List of reptiles of South Asia

The following is a list of reptiles of South Asia, primarily covering the region covered by mainland India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, parts of Myanmar and the Andaman and Nicobar Island chains.

Order Crocodilia

Family Crocodilidae

Family Gavialiidae

  • Gharial Gavialis gangeticus Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bangladesh

Order Testudines

Family Dermochelyidae

Family Chelonidae

Family Testudinidae

Family Bataguridae

Family Trionychidae

Order Squamata

Suborder Lacertila

Family Eublepharidae

Family Gekkonidae

Family Agamidae

Family Chamaeleonidae

Family Dibamidae

Family Anguidae

Family Scincidae

Family Lacertidae

Family Varanidae

Suborder Serpentes

----- See List of snakes of South Asia

See also


  • Romulus Whitaker & Ashok Captain, (2004) Snakes of India: The Field Guide. Draco Books, Chennai.
  • Daniel, J.C.(2002) The Book of Indian Reptiles and Amphibians. Bombay Natural History Society and Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-566099-4

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