First Report On The Herpetofauna Of Pulau Aur, Johor, West Malaysia

Das, Indraneil (2001) First Report On The Herpetofauna Of Pulau Aur, Johor, West Malaysia. Hamadryad, 26 (2). pp. 350-353. ISSN 0972-205X

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With the exception of Tweedie’s (1983) account of Calamaria lovii, published accounts on the herpetofauna of Pulau Aur, located 63 km off the south-east coast of peninsular Malaysia in the South China Sea did not exist prior to this report. The only species known from the island were based on the museum records of Limnonectes blythii, Mabuya multifasciata, Bronchocela cristatella, Gehyra mutilata, Varanus nebulosus and Ahaetulla prasina deposited in the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research. A short expedition to the island on 15-16 July 2001 yielded an additional 12 species, comprising 10 lizards and two snakes: Limnonectes blythii; Bronchocela cristatella; Cnemaspis cf. Nigridia; Cosymbotus platyurus; Cyrtodactylus consobrinus; Gehyra mutilata; Gekko monarchus; Hemidactylus frenatus; Dasia olivacea; Emoia atrocostata; Lygosoma bowringii; Mabuya multifasciata; Sphenomorphus scotophilus; Varanus nebulosus; Varanus salvator; Ramphotyphlops cf. braminus; Calamaria lovii and Macropisthodon flaviceps.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pulau Aur, Seribuat Archipelago, Malaysia, herpetofauna, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, , research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QL Zoology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 15 May 2019 05:21
Last Modified: 15 May 2019 05:21

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