypnale (Merrem, 1820) — Hump-nosed Pit Viper

  601. Ovophis monticola (Günther, 1864) — Chinese Mountain Pit Viper

  602. Protobothrops himalayanus Pan, Chhettri, Yang, Jiang, Wang, Zhang & Vogel, 2013
  603. Protobothrops jerdonii (Günther, 1875) — Jerdon's Pit Viper
  604. Protobothrops kaulbacki (Smith, 1940) — Kaulback's Lance-headed Pit Viper
  605. Protobothrops mucrosquamatus (Cantor, 1839) — Brown Spotted Pit Viper

  606. Trimeresurus albolabris Gray, 1842 — White-lipped Pit Viper or White-lipped Tree Viper
  607. Trimeresurus andersoni Theobald, 1868 — Andaman Pit Viper or Anderson's Pit Viper
  608. Trimeresurus arunachalensis Captain, Deepak, Pandit, Bhatt & Athreya, 2019 — Arunachal Pit Viper
  609. Trimeresurus cantori (Blyth, 1846) — Cantor's Pit Viper
  610. Trimeresurus davidi Chandramouli, Campbell & Vogel, 2020 — David's Pit Viper
  611. Trimeresurus erythrurus (Cantor, 1839) — Red-tailed Bamboo Pit Viper
  612. Trimeresurus gramineus (Shaw, 1802) — Common Bamboo Pit Viper
  613. Trimeresurus gumprechti David, Vogel, Pauwels & Vidal, 2002 — Gumprecht's Green Pit Viper
  614. Trimeresurus labialis Fitzinger, 1867 — Island Pit Viper or Nicobar Bamboo Pit Viper
  615. Trimeresurus macrolepis Beddome, 1862 — Large-scaled Pit Viper
  616. Trimeresurus malabaricus (Jerdon, 1854) — Malabar Pit Viper
  617. Trimeresurus medoensis Zhao, 1977 — Medo Pit Viper or Green Bamboo Leaf Pit Viper
  618. Trimeresurus mutabilis Stoliczka, 1870 — Central Nicobar Pit Viper
  619. Trimeresurus popeiorum Smith, 1937 — Pope's Green Pit Viper
  620. Trimeresurus salazar Mirza, Bhosale, Phansalkar, Sawant, Gowande & Patel, 2020 — Salazar's Pit Viper
  621. Trimeresurus septentrionalis Kramer, 1977 — Himalayan White-lipped Pit Viper
  622. Trimeresurus stejnegeri Schmidt, 1925 — Stejneger's Bamboo Pit Viper or Chinese Green Tree Viper
  623. Trimeresurus strigatus Gray, 1842 — Horseshoe Pit Viper
  624. Trimeresurus yunnanensis Schmidt, 1925 — Yunnan Bamboo Pit Viper

  625. Tropidolaemus huttoni (Smith, 1949) — Hutton's Pit Viper

    Subfamily Viperinae

  626. Daboia russelii (Shaw & Nodder, 1797) — Russell's Viper

  627. Echis carinatus (Schneider, 1801) — Saw-scaled Viper

  628. Macrovipera lebetina (Linnaeus, 1758) — Levantine Viper

    Infraorder Scolecophidia

    Superfamily Typhlopoidea


    Family Typhlopidae


    Subfamily Asiatyphlopinae


  629. Argyrophis bothriorhynchus (Günther, 1864) — Günther's Blind Snake
  630. Argyrophis diardii (Schlegel, 1839) — Diard's Blind Snake
  631. Argyrophis muelleri (Schlegel, 1839) — Müller’s Blind Snake
  632. Argyrophis oatesii (Boulenger, 1890) — Andaman Island Worm Snake

  633. Grypotyphlops acutus (Duméril & Bibron, 1844) — Beaked Worm Snake or Beaked Blind Snake

  634. Indotyphlops braminus (Daudin, 1803) — Brahminy Blind Snake
  635. Indotyphlops exiguus (Jan, 1864) — Belgaum Worm Snake
  636. Indotyphlops jerdoni (Boulenger, 1890) — Jerdon's Worm Snake
  637. Indotyphlops loveridgei (Constable, 1949) — Loveridge's Worm Snake
  638. Indotyphlops meszoelyi (Wallach, 1999) — Darjeeling Worm Snake
  639. Indotyphlops pammeces (Günther, 1864) — South India Worm Snake
  640. Indotyphlops porrectus (Stoliczka, 1871) — Slender Worm Snake
  641. Indotyphlops tenuicollis (Peters, 1864) — Samagutin Worm Snake

    Order Testudines

    Suborder Cryptodira


    Superfamily Trionychoidea


    Family Trionychidae


    Subfamily Cyclanorbinae


  642. Lissemys punctata (Bonnaterre, 1789) — Indian Flapshell Turtle

    Subfamily Trionychinae

  643. Amyda cartilaginea (Boddaert, 1770) — Asiatic Softshell Turtle

  644. Chitra indica (Gray, 1831) — Indian Narrow-headed Softshell Turtle

  645. Nilssonia gangetica (Cuvier, 1825) — Indian Softshell Turtle
  646. Nilssonia hurum (Gray, 1831) — Indian Peacock Softshell Turtle
  647. Nilssonia leithii (Gray, 1872) — Leith's Softshell Turtle
  648. Nilssonia nigricans (Anderson, 1875) — Black Softshell Turtle

  649. Pelochelys cantorii Gray 1864 — Asian Giant Softshell Turtle

    Superfamily Chelonoidea

    Family Dermochelyidae


    Subfamily Dermochelyinae


  650. Dermochelys coriacea (Vandelli, 1761) — Leatherback sea turtle

    Family Cheloniidae

    Subfamily Carettinae


  651. Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758) — Loggerhead Turtle

  652. Chelonia mydas (Linnaeus, 1758) — Green Seaturtle

  653. Eretmochelys imbricata (Linnaeus, 1766) — Hawksbill Sea Turtle

  654. Lepidochelys olivacea (Eschscholtz, 1829) — Olive Ridley Sea Turtle

    Superfamily Testudinoidea

    Family Geoemydidae


    Subfamily Geoemydinae


  655. Batagur baska (Gray, 1831) — Northern River Turtle
  656. Batagur dhongoka (Gray, 1834) — Three-striped Roofed Turtle
  657. Batagur kachuga (Gray, 1831) — Red-crowned Roofed Turtle

  658. Cuora amboinensis (Daudin, 1802) — Southeast Asian Box Turtle
  659. Cuora mouhotii (Gray, 1862) — Keeled Box Turtle

  660. Cyclemys gemeli Fritz, Guicking, Auer, Sommer, Wink & HundsdÖrfer, 2008 — Gemel's Leaf Turtle
  661. Cyclemys dentata (Gray, 1831) — Asian Leaf Turtle
  662. Cyclemys oldhami Gray 1863 — Oldham's Leaf Turtle

  663. Geoclemys hamiltonii (Gray, 1831) — Spotted Pond Turtle

  664. Hardella thurjii (Gray, 1831) — Crowned River Turtle

  665. Melanochelys tricarinata (Blyth, 1856) — Tricarinate Hill Turtle
  666. Melanochelys trijuga (Schweigger, 1812) — Indian Black Turtle

  667. Morenia petersi (Anderson, 1879) — Indian Eyed Turtle

  668. Pangshura smithii (Gray, 1863) — Brown Roofed Turtle
  669. Pangshura sylhetensis Jerdon, 1870 — Assam Roofed Turtle
  670. Pangshura tecta (Gray, 1831) — Indian Roofed Turtle
  671. Pangshura tentoria (Gray, 1834) — Indian Tent Turtle

  672. Vijayachelys silvatica (Henderson, 1912) — Cochin Forest Cane Turtle

  673. Geochelone elegans (Schoepff, 1795) — Indian Star Tortoise

    Family Testudinidae

    Subfamily Testudininae


  674. Indotestudo elongata (Blyth, 1854) — Elongated Tortoise
  675. Indotestudo travancorica (Boulenger, 1907) — Travancore Tortoise

  676. Manouria emys (Schlegel & Müller, 1844) — Asian Giant Tortoise or Brown Tortoise


Key References:

  1. Aengals, R., V. M. Sathish Kumar, M. J. Palot, and S. R. Ganesh. 2018. A Checklist of Reptiles of India (v. 3). Kolkata: Zoological Survey of India. pp. 35.

  2. Burbrink, F. T., F. G. Grazziotin, R. A. Pyron, D. Cundall, S. Donnellan, et al. 2020. Interrogating genomic-scale data for Squamata (lizards, snakes, and amphisbaenians) shows no support for key traditional morphological relationships. Systematic Biology, 69:502–520.

  3. Uetz, P., P. Freed, and J. Hošek (eds.) 2020. The Reptile Database. Accessed April 2020.

  4. Zaher H., R. W. Murphy, J. C. Arredondo, R. Graboski, P. R. Machado-Filho, K. Mahlow, et al. 2019. Large-scale molecular phylogeny, morphology, divergence-time estimation, and the fossil record of advanced caenophidian snakes (Squamata: Serpentes). PLoS ONE, 14:e0216148.



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Jangid, A.K., A. Kamdar, K. Kunte, and A. Pyron. 2021. Classification Of Indian Reptiles. In Khandekar, A., P. Roy, and K. Kunte (eds.). Reptiles of India, v. 1.25. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.

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