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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 melanura Blyth, 1854 — Black agama
  13. Laudakia pakistanica (Baig, 1989) — Pakistani agama
  14. Laudakia tuberculata (Gray, 1827) — Kashmir Rock Agama or Tuberculated Agama

  15. Paraudakia himalayana (Steindachner, 1867) — Himalayan Agama

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

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

    Subfamily Draconinae

  19. Calotes calotes (Linnaeus, 1758) — Common Green Forest Lizard
  20. Calotes emma Gray, 1845 — Forest Garden Lizard or Emma Gray's forest lizard
  21. Calotes geissleri Wagner, Ihlow, Hartmann, Flecks, Schmitz & Böhme, 2021
  22. Calotes grandisquamis Günther, 1875 — Large-scaled Forest Lizard
  23. Calotes irawadi Zug, Brown, Schulte & Vindum 2006 — Irawadi forest lizard
  24. Calotes jerdoni Günther, 1870 — Jerdon's Forest Lizard
  25. Calotes maria Gray, 1845 — Khasi Hills Forest Lizard
  26. Calotes minor (Hardwicke & Gray, 1827) — Short-tailed Ground Agama or Hardwicke's Bloodsucker
  27. Calotes mystaceus Duméril & Bibron, 1837 — Indo-chinese Forest Lizard or Moustached Forest lizard
  28. Calotes nemoricola Jerdon, 1853 — Nilgiri Forest Lizard
  29. Calotes paulus (Smith, 1935) Small Forest Lizard
  30. Calotes versicolor (Daudin, 1802) — Oriental Garden Lizard
  31. Calotes zolaiking Giri, Chaitanya, Mahony, Lalrounga, Lalrinchhana, Das, Sarkar, Karanth & Deepak, 2019 — Mizoram Montane Forest Lizard

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

  35. Japalura andersoniana Annandale, 1905 — Anderson's Mountain lizard
  36. Japalura austeniana (Annandale, 1908) — Abor Hills agama
  37. Japalura kumaonensis (Annandale, 1907) — Kumaon Mountain lizard or Kumaon Forest Agama
  38. Japalura major (Jerdon, 1870) — Large Mountain Lizard or Greater Forest Agama
  39. Japalura sagittifera Smith, 1940 — Burmese Japalura
  40. Japalura tricarinata (Blyth, 1853) — Three Keeled Mountain Lizard or Tricarinate Forest Agama
  41. Japalura variegata Gray, 1853 — Variegated Mountain Lizard

  42. Cristidorsa otai (Mahony, 2009) — Ota's Mountain Lizard
  43. Cristidorsa planidorsata (Jerdon, 1870) — Smooth-Scaled Mountain Lizard

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

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

  49. Pseudocalotes andamanensis (Boulenger, 1891)Green Crestless Forest Lizard
  50. Pseudocalotes kingdonwardi (Smith, 1935) – Kingdonward's Bloodsucker

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

  54. Sitana attenboroughii Sadasivan, Ramesh, Palot, Ambekar & Mirza, 2018 — Attenborough’s Fan-throated Lizard
  55. Sitana devakai Amarasinghe, Ineich & Karunarathna, 2015 Devaka’s Fan-throated Lizard
  56. Sitana dharwarensis Ambekar, Murthy & Mirza, 2020 — Dharwar Fan-throated Lizard
  57. Sitana gokakensis Deepak, Khandekar, Chaitanya & Karanth, 2018 — Gokak Fan-throated Lizard
  58. Sitana kalesari Bahuguna, 2015 — Kalesar Fan-throated Lizard
  59. Sitana laticeps Deepak & Giri, 2016 — Broad-headed Fan-throated Lizard
  60. Sitana marudhmneydhal Deepak, Khandekar, Varma & Chaitanya, 2016 — Marudhamneydhal Fan-throated Lizard
  61. Sitana ponticeriana Cuvier, 1829 — Pondichery Fan-throated Lizard
  62. Sitana spinaecephalus Deepak, Vyas & Giri, 2016 — Spiny-headed Fan- throated lizard
  63. Sitana sushili Deepak, Tillack, Kar, Sarkar & Mohapatra, 2021 Sushil’s Fan-throated lizard
  64. Sitana thondalu Deepak, Khandekar, Chaitanya & Karanth, 2018 — Nagarjunasagar Fan-throated Lizard
  65. Sitana visiri Deepak, Giri, Asif, Dutta, Vyas, Zambre, Bhosale & Karanth, 2016 — Palm-leaf Fan- throated Lizard

  66. Bronchocela cristatella  (Kuhl, 1820) — Green Crested Lizard
  67. Bronchocela danieli (Tiwari & biswas, 1973) — Daniel's Forest Lizard
  68. Bronchocela jubata Duméril & Bibron, 1837 — Maned Forest Lizard
  69. Bronchocela rubrigularis Hallermann, 2009

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

  72. Agasthyagama beddomei Boulenger, 1885 — Indian Kangaroo Lizard

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

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

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

    Subfamily Uromastycinae

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

    Superfamily Chamaeleonoidea


    Family Chamaeleonidae


    Subfamily Chamaeleoninae


  79. Chamaeleo zeylanicus Laurenti, 1768 — Indian Chameleon

    Suborder Dibamia

    Infraorder Dibames


    Superfamily Dibamoidea


    Family Dibamidae


    Subfamily Dibaminae


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

    Suborder Laterata

    Infraorder Lacertibaenia


    Superfamily Lacertoidea


    Family Lacertidae


    Subfamily Lacertinae


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

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

  90. Takydromus haughtonianus Jerdon, 1870 — Haughton's long-tailed lizard
  91. Takydromus khasiensis Boulenger, 1917 — Khasi Hills long-tailed lizard
  92. Takydromus sikkimensis Günther, 1888 — Sikkim long-tailed lizard
  93. Takydromus sexlineatus Daudin, 1802 — Six-striped Long-tailed Grass Lizard

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

    Suborder Scinciformata

    Infraorder Scincomorpha


    Superfamily Scincoidea


    Family Scincidae


    Subfamily Eugongylinae


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

    Subfamily Lygosominae

  97. Riopa albopunctata (Gray, 1846) — White-spotted Supple Skink
  98. Riopa goaensis (Sharma, 1976) — Goan Supple Skink
  99. Riopa guentheri (Peters, 1879) — Günther’s Supple Skink or Günther's Writhing Skink
  100. Riopa lineata (Gray, 1839) — Lined Supple Skink
  101. Riopa vosmaerii (Gray, 1839) — Vosmer's Writhing Skink
  102. Riopa punctata (Gmelin, 1799) — Spotted Supple Skink or Common Snake Skink

  103. Subduloceps bowringii (Günther, 1864) — Christmas Island Grass-skink or Bowring's Supple Skink
  104. Subduloceps nilgiriensis Ganesh, Srikanthan, Ghosh, Adhikari, Kumar & Datta-Roy, 2021
  105. Subduloceps pruthi (Sharma, 1977) — Pruthi's Supple Skink

    Subfamily Mabuyinae

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

  110. Eutropis allapallensis (Schmidt, 1926) — Allapalli Grass Skink or Schmidt's Mabuya
  111. Eutropis andamanensis (Smith, 1935) — Andaman Islands Grass Skink
  112. Eutropis ashwamedhi  (Sharma, 1969) — Ashwamedha Supple Skink
  113. Eutropis beddomei (Jerdon, 1870) — Beddome's Mabuya
  114. Eutropis bibronii (Gray, 1839) — Seashore Skink
  115. Eutropis brevis (Günther, 1875)
  116. Eutropis carinata (Schneider, 1801) — Common Skink or Keeled Indian Skink
  117. Eutropis clivicola (Inger, Shaffer, Koshy & Bakde, 1984) — Inger's Mabuya
  118. Eutropis dattaroyi Amarasinghe, Chandramouli, Deuti, Campbell, Henkananththegedara & Karunarathna, 2020 — Dattaroy's Skink
  119. Eutropis dissimilis (Hallowell, 1957) — Striped Grass Skink
  120. Eutropis dawsoni (Annandale, 1909) — Gans’ Grass Skink
  121. Eutropis innotata (Blanford, 1870) — Blanford's Mabuya
  122. Eutropis macularia (Blyth, 1853) — Bronze Grass Skink
  123. Eutropis multifasciata (Kuhl, 1820) — Many-lined Grass Skink or East Indian Brown Mabuya
  124. Eutropis nagarjunensis (Sharma, 1969) — Sharma's grass skink
  125. Eutropis quadricarinata Boulenger, 1887 — Four-keeled Grass Skink or Beautiful Mabuya
  126. Eutropis rudis (Boulenger, 1887) — Rough Mabuya
  127. Eutropis rugifera (Stoliczka, 1870) — Rough-scaled Sun Skink
  128. Eutropis trivittata (Hardwicke & Gray, 1827) — Three-lined Grass Skink or Three-banded Mabuya
  129. Eutropis tytleri (Theobald, 1868) — Tytler's Grass Skink

    Subfamily Scincinae

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

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

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

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

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

    Subfamily Sphenomorphinae

  137. Asymblepharus himalayanus (Günther, 1864) — Himalayan Ground Skink
  138. Asymblepharus ladacensis (Günther, 1864) — Ladakh Ground Skink
  139. Asymblepharus sikkimensis (Blyth, 1854) — Sikkim Ground Gecko
  140. Asymblepharus tragbulensis (Alcock, 1898) Tragbul Ground skink

  141. Kaestlea beddomii (Boulenger, 1887) — Beddome's Ground Skink
  142. Kaestlea bilineata (Gray, 1846) — Two-lined Ground Skink
  143. Kaestlea laterimaculata (Boulenger, 1887) — Side-spotted Ground Skink
  144. Kaestlea palnica (Boettger, 1892) — Palni Hills Ground Skink
  145. Kaestlea travancorica (Beddome, 1870) — Travancore Ground Skink

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

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

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

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

  154. Ristella beddomii Boulenger, 1887 — Beddome’s Cat Skink
  155. Ristella guentheri Boulenger, 1887 — Günther's Ristella
  156. Ristella travancorica (Beddome, 1870) — Travancore Ristella
  157. Ristella rurkii Gray, 1839 — Rurk's Ristella

    Suborder Gekkota

    Infraorder Gekkomorpha


    Superfamily Eublepharoidea


    Family Eublepharidae


    Subfamily Eublepharinae


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


    Superfamily Gekkonoidea

    Family Gekkonidae


    Subfamily Gekkoninae


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

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

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

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

  168. Cnemaspis aaronbaueri Sayyed, Grismer, Campbell & Dileepkumar, 2019 — Aaronbauer's Dwarf Gecko
  169. Cnemaspis adii Srinivasulu, Kumar & Srinivasulu, 2015 — Adi's Day Gecko
  170. Cnemaspis agarwali Khandekar, 2019 — Agarwal's Dwarf Gecko
  171. Cnemaspis ajijae Sayyed, Pyron & Dileepkumar, 2018 — Ajija's Day Gecko
  172. Cnemaspis amba Khandekar, Thackeray & Agarwal, 2019 — Amba Dwarf Gecko
  173. Cnemaspis amboliensis Sayyed, Pyron & Dileepkumar, 2018 — Amboli Day Gecko
  174. Cnemaspis anamudiensis Cyriac, Johny, Umesh & Palot, 2018 — Anamudi Dwarf Gecko
  175. Cnemaspis anandani Murthy, Nitesh, Sengupta & Deepak, 2019 — Anandan's Day Gecko
  176. Cnemaspisandersonii (Annandale, 1905)
  177. Cnemaspis assamensis Das & Sengupta, 2000 — Assamese Day Gecko
  178. Cnemaspis australis Manamendra-Arachchi, Batuwita & Pethiyagoda, 2007 — Southern Day Gecko
  179. Cnemaspis avasabinae Agarwal, Bauer & Khandekar, 2020 — Sabin's Nellore Dwarf Gecko
  180. Cnemaspis bangara Agarwal, Thackeray, Pal & Khandekar, 2020 — Golden-banded Dwarf Gecko
  181. Cnemaspis beddomei (Theobald, 1876) — Beddome's Day Gecko
  182. Cnemaspis chengodumalaensis Cyriac, Umesh, Deuti & Palot, 2020 — Chengodumala Dwarf Gecko
  183. Cnemaspis flaviventralis Sayyed, Pyron & Dahanukar, 2016 — Yellow-bellied Day Gecko
  184. Cnemaspis girii Mirza, Pal, Bhosale & Sanap, 2014 — Giri's Day Gecko
  185. Cnemaspis goaensis Sharma, 1976 — Goan Day Gecko
  186. Cnemaspis gracilis (Beddome, 1870) — Slender Day Gecko
  187. Cnemaspis graniticola Agarwal, Thackeray, Pal & Khandekar, 2020 — Granite Dwarf Gecko
  188. Cnemaspis heteropholis Bauer, 2002 — Mixed-scale Day Gecko
  189. Cnemaspis indica Gray, 1846 — Indian Day Gecko
  190. Cnemaspis indraneildasii Bauer, 2002 — Indraneildas's Day Gecko
  191. Cnemaspis jerdonii (Theobald, 1868) — Jerdon's Day Gecko
  192. Cnemaspis kolhapurensis Giri, Bauer & Gaikwad, 2009 — Kolhapur Day Gecko
  193. Cnemaspis kottiyoorensis Cyriac & Umesh, 2014 — Kottiyoor Day Gecko
  194. Cnemaspis koynaensis Khandekar, Thackeray & Agarwal, 2020 — Koyna Dwarf Gecko
  195. Cnemaspis krishnagiriensis Khandekar, Thackeray & Agarwal, 2019 Krishnagiri Dwarf Gecko
  196. Cnemaspis limayei Sayyed, Pyron & Dileepkumar, 2018 — Limaye's Day Gecko
  197. Cnemaspis littoralis (Jerdon, 1854) — Coastal Day Gecko
  198. Cnemaspis maculicollis Cyriac, Johny, Umesh & Palot, 2018
  199. Cnemaspis magnifica Khandekar, Thackeray, Pal & Agarwal, 2020 — Magnificent Dwarf Gecko
  200. Cnemaspis mahabali Sayyed, Pyron & Dileepkumar, 2018 — Mahabal's Day Gecko
  201. Cnemaspis mysoriensis (Jerdon, 1853) — Mysore Day Gecko
  202. Cnemaspis monticola Manamendra-Aachchi, Batuwita & Pethiyagoda, 2007 — Montane Day Gecko
  203. Cnemaspis nairi Inger Marx & Koshy, 1984 — Ponmudi Day Gecko
  204. Cnemaspis nicobaricus Chandramouli, 2020 — Nicobar Dwarf Gecko
  205. Cnemaspis nilagirica Manamendra-Aachchi, Batuwita & Pethiyagoda, 2007 — Nilgiri Day Gecko
  206. Cnemaspis ornata (Beddome, 1870) — Ornate Day Gecko
  207. Cnemaspis otai Das & Bauer, 2000 — Ota's Day Gecko or Vellore Day Gecko
  208. Cnemaspis palakkadensis Sayyed, Cyriac & Dileepkumar, 2020 — Palakkad Dwarf Gecko
  209. Cnemaspis ranganaensis Sayyed & Sulakhe, 2020 — Rangana Dwarf Gecko
  210. Cnemaspis rajgadensis Sayyed, Cyriac, Pardeshi & Sulakhe, 2021
  211. Cnemaspis rishivalleyensis Agarwal, Thackeray & Khandekar, 2020 — Rishi Valley Dwarf Gecko
  212. Cnemaspis schalleri Khandekar, Thackeray, & Agarwal, 2021 — Schaller’s Sakleshpur Dwarf Gecko
  213. Cnemaspis shevaroyensis Khandekar, Gaitonde & Agarwal, 2019 — Shevaroy Dwarf Gecko
  214. Cnemaspis sisparensis (Theobald, 1876) — Sispara Day Gecko
  215. Cnemaspis stellapulvis Khandekar, Thackeray & Agarwal, 2020 — Stardust Dwarf Gecko
  216. Cnemaspis thackerayi Khandekar, Gaitonde & Agarwal, 2019 — Thackeray's Dwarf Gecko
  217. Cnemaspis tropidogaster (Boulenger, 1885) — Rough-bellied Day Gecko
  218. Cnemaspis uttaraghati Khandekar, Thackeray, & Agarwal, 2021
  219. Cnemaspis wynadensis (Beddome, 1870) — Wynad Day Gecko
  220. Cnemaspis yelagiriensis Agarwal, Thackeray, Pal & Khandekar, 2020 — Yelagiri Dwarf Gecko
  221. Cnemaspis yercaudensis Das & Bauer, 2000 — Yercaud Day Gecko
  222. Cnemaspis zacharyi Cyriac, Palot, Deuti & Umesh, 2020 — Zachariah's Dwarf Gecko

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

  224. Cyrtodactylus aaronbaueri Purkayastha, Lalremsanga, Bohra, Biakzuala, Decemson, Muansanga, Vabeiryureilai & Rathee, 2021
  225. Cyrtodactylus adleri Das, 1997 — Alder's Bent-toed Gecko or Alder’s Bow-fingered Gecko
  226. Cyrtodactylus agarwali Purkayastha, Lalremsanga, Bohra, Biakzuala, Decemson, Muansanga, Vabeiryureilai & Rathee, 2021
  227. Cyrtodactylus albofasciatus (Boulenger, 1885) — Boulenger's Indian Gecko or Deccan Banded Gecko
  228. Cyrtodactylus arunachalensis Mirza, Bhosale, Ansari, Phansalkar, Sawant, Gowande & Patel, 2021 — Arunachla Bent-toed Gecko
  229. Cyrtodactylus bapme Kamei & Mahony, 2021 — Garo Hills Bent-toed Gecko
  230. Cyrtodactylus bengkhuaiai Purkayastha, Lalremsanga, Bohra, Biakzuala, Decemson, Muansanga, Vabeiryureilai & Rathee, 2021
  231. Cyrtodactylus bhupathy Agarwal, Mahony, Giri, Chaitanya & Bauer, 2018 — Bhupathy's Bent-toed Gecko
  232. Cyrtodactylus camortensis Chandramouli, 2020 — Camorta Bent-toed Gecko
  233. Cyrtodactylus chamba Agarwal, Khandekar & Bauer, 2018 — Chamba Bent-toed Gecko
  234. Cyrtodactylus collegalensis (Beddome, 1870) — Forest Spotted Gecko or Kollegal Ground Gecko
  235. Cyrtodactylus deccanensis (Günther, 1864) — Günther's Indian Gecko or Banded Ground Gecko
  236. Cyrtodactylus fasciolatus (Blyth, 1861) — Banded Bent-toed Gecko
  237. Cyrtodactylus gubernatoris (Annandale, 1913) — Sikkimese Bent-toed Gecko
  238. Cyrtodactylus guwahatiensis Agarwal, Mahony, Giri, Chaitanya & Bauer, 2018 — Guwahati Bent-toed Gecko
  239. Cyrtodactylus himalayanus Duda & Sahi, 1978 — Himalayan Bent-toed Gecko
  240. Cyrtodactylus himalayicus (Annandale, 1906) — Himalayan Bent-toed Gecko
  241. Cyrtodactylus jaintiaensis Agarwal, Mahony, Giri, Chaitanya & Bauer, 2018 — Jaintia Bent-toed Gecko
  242. Cyrtodactylus jeyporensis (Beddome, 1878) — Jaipore Ground Gecko or Patinghe Indian Gecko
  243. Cyrtodactylus karsticola Purkayastha, Lalremsanga, Bohra, Biakzuala, Decemson, Muansanga, Vabeiryureilai & Rathee, 2021
  244. Cyrtodactylus kazirangaensis Agarwal, Mahony, Giri, Chaitanya & Bauer, 2018 — Kaziranga Bent-toed Gecko
  245. Cyrtodactylus khasiensis (Jerdon, 1870) — Khasi Hills Bent-toed Gecko
  246. Cyrtodactylus lawderanum (Stoliczka, 1871) — Lawder's Bent-toed Gecko
  247. Cyrtodactylus malcomsmithi (Constable, 1949) – Smith’s Bent-toed Gecko
  248. Cyrtodactylus montanus Agarwal, Mahony, Giri, Chaitanya & Bauer, 2018 — Montane Bent-toed Gecko
  249. Cyrtodactylus nagalandensis Agarwal, Mahony, Giri, Chaitanya & Bauer, 2018 — Nagaland Bent-toed Gecko
  250. Cyrtodactylus nebulosus (Beddome, 1870) — Clouded Indian Gecko
  251. Cyrtodactylus nicobaricus Chandramouli, 2020 — Nicobar Bent-toed Gecko
  252. Cyrtodactylus rishivalleyensis Agarwal, 2016 — Rishi Valley Geckoella
  253. Cyrtodactylus rubidus (Blyth, 1861) — Andaman Bent-toed Gecko or Red Bow-fingered Gecko
  254. Cyrtodactylus septentrionalis Agarwal, Mahony, Giri, Chaitanya & Bauer, 2018
  255. Cyrtodactylus srilekhae Agarwal, 2016 — Banglore Geckoella
  256. Cyrtodactylus tripuraensis Agarwal, Mahony, Giri, Chaitanya & Bauer, 2018 — Tripura Bent-toed Gecko
  257. Cyrtodactylus urbanus Purkayastha, Das, Bohra, Bauer & Agarwal, 2020 — Urban Bent-toed Gecko
  258. Cyrtodactylus varadgirii Agarwal, Mirza, Pal, Maddock, Mishra & Bauer, 2016 — Giri's Geckoella

  259. Cyrtopodion aravallensis (Gill, 1997) — Delhi Rock Gecko
  260. Cyrtopodion kachhense (Stoliczka, 1872) — Kutch Bent-toed Gecko
  261. Cyrtopodion mansarulus Duda & Sahi, 1978 — Jammu Bent-toed Gecko
  262. Cyrtopodion montiumsalsorum (Annandale, 1913) — Salt Range Thin-toed Gecko
  263. Cyrtopodion scabrum (Heyden, 1827) — Rough Bent-toed Gecko

  264. Dravidogecko anamallensis (Günther, 1875) — Anamalai Gecko or Anaimalai Dravidogecko
  265. Dravidogecko douglasadamsi Chaitanya, Giri, Deepak, Datta-roy, Murthy & Karanth, 2019 — Adam's Dravidogecko
  266. Dravidogecko janakiae Chaitanya, Giri, Deepak, Datta-roy, Murthy & Karanth, 2019 — Janaki's Dravidogecko
  267. Dravidogecko septentrionalis Chaitanya, Giri, Deepak, Datta-roy, Murthy & Karanth, 2019 — Wayanad Dravidogecko
  268. Dravidogecko smithi Chaitanya, Giri, Deepak, Datta-roy, Murthy & Karanth, 2019 — Smith's Dravidogecko
  269. Dravidogecko tholpalli Chaitanya, Giri, Deepak, Datta-roy, Murthy & Karanth, 2019 — Kodaikanal Dravidogecko

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

  271. Gekko gecko (Linnaeus, 1758) — Tokay Gecko
  272. Gekko kuhli (Stejneger, 1902) Kuhli's Gliding Gecko
  273. Gekko lionotum Annandale, 1905 Smooth-backed Gliding Gecko or Malaysia Parachute Gecko
  274. Gekko nicobarensis Das & Vijayakumar, 2009 Nicobar Gliding Gecko
  275. Gekko smithii Gray, 1842 — Smith's Green-eyed Gecko or Large Forest Gecko
  276. Gekko stoliczkai Chandramouli, Gokulakrishnan, Sivaperuman & Grismer, 2021
  277. Gekko verreauxi Tytler, 1865 — Andaman Giant Gecko

  278. Hemidactylus aaronbaueri Giri, 2008 — Aaron Bauer's House Gecko
  279. Hemidactylus acanthopholis Mirza & Sanap, 2014 — Spiny-scaled Rock Gecko
  280. Hemidactylus albofasciatus Grandison & Soman, 1963 — White-striped Viper Gecko
  281. Hemidactylus aquilonius Zug & Mcmahan, 2007 — Northern Burmese Lizard pr Bengal Gecko
  282. Hemidactylus chikhaldaraensis Agarwal, Bauer, Giri & Khandekar, 2019 — Chikhaldara Brookish Gecko
  283. Hemidactylus chipkali Mirza & Raju, 2017 — Central Indian Leaf-toed Gecko
  284. Hemidactylus flavicauda Lajmi, Giri, Singh & Agarwal, 2020
  285. Hemidactylus flaviviridis Rüppell, 1835 — Yellow-bellied Gecko or Northern House Gecko
  286. Hemidactylus frenatus Duméril & Bibron, 1836 — Common House Gecko or South Asian House Gecko
  287. Hemidactylus garnotii Duméril & Bibron, 1836 — Indo-pacific Gecko or Garnot's House Gecko
  288. Hemidactylus giganteus Stoliczka, 1871 — Giant-Leaf-toed Gecko
  289. Hemidactylus gleadowi Murray, 1884 — Gleadow's House Gecko
  290. Hemidactylus gracilis Blanford, 1870 — Graceful Leaf-toed Gecko or Slender Gecko
  291. Hemidactylus graniticolus Agarwal, Giri & Bauer, 2011
  292. Hemidactylus gujaratensis Giri, Bauer, Vyas & Patil, 2009 — Gujarat Gecko
  293. Hemidactylus hemchandrai Dandge & Tiple, 2015 — Hemchandra's Gecko
  294. Hemidactylus imbricatus Bauer, Giri, Greenbam, Jackman, Dharne & Shouche, 2008 — Carrot-tail Viper Gecko
  295. Hemidactylus kangerensis Mirza, Bhosale & Patil, 2017 — Kanger Valley Rock Gecko
  296. Hemidactylus kolliensis Agarwal, Bauer, Giri & Khandekar, 2019 — Kolli Rock Gecko
  297. Hemidactylus leschenaultii Duméril & Bibron, 1836 — Bark Gecko or Leschenault's Leaf-toed Gecko
  298. Hemidactylus maculatus Duméril & Bibron, 1836 — Spotted Leaf-toed Gecko or Giant Spotted Gecko
  299. Hemidactylus malcolmsmithi (Constable, 1949) — Smith's Bent-toed Gecko
  300. Hemidactylus murrayi Gleadow, 1887 — Murray's House Gecko
  301. Hemidactylus paaragowli Srikanthan, Swamy, Mohan & Pal, 2018 — Travancore Rock Gecko
  302. Hemidactylus parvimaculatus Deraniyagala, 1953 — Spotted House Gecko
  303. Hemidactylus persicus Anderson, 1872 — Persian Leaf-toed Gecko or Persian Gecko
  304. Hemidactylus platyurus (Schneider, 1792) — Flat-tailed House Gecko or Frilled House Gecko
  305. Hemidactylus prashadi Smith, 1935 — Bombay Leaf-toed Gecko
  306. Hemidactylus reticulatus Beddome, 1870 — Reticulate Leaf-toed Gecko
  307. Hemidactylus rishivalleyensis Agarwal, Thackeray & Khandekar, 2020 — Rishi Valley Rock Gecko
  308. Hemidactylus robustus Heyden, 1827 — Heyden's Gecko
  309. Hemidactylus sahgali Mirza, Gowande, Patil, Ambekar & Patel, 2018 — Sahgal's Termite Hill Gecko
  310. Hemidactylus sankariensis Agarwal, Bauer, Giri & Khandekar, 2019 — Sankari Brookish Gecko
  311. Hemidactylus sataraensis Giri & Bauer, 2008 — Satara Gecko
  312. Hemidactylus scabriceps (Annandale, 1906) — Scaly Gecko
  313. Hemidactylus sirumalaiensis Khandekar, Thackeray, Pawar & Agarwal, 2020 — Sirumalai Rock Gecko
  314. Hemidactylus siva Srinivasulu, Srinivasulu & Kumar, 2018 — Hampi Rock Gecko
  315. Hemidactylus sushilduttai Giri, Bauer, Mohapatra, Srinivasulu & Agarwal, 2017 — Dutta's Mahendragiri Gecko
  316. Hemidactylus tamhiniensis Khandekar, Thackeray & Agarwal, 2021 Tamhini Giant Rock Gecko or Basalt Giant Rock Gecko
  317. Hemidactylus treutleri Mahony, 2009 — Treutler's Gecko
  318. Hemidactylus triedrus (Daudin, 1802) — Termite Hill Gecko or Dakota's Leaf-toed Gecko
  319. Hemidactylus vanam Chaitanya, Lajmi & Giri, 2018 — Meghamalai Rock Gecko
  320. Hemidactylus varadgirii Chaitanya, Agarwal, Lajmi & Khandekar, 2019 — Giri's Brookish Gecko
  321. Hemidactylus vijayraghavani Mirza, 2018 — Vijay Raghavan's Leaf-toed Gecko
  322. Hemidactylus whitakeri Mirza, Gowande, Patil, Ambekar & Patel, 2018 — Whitaker's Termite Hill Gecko
  323. Hemidactylus xericolus Lajmi, Giri, Singh & Agarwal, 2020
  324. Hemidactylus yajurvedi Murthy, Bauer, Lajmi, Agarwal & Giri, 2015 — Kanker Rock Gecko

  325. Hemiphyllodactylus arakuensis Agarwal, Khandekar, Giri, Ramakrishnan & Karanth, 2019 — Araku Slender Gecko
  326. Hemiphyllodactylus aurantiacus (Beddome, 1870) — Southern Ghats Slender Gecko
  327. Hemiphyllodactylus goaensis Khandekar, Parmar, N Sawant & Agarwal, 2021 Goan Slender Gecko
  328. Hemiphyllodactylus jnana Agarwal, Khandekar, Giri, Ramakrishnan & Karanth, 2019 — Banglore Slender Gecko
  329. Hemiphyllodactylus kolliensis Agarwal, Khandekar, Giri, Ramakrishnan & Karanth, 2019 — Kolli Slender Gecko
  330. Hemiphyllodactylus minimus Mohapatra, Khandekar, Dutta, Mahapatra & Agarwal, 2020 — Ganjam Slender Gecko
  331. Hemiphyllodactylus nilgiriensis Agarwal, Bauer, Pal, Srikanthan & Khandekar, 2020 — Nilgiris Slender Gecko
  332. Hemiphyllodactylus peninsularis Agarwal, Bauer, Pal, Srikanthan & Khandekar, 2020 —  Kalakkad Mundanthurai Slender Gecko
  333. Hemiphyllodactylus typus Bleeker, 1860 — Tree Gecko or Indo-pacific Slender Gecko

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

  335. Phelsuma andamandense Blyth, 1861 — Andaman Day Gecko

    Suborder Serpentes

    Infraorder Scolecophidia


    Superfamily Typhlopoidea


    Family Gerrhopilidae


    Subfamily Gerrhopilinae


  336. Gerrhopilus andamanensis (Stoliczka, 1871) — Andaman Worm Snake
  337. Gerrhopilus beddomii (Boulenger, 1890) — Beddome's Worm Snake
  338. Gerrhopilus oligolepis (Wall, 1909) — Few-scaled Worm Snake
  339. Gerrhopilus tindalli (Smith, 1943) — Nilgiri Hills Worm Snake
  340. Gerrhopilus thurstoni (Boettger, 1890) — Thurston's Worm Snake

    Superfamily Leptotyphlopoidea

    Family Leptotyphlopidae


    Subfamily Leptotyphlopinae


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

    Infraorder Alethinophidia

    Superfamily Elapoidea


    Family Psammophiidae


    Subfamily Pseudaspidinae


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

    Subfamily Psammophiinae

  344. Psammophis condanarus (Merrem, 1820) — Sand Snake
  345. Psammophis leithii Günther, 1869 — Leith's Sand Snake or Pakistani Ribbon Snake
  346. Psammophis longifrons Boulenger, 1896 — Stout Sand Snake or Long Sand Racer
  347. Psammophis schokari (Forskal, 1775) — Schokari Sand Racer or Schokari Sand Snake

    Superfamily Acrochordoidea

    Family Acrochordidae


    Subfamily Acrochordinae


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

    Superfamily Booidea

    Family Boidae


    Subfamily Erycinae


  349. Eryx conicus (Schneider, 1801) — Common Sand Boa
  350. Eryx johnii (Russell, 1801) — Red Sand Boa
  351. Eryx whitakeri Das, 1991 — Whitaker’s Sand Boa

    Superfamily Colubroidea

    Family Colubridae


    Subfamily Natricinae


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

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

  354. Hebius beddomei (Günther, 1864) — Beddome's Keelback
  355. Hebius clerki (Wall, 1925) — Yunnan Keelback
  356. Hebius lacrima Purkayastha & David, 2020 — Crying Keelback
  357. Hebius khasiense (Boulenger, 1890) — Khasi Hills Keelback
  358. Hebius modestus (Günther, 1875) — Modest Keelback
  359. Hebius monticola (Jerdon, 1853) — Wynad Keelback
  360. Hebius nicobarense (Scalter, 1891) — Nicobar Island Keelback
  361. Hebius parallelum (Boulenger, 1890) — Yunnan Keelback
  362. Hebius taronensis (Smith, 1940) Kachin Keelback
  363. Hebius venningi (Wall, 1910) — Chin Hills Keelback
  364. Herpetoreas pealii (Scalter, 1891) — Assam Keelback
  365. Herpetoreas xenura (Wall, 1907) — Wall's Keelback

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

  368. Rhabdophis bindi Das, Smith, Sidik, Sarker, Boruah, Patel, Murthy, & Deepak, 2021 Bindee Keelback Snake
  369. Rhabdophis plumbicolor (Cantor, 1839) — Green Keelback
  370. Rhabdophis himalayanus (Günther, 1864) — Orange-collared Keelback
  371. Rhabdophis helleri (Schlegel, 1837) Heller's Red-necked Keelback
  372. Rhabdophis nuchalis (Boulenger, 1891) — Hubei Keelback
  373. Rhabdophis subminiatus (Schlegel, 1837) — Red-necked Keelback

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

  376. Smithophis atemporalis Giri, Gower, Das, Lalremsanga, Lalronunga, Captain & Deepak, 2019
  377. Smithophis arunachalensis Das, Deepak, Captain, Wade & Gower, 2020 — Arunachal Rain Snake
  378. Smithophis bicolor (Blyth, 1854) — Brown Trapezoid Snake or Two-colored Forest Snake

  379. Trimerodytes percarinata (Boulenger, 1899) — Olive Annulate Keelback or Eastern Water Snake

  380. Trachischium apteii Bhosale, Gowande & Mirza, 2019 — Apte's Worm-eating Snake
  381. Trachischium fuscum (Blyth, 1854) — Black-bellied Worm-eating Snake
  382. Trachischium guentheri (Boulenger, 1890) — Günther's Worm-eating Snake
  383. Trachischium laeve Peracca, 1904 — Olive Oriental Slender Snake
  384. Trachischium monticola (Cantor, 1839) — Mountain Worm-eating Snake
  385. Trachischium sushantai Raha, Das, Bag, Debnath & Pramanick, 2018
  386. Trachischium tenuiceps (Blyth, 1854) — Yellow-bellied Worm-eating Snake

  387. Xenochrophis cerasogaster (Cantor, 1839) — Painted Keelback
  388. Xenochrophis trianguligerus (Boie, 1827) — Triangle Keelback

  389. Fowlea flavipunctatus (Hallowell, 1860) — Yellow-spotted Keelback
  390. Fowlea piscator (Schneider, 1799) — Checkered Keelack
  391. Fowlea punctalatus (Günther, 1858)
  392. Fowlea sanctijohannis (Boulenger, 1890) — St. Jonh's Keelback
  393. Fowlea schnurrenbergeri (Kramer, 1977) — Bar-necked Keelback
  394. Fowlea tytleri (Blyth, 1863) — Tytler's Keelback

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

    Family Pseudoxenodontidae

    Subfamily Pseudoxenodontinae


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

    Family Colubridae

    Subfamily Ahaetuliinae


  398. Ahaetulla anomala Annandale, 1906 — Variable Vine Snake
  399. Ahaetulla borealis Mallik, Srikanthan, Pal, D'souza, Shanker & Ganesh, 2020
  400. Ahaetulla dispar (Günther, 1864) — Günther’s Vine Snake
  401. Ahaetulla farnsworthi Mallik, Srikanthan, Pal, D'souza, Shanker & Ganesh, 2020
  402. Ahaetulla fronticincta (Günther, 1858) — Günther's Whip Snake or Burmese Vine Snake
  403. Ahaetulla isabellina (Wall, 1910) — Isabelline Vine Snake
  404. Ahaetulla laudankia Deepak, Narayanan, Sarkar, Dutta & Mohapatra, 2019 – Laudankia Vine Snake
  405. Ahaetulla malabarica Mallik, Srikanthan, Pal, D'souza, Shanker & Ganesh, 2020 – Malabar Vine Snake
  406. Ahaetulla oxyrhyncha Bell, 1825
  407. Ahaetulla perroteti (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854) — Perrotet's Vine Snake or Western Ghats Bronzeback
  408. Ahaetulla prasina (Boie, 1827) — Oriental Whip Snake or Asian Vine Snake
  409. Ahaetulla pulverulenta (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854) — Brown Vine Snake
  410. Ahaetulla sahyadrensis Mallik, Srikanthan, Pal, D'souza, Shanker & Ganesh, 2020 – Sahyadri Vine Snake
  411. Ahaetulla travancorica Mallik, Srikanthan, Pal, D'souza, Shanker & Ganesh, 2020 – Travancore Vine Snake

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

  413. Chrysopelea ornata (Shaw, 1802) — Ornate Flying Snake
  414. Chrysopelea paradisi (Boie,  1827) — Paradise Flying Snake or Paradise Tree Snake
  415. Chrysopelea taprobanica Smith, 1943 — Indian Flying Snake

  416. Dendrelaphis andamanensis (Anderson, 1871) — Andaman Bronze-back
  417. Dendrelaphis ashoki Vogel and Van Rooijen, 2011 — Ashok’s Bronzeback Tree Snake
  418. Dendrelaphis biloreatus Wall, 1908 — Gore's Bronzeback
  419. Dendrelaphis chairecacos (Boie, 1827) — Western Ghats bronzeback
  420. Dendrelaphis cyanochloris (Wall, 1921) — Wall's Bronzeback
  421. Dendrelaphis girii Vogel & Van Rooijen, 2011 — Giri's Bronzeback
  422. Dendrelaphis grandoculis (Boulenger, 1890) — Large-eyed Bronzeback Tree Snake
  423. Dendrelaphis humayuni Tiwari & biswas, 1973 — Tiwari's Bronzeback
  424. Dendrelaphis pictus (Gmelin, 1789) — Painted Bronzeback
  425. Dendrelaphis tristis (Daudin, 1803) — Common Bronzeback Tree Snake
  426. Dendrelaphis walli Vogel & Van Rooijen, 2011
  427. Dendrelaphis subocularis (Boulenger, 1888) — Mountain Bronzeback


    Family Colubridae

    Subfamily Colubrinae


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

  429. Argyrogena fasciolata (Shaw, 1802) — Banded Racer
  430. Argyrogena vittacaudata (Blyth, 1854) — Darjeeling Racer

  431. Boiga andamanensis (Wall, 1909) — Andaman Cat Snake
  432. Boiga beddomei (Wall, 1909) — Beddome's Cat Snake
  433. Boiga cyanea (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854) — Green Cat Snake
  434. Boiga dightoni (Boulenger, 1894) — Pirmad Cat Snake
  435. Boiga flaviviridis Vogel & Ganesh, 2013 — Yellow-green Cat Snake
  436. Boiga forsteni (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854) — Forsten's Cat Snake
  437. Boiga gokool (Gray, 1834) — Arrowback Tree Snake
  438. Boiga multifasciata (Blyth, 1861) — Many-banded Tree Snake
  439. Boiga multomaculata (Boie, 1827) — Many-spotted Cat Snake
  440. Boiga nuchalis (Günther, 1875) — Collared Cat Snake
  441. Boiga ochracea (Theobald, 1868) — Tawny Cat Snake
  442. Boiga quincunciata (Wall, 1908) — Assam Cat Snake
  443. Boiga siamensis Nutaphand, 1971 — Gray Cat Snake or Eyed Cat Snake
  444. Boiga thackerayi Giri, Deepak, Captain, Pawar & Tillack, 2019 — Thackeray's Cat Snake
  445. Boiga trigonata (Schneider, 1802) — Common Cat Snake
  446. Boiga wallachi Das 1998 — Nicobar Cat Snake
  447. Boiga westermanni (Reinhardt, 1863) — Indian Egg-eating Snake
  448. Boiga whitakeri Ganesh, Mallik, Achyuthan, Shanker & Vogel, 2021
  449. Coelognathus flavolineatus (Schlegel, 1837) — Black Copper Rat Snake or Yellow-striped Snake
  450. Coelognathus helena (Daudin, 1803) — Common Trinket snake
  451. Coelognathus radiatus (Boie, 1827) — Copper-head Trinket Snake

  452. Elaphe cantoris (Boulenger, 1894) — Eastern Trinket Snake
  453. Elaphe hodgsoni (Günther, 1860) — Himalayan Trinket Snake
  454. Elaphe taeniura (Cope, 1861) — Yunnanese Striped Trinket Snake or Beauty Snake

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

  456. Gonyosoma frenatum (Gray, 1853) — Khasi Hills Trinket Snake
  457. Gonyosoma oxycephalum (Boie, 1827) — Red-tailed Green Ratsnake
  458. Gonyosoma prasinum (Blyth, 1854) — Green Trinket Snake

  459. Liopeltis calamaria (Günther, 1858) — Calamaria Reed Snake
  460. Liopeltis frenata (Günther, 1858) — Günther's Reed Snake
  461. Liopeltis rappii (Günther, 1860) — Himalayan Stripe-necked Snake
  462. Liopeltis stoliczkae (Sclater, 1891) — Stoliczka’s stripe- necked snake

  463. Lycodon anamallensis Günther, 1864 — Colombo Wolf Snake
  464. Lycodon aulicus (Linnaeus, 1758) — Common Wolf Snake
  465. Lycodon deccanensis Ganesh, Deuti, Punith, Achyuthan, Mallik, Adhikari & Vogel, 2020 — Deccan Wolf Snake
  466. Lycodon fasciatus (Anderson, 1879) — Banded Wolf Snake
  467. Lycodon flavicollis Mukherjee & Bhupathy, 2007 — Yellow-collared Wolf Snake
  468. Lycodon flavomaculatus Wall, 1907 — Yellow-spotted Wolf Snake
  469. Lycodon gammiei (Blanford, 1878) — Gamie's Wolf Snake or Sikkim False Wolf Snake
  470. Lycodon gracilis (Günther, 1864) — Scarce Bridal Snake
  471. Lycodon hypsirhinoides (Theobald, 1868)
  472. Lycodon jara (Shaw, 1802) — Twin-spotted Wolf Snake
  473. Lycodon laoensis Günther, 1864 — Laotian Wolf Snake
  474. Lycodon mackinnoni Wall, 1906 — Mackinnon's Wolf Snake
  475. Lycodon nympha (Daudin, 1803) — Vellore Bridal Snake
  476. Lycodon septentrionalis (Günther, 1875) — Günther’s False Wolf Snake or White-banded Wolf Snake
  477. Lycodon striatus (Shaw, 1802) — Barred Wolf Snake
  478. Lycodon subcinctus Boie, 1827 — Malayan Banded Wolf Snake
  479. Lycodon tiwarii Biswas & Sanyal, 1965 — Andaman Wolf Snake
  480. Lycodon travancoricus (Beddome, 1870) — Travancore Wolf Snake
  481. Lycodon zawi Slowinski, Pawar, Win, Thin, Gyi, Oo & Tun, 2001 — Zaw's Wolf Snake

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

  483. Oligodon affinis Günther, 1862 — Western Kukri Snake
  484. Oligodon albocinctus (Cantor, 1839) — Light-barred Kukri Snake
  485. Oligodon arnensis (Shaw, 1802) — Banded Kukri Snake or Common Kukri Snake
  486. Oligodon brevicauda Günther, 1862 — Shorthead Kukri Sanke
  487. Oligodon catenatus (Blyth, 1854) — Assam Kukri Snake
  488. Oligodon churahensis Mirza, Bhardwaj & Patel, 2021
  489. Oligodon cinereus (Günther, 1864) — Günther's Kukri Snake
  490. Oligodon cyclurus (Cantor, 1839) — Cantor's Kukri Snake
  491. Oligodon dorsalis (Gray, 1834) — Gray's Kukri Snake
  492. Oligodon erythrogaster Boulenger, 1907 — Nagarkot Kukri Snake
  493. Oligodon erythrorhachis Wall, 1910 — Namsang Kukri Snake
  494. Oligodon juglandifer (Wall, 1909) — Walnut Kukri Snake
  495. Oligodon kheriensis Acharji & Ray, 1936 — Coral-red Kukri Snake
  496. Oligodon melaneus Wall, 1909 — Bluebelly Kukri Snake
  497. Oligodon melanozonatus Wall, 1922 — Abor Hills Kukri Snake
  498. Oligodon nikhili Whitaker & Dattatri, 1982 — Nikhil's Kukri Snake
  499. Oligodon taeniolatus (Jerdon, 1853) — Variegated Kukri Snake or Streaked Kukri Snake
  500. Oligodon theobaldi (Günther, 1868) — Theobald's Kukri Snake
  501. Oligodon travancoricus Beddome, 1877 — Travancore Kukri Snake
  502. Oligodon venustus (Jerdon, 1853) — Jerdon's Kukri Snake
  503. Oligodon woodmasoni (Sclater, 1891) — Yellow-striped Kukri Snake

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

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

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

  512. Ptyas doriae  (Boulenger, 1888) — Doria's green snake
  513. Ptyas korros (Schlegel, 1837) — Indo-Chinese Rat Snake
  514. Ptyas mucosa (Linnaeus, 1758) — Oriental Rat snake
  515. Ptyas nigromarginata (Blyth, 1854) — Green Rat Snake or Black-bordered Rat Snake

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

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

    Family Calamariidae

    Subfamily Calamariinae

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

    Family Sibynophiidae

    Subfamily Sibynophiinae


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

    Superfamily Elapoidea

    Family Elapidae


    Subfamily indet.


  523. Bungarus andamanensis Biswas & Sanyal, 1978 — Andaman Krait
  524. Bungarus bungaroides (Cantor, 1839) — Northeastern Hill Krait
  525. Bungarus caeruleus (Schneider, 1801) — Common krait
  526. Bungarus fasciatus (Schneider, 1801) — Banded Krait
  527. Bungarus lividus Cantor, 1839 — Lesser Black Krait
  528. Bungarus niger Wall, 1908 — Greater Black Krait
  529. Bungarus romulusi Sunagar, Khochare, Senji Laxme, Attarde, Dam, Suranse, Khaire, Martin & Captain, 2021 — Romulus's Krait
  530. Bungarus sindanus Boulenger, 1897 — Sind Krait
  531. Bungarus walli Wall, 1907 — Wall's Sind Krait

  532. Calliophis bibroni (Jan, 1858) — Bibron’s Coral Snake
  533. Calliophis beddomei Smith, 1943 — Beddome’s Coral Snake
  534. Calliophis castoe Smith, Ogale, Deepak & Giri, 2012 — Castoe’s Coral Snake
  535. Calliophis melanurus (Shaw, 1802) — Slender Coral Snake
  536. Calliophis nigrescens (Günther, 1862) — Black Coral Snake

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

  538. Ophiophagus hannah Cantor 1836 — King Cobra

  539. Naja kaouthia Lesson, 1831 — Monocled Cobra or Monocellate Cobra
  540. Naja naja (Linnaeus, 1758) — Spectacled Cobra
  541. Naja oxiana (Eichwald, 1831) — Central Asian Cobra
  542. Naja sagittifera Wall, 1913 — Andaman Cobra

    Superfamily Elapoidea

    Family Elapidae


    Subfamily Hydrophiinae


  543. Hydrophis caerulescens (Shaw, 1802) — Dwarf Sea Snake
  544. Hydrophis cantoris Günther, 1864 — Cantor’s Narrow-headed Sea Snake
  545. Hydrophis curtus (Shaw, 1802) — Spine-bellied Sea Snake or Shaw's Sea Snake
  546. Hydrophis cyanocinctus Daudin, 1803 — Annulated Sea Snake
  547. Hydrophis fasciatus (Schneider, 1799) — Striped Sea Snake
  548. Hydrophis gracilis (Shaw, 1802) — Narrow-headed sea snake
  549. Hydrophis hardwickii (Gray, 1834) — Hardwicke’s Spine-bellied Sea Snake
  550. Hydrophis jerdonii (Gray, 1849) — Jerdon's Sea Snake
  551. Hydrophis lapemoides (Gray, 1849) — Persian Gulf Sea Snake
  552. Hydrophis mamillaris (Daudin, 1803) — Bombay Sea Snake
  553. Hydrophis nigrocinctus (Daudin, 1803) — Black-banded Sea Snake
  554. Hydrophis obscurus Daudin, 1803 — Estuarine Sea Snake
  555. Hydrophis ornatus (Gray, 1842) — Ornate Reef Sea Snake
  556. Hydrophis platurus (Linnaeus, 1766) — Pelagic Sea Snake
  557. Hydrophis schistosus Daudin, 1803 — Hook-nosed sea snake
  558. Hydrophis spiralis (Shaw, 1802) — Yellow Sea Snake
  559. Hydrophis stokesii (Gray, 1846) — Stoke’s Sea Snake
  560. Hydrophis stricticollis Günther, 1864 — Collared Sea Snake
  561. Hydrophis viperinus (Schmidt, 1852) — Viperine Sea Snake

    Subfamily Laticaudinae

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

    Superfamily Homalopsoidea

    Family Homalopsidae


    Subfamily Homalopsinae


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Superfamily Pareoidea

    Family Pareidae


    Subfamily Pareinae


  573. Pareas andersonii (Boulenger, 1888) Anderson’s Slug Snake
  574. Pareas kaduri Bhosale, Phansalkar, Sawant, Gowande, Patel, Mirza, 2020 — Kadur's Snail-eater
  575. Pareas macularius Theobald, 1868 — Darjeeling Snail-eater
  576. Pareas monticola (Cantor, 1839) — Assam Snail-eater or Common Slug Snake
  577. Pareas modestus Theobald, 1868

    Subfamily Xylophiinae

  578. Xylophis captaini Gower & Winkler, 2007 — Captain’s wood snake
  579. Xylophis deepaki Narayanan, Mohapatra, Balan, Das & Gower, 2021 — Deepak's Wood Snake
  580. Xylophis mosaicus Deepak, Narayanan, Das, Rajkumar, Easa, Sreejith & Gower, 2020 — Anamalai Wood Snake
  581. Xylophis perroteti (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854) — Perrotet's Mountain Snake or Striped Narrow-headed Snake
  582. Xylophis stenorhynchus (Günther, 1875) — Günther's Mountain Snake

    Superfamily Xenodermoidea

    Family Xenodermidae


    Subfamily Xenoderminae


  583. Stoliczkia khasiensis Jerdon, 1870 — Khasi Earth Snake
  584. Stoliczkia vanhnuailianai Lalronunga, Lalhmangaiha, Zosangliana, Lalhmingliani, Gower, Das & Deepak, 2021 — Lushai Hills Dragon Snake

    Superfamily Pythonoidea

    Family Pythonidae


    Subfamily Pythoninae


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

  586. Python bivittatus Kuhl, 1820 — Burmese Python
  587. Python molurus (Linnaeus, 1758) — Indian Rock Python

    Family Xenopeltidae

    Subfamily Xenopeltinae


  588. Xenopeltis unicolor Reinwardt, 1827 — Sunbeam Snake

    Superfamily Uropeltoidea

    Family Uropeltidae


    Subfamily Uropeltinae


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

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

  595. Plectrurus aureus Beddome, 1880 — Kerala Burrowing Snake
  596. Plectrurus guentheri Beddome, 1863 — Günther's Burrowing Snake
  597. Plectrurus perroteti Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854 — Nilgiri Burrowing Snake or Perrotet's Shieldtail

  598. Pseudoplectrurus canaricus (Beddome, 1870) — Karnataka Burrowing Snake or Canara Shieldtail

  599. Rhinophis fergusonianus Boulenger, 1896 — Cardamom Hills Earth Snake
  600. Rhinophis goweri Aengals & Ganesh, 2013 — Gower's Shieldtail
  601. Rhinophis karinthandani Sampaio, Narayanan, Cyriac, Venu & Gower, 2020 — Karinthandan's Shieldtail
  602. Rhinophis melanoleucus Cyriac, Narayanan, Sampaio, Umesh & Gower, 2020 — Black-white Shieldtail
  603. Rhinophis sanguineus Beddome, 1863 — Salty Earth Snake
  604. Rhinophis travancoricus Boulenger, 1892 — Travancore Shieldtail

  605. Teretrurus rhodogaster Wall, 1921 — Palni Mountain Burrowing Snake
  606. Teretrurus sanguineus (Beddome, 1867) — Purple-red Earth Snake

  607. Uropeltis arcticeps (Günther, 1875) — Tirunelveli Earth Snake
  608. Uropeltis beddomii (Günther, 1862) — Beddome's Earth Snake
  609. Uropeltis bhupathy Jins, Sampaio & Gower, 2018 — Bhupathy's Shieldtail
  610. Uropeltis bicatenata (Günther, 1864) — Bicatenate Uropeltis or Two-chained Uropeltis
  611. Uropeltis broughami (Beddome, 1878) — Brougham's Earth Snake
  612. Uropeltis ceylanica Cuvier, 1829 — Ceylon Earth Snake
  613. Uropeltis dindigalensis (Beddome, 1877) — Sirumalai Hill Earth Snake
  614. Uropeltis ellioti (Gray, 1858) — Elliot's Earth Snake
  615. Uropeltis grandis (Beddome, 1867) — Smith's Earth Snake
  616. Uropeltis jerdoni Ganesh, Punith, Adhikari & Achyuthan, 2021 — Jerdon's Shieldtail Snake
  617. Uropeltis liura (Günther, 1875) — Günther's Earth Snake
  618. Uropeltis macrolepis (Peters, 1862) — Bombay Earth Snake
  619. Uropeltis macrorhyncha (Beddome, 1877) — Anamally Earth Snake
  620. Uropeltis maculata (Beddome, 1878) — Spotted Earth Snake
  621. Uropeltis madurensis (Beddome, 1878) — Madura Earth Snake
  622. Uropeltis myhendrae (Beddome, 1886) — Boulenger's Earth Snake
  623. Uropeltis nitida (Beddome, 1878) — Southern Earth Snake
  624. Uropeltis ocellata (Beddome, 1863) — Ocellate Shieldtail or Ocellated Earth Snake
  625. Uropeltis petersi (Beddome, 1878) — Shieldtail Earth Snake
  626. Uropeltis phipsonii (Mason, 1888) — Phipson's Shieldtail
  627. Uropeltis pulneyensis (Beddome, 1863) — Palni Shieldtail or Indian Earth Snake
  628. Uropeltis rajendrani Ganesh & Achyuthan, 2020 — Rajendran's Shieldtail Snake
  629. Uropeltis rubrolineata (Günther, 1875) — Red-lined Earth Snake
  630. Uropeltis rubromaculata (Beddome, 1867) — Red-spotted Earth Snake
  631. Uropeltis woodmasoni (Theobald, 1876) — Woodmason's Earth Snake
  632. Uropeltis shorttii (Beddome, 1863) — Shevaroy Hills Earth Snake
  633. Uropeltis mahabaleshwarensis Chari, 1955 — Mahabaleshwar Shieldtail

    Superfamily Viperoidea

    Family Viperidae


    Subfamily Crotalinae


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

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

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

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

  641. Trimeresurus albolabris Gray, 1842 — White-lipped Pit Viper or White-lipped Tree Viper
  642. Trimeresurus andersoni Theobald, 1868 — Andaman Pit Viper or Anderson's Pit Viper
  643. Trimeresurus arunachalensis Captain, Deepak, Pandit, Bhatt & Athreya, 2019 — Arunachal Pit Viper
  644. Trimeresurus cantori (Blyth, 1846) — Cantor's Pit Viper
  645. Trimeresurus davidi Chandramouli, Campbell & Vogel, 2020 — David's Pit Viper
  646. Trimeresurus erythrurus (Cantor, 1839) — Red-tailed Bamboo Pit Viper
  647. Trimeresurus gramineus (Shaw, 1802) — Common Bamboo Pit Viper
  648. Trimeresurus gumprechti David, Vogel, Pauwels & Vidal, 2002 — Gumprecht's Green Pit Viper
  649. Trimeresurus labialis Fitzinger, 1867 — Island Pit Viper or Nicobar Bamboo Pit Viper
  650. Trimeresurus macrolepis Beddome, 1862 — Large-scaled Pit Viper
  651. Trimeresurus malabaricus (Jerdon, 1854) — Malabar Pit Viper
  652. Trimeresurus medoensis Zhao, 1977 — Medo Pit Viper or Green Bamboo Leaf Pit Viper
  653. Trimeresurus mutabilis Stoliczka, 1870 — Central Nicobar Pit Viper
  654. Trimeresurus popeiorum Smith, 1937 — Pope's Green Pit Viper
  655. Trimeresurus salazar Mirza, Bhosale, Phansalkar, Sawant, Gowande & Patel, 2020 — Salazar's Pit Viper
  656. Trimeresurus septentrionalis Kramer, 1977 — Himalayan White-lipped Pit Viper
  657. Trimeresurus stejnegeri Schmidt, 1925 — Stejneger's Bamboo Pit Viper or Chinese Green Tree Viper
  658. Trimeresurus strigatus Gray, 1842 — Horseshoe Pit Viper
  659. Trimeresurus yunnanensis Schmidt, 1925 — Yunnan Bamboo Pit Viper

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

    Subfamily Viperinae

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

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

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

    Infraorder Scolecophidia

    Superfamily Typhlopoidea


    Family Typhlopidae


    Subfamily Asiatyphlopinae


  664. Argyrophis bothriorhynchus (Günther, 1864) — Günther's Blind Snake
  665. Argyrophis diardii (Schlegel, 1839) — Diard's Blind Snake
  666. Argyrophis muelleri (Schlegel, 1839) — Müller’s Blind Snake
  667. Argyrophis oatesii (Boulenger, 1890) — Andaman Island Worm Snake

  668. Indotyphlops braminus (Daudin, 1803) — Brahminy Blind Snake
  669. Indotyphlops exiguus (Jan, 1864) — Belgaum Worm Snake
  670. Indotyphlops jerdoni (Boulenger, 1890) — Jerdon's Worm Snake
  671. Indotyphlops loveridgei (Constable, 1949) — Loveridge's Worm Snake
  672. Indotyphlops meszoelyi (Wallach, 1999) — Darjeeling Worm Snake
  673. Indotyphlops pammeces (Günther, 1864) — South India Worm Snake
  674. Indotyphlops porrectus (Stoliczka, 1871) — Slender Worm Snake
  675. Indotyphlops tenuicollis (Peters, 1864) — Samagutin Worm Snake

    Subfamily Afrotyphlopinae

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



    Order Testudines

    Suborder Cryptodira


    Superfamily Trionychoidea


    Family Trionychidae


    Subfamily Cyclanorbinae


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

    Subfamily Trionychinae

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

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

  680. Nilssonia gangetica (Cuvier, 1825) — Indian Softshell Turtle
  681. Nilssonia hurum (Gray, 1831) — Indian Peacock Softshell Turtle
  682. Nilssonia leithii (Gray, 1872) — Leith's Softshell Turtle
  683. Nilssonia nigricans (Anderson, 1875) — Black Softshell Turtle

  684. Pelochelys cantorii Gray 1864 — Asian Giant Softshell Turtle

    Superfamily Chelonoidea

    Family Dermochelyidae


    Subfamily Dermochelyinae


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

    Family Cheloniidae

    Subfamily Carettinae


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

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

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

    Subfamily Cheloniiinae

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


    Superfamily Testudinoidea

    Family Geoemydidae


    Subfamily Geoemydinae


  690. Batagur baska (Gray, 1831) — Northern River Turtle
  691. Batagur dhongoka (Gray, 1834) — Three-striped Roofed Turtle
  692. Batagur kachuga (Gray, 1831) — Red-crowned Roofed Turtle

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

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

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

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

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

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

  703. Pangshura smithii (Gray, 1863) — Brown Roofed Turtle
  704. Pangshura sylhetensis Jerdon, 1870 — Assam Roofed Turtle
  705. Pangshura tecta (Gray, 1831) — Indian Roofed Turtle
  706. Pangshura tentoria (Gray, 1834) — Indian Tent Turtle

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


  708. Family Testudinidae


    Subfamily Testudininae


  709. Geochelone elegans (Schoepff, 1795) — Indian Star Tortoise
  710. Indotestudo elongata (Blyth, 1854) — Elongated Tortoise
  711. Indotestudo travancorica (Boulenger, 1907) — Travancore Tortoise

  712. 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. 2022. Classification Of Indian Reptiles. In Kamdar, A., A, Jangid, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (eds.). Reptiles of India, v. 1.26. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.

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