FREE RANGING HERPETOFAUNA* AROUND THE CROC BANK

Apart from the over 35 species of reptiles at the Croc Bank, there are a whole bunch of free-ranging reptiles and amphibians.

SNAKES NON VENOMOUS
  Common Sand Boa (Eryx conicus)
  Red Sand Boa (Eryx johnii)
  Common Vine Snake (Ahaetulla nasuta)
  Buff-striped Keelback (Amphiesma stolatum)
  Checkered Keelback Watersnake (Xenochrophis piscator)
  Common Bronzeback Tree Snake (Dendrelaphis tristis)
  Common Wolf Snake (Lycodon aulicus)
  Indian Rat Snake (Ptyas mucosa)
   
SNAKES VENOMOUS
  Spectacled Cobra (Naja naja)
  Saw Scaled Viper (Echis carinatus)
  Russell’s Viper (Daboia russelii)
  Common Krait (Bungarus caeruleus)
   
AMPHIBIANS  
  Common Indian Toad (Duttaphrynus melanostictus)
  Painted frog (Kaloula taprobanica)
  Ornate Narrow-mouthed Frog (Microhyla ornata)
  Balloon Frog (Uperodon sp.)
  Common Tree Frog (Polypedates sp.)
  Indian Pond Frog (Euphlyctis sp.)
  Jerdon’s Bull Frog (Hoplobatrachus crassus)
  Cricket Frog (Fejarvarya sp.)
  Burrowing Frog (Sphaerotheca sp.)
   
LIZARDS  
  Bark Gecko (Hemidactylus sp.)
  Brook’s Gecko (Hemidactylus sp.)
  Southern House Gecko (Hemidactylus sp.)
  Common Garden Lizard (Calotes versicolor)
  Indian Chameleon (Chamaeleo zeylanicus)
  Brahminy Skink (Eutropis sp.)
  Snake Skink (Lygosoma sp.)
  Sand Skink (Eutropis bibronii)

* Reptiles and Amphibians