The herpetofauna of Timor-Leste: a first report

  title={The herpetofauna of Timor-Leste: a first report},
  author={Hinrich Kaiser and Venancio Lopes Carvalho and Jester Ceballos and Paul Freed and Scott Heacox and Barbara Lester and Stephen J. Richards and Colin R. Trainor and Caitlin Sanchez and Mark O’Shea},
Fieldwork conducted throughout Timor-Leste in September 2004 and July 2009 resulted in a collection or recording of 263 herpetological specimens (100 amphibians, 163 reptiles), comprising at least seven species of frogs and toads, 20 species of lizards, seven species of snakes, two species of turtles, and one species of crocodile. Among the amphibians, the most frequently encountered species were toads (Duttaphrynus melanostictus), rice paddy frogs (genus Fejervarya), and rhacophorid treefrogs… CONTINUE READING
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