Eutropis najarjunensis (Sharma, 1969) - Nagarjunasagar Grass Skink

Subspecies in India

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/).


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Type Locality: Vijaypuri South near Krishna river (Andhra Pradesh)
Rare, known to be distributed in Andhra Pradesh only (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2018).

Conservation Status:


This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/).


The species is inhabits in upland rocky areas on hills covered by dry deciduous scrub forests (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2018). Anthropogenic activities such as stone quarrying, dam construction, tourism related infrastructure and grazing are listed threats to the species (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2018). There is need of proper population information assessment for the species.
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Eutropis najarjunensis (Sharma, 1969) – Nagarjunasagar Grass Skink. In Kamdar, A. and K. Kunte. (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. v.1.26. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.indianreptiles.org/eutropis-najarjunensis, accessed 2024/05/25.