The reptiles of South Asia: checklist and distributional summary

Das, I. (1994) The reptiles of South Asia: checklist and distributional summary. Hamadryad, 19. pp. 15-40. ISSN 0972-205X

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Abstract

A checklist of species and subspecies of reptiles recorded from south Asia is presented. In all, 632 species have been recorded, in 185 genera and 25 families. Endemicity is high, 305 species being restricted to a single physiographic zone and an additional 98 species to more than one zone within the region but not extralimitally. The total endemicity of 403 (63.7%)is high for a chiefly continental landmass.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Reptiles, checklist, distribution, endemicity, south Asia, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: Q Science > QL Zoology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Institute of Biodiversity and Environmental Conservation
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2016 06:33
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2016 06:33
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/11517

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