Citation:  Srinivasulu, C., Srinivasulu, B. & Srinivasulu, A. (2021).  Checklist of the reptiles of the Western Ghats (v1.2). Website: https://threatenedtaxa.org/index.php/JoTT/checklists/reptiles/westernghats [Date of publication: 10 August 2021].

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1 Agamidae Calotes calotes (Linnaeus, 1758)
2 Agamidae Calotes grandisquamis Gunther, 1875
3 Agamidae Calotes nemoricola Jerdon, 1853
4 Agamidae Calotes versicolor (Daudin, 1802)
5 Agamidae Draco dussumieri Dumeril & Bibron, 1837
6 Agamidae Microauris aurantolabium (Krishnan, 2008)
7 Agamidae Monilesaurus acanthocephalus Pal, Vijayakumar, Shanker, Jayarajan & Deepak, 2018
8 Agamidae Monilesaurus ellioti (Gunther, 1864)
9 Agamidae Monilesaurus montanus Pal, Vijayakumar, Shanker, Jayarajan & Deepak, 2018
10 Agamidae Monilesaurus rouxii Dumeril & Bibron, 1837
11 Agamidae Otocryptis beddomii Boulenger, 1885
12 Agamidae Psammophilus blanfordanus (Stoliczka, 1871)
13 Agamidae Psammophilus dorsalis (Gray, 1831)
14 Agamidae Salea anamallayana (Beddome, 1878)
15 Agamidae Salea horsfieldii (Gray, 1845)
16 Agamidae Sarada darwini Deepak, Karanth, Dutta & Giri, 2016
17 Agamidae Sarada deccanensis (Jerdon, 1870)
18 Agamidae Sarada superba Deepak, Zambre, Bhosale & Giri, 2016
19 Agamidae Sitana attenboroughii Sadasivan, Ramesh, Palot, Ambekar & Mirza, 2018
20 Agamidae Sitana laticeps Deepak & Giri, 2016
21 Agamidae Sitana marudhamneydhal Deepak, Khandekar, Varma & Chaitanya, 2016
22 Agamidae Sitana spinaecephalus Deepak, Vyas & Giri, 2016
23 Boidae Eryx johnii (Russell, 1801)
24 Boidae Eryx whitakeri Das, 1991
25 Boidae Gongylophis conicus (Schneider, 1801)
26 Chamaeleonidae Chamaeleo zeylanicus Laurenti, 1768
27 Colubridae Ahaetulla borealis Mallik, Srikanthan, Pal, D’souza, Shanker & Ganesh, 2020
28 Colubridae Ahaetulla dispar (Günther, 1864)
29 Colubridae Ahaetulla farnsworthi Mallik, Srikanthan, Pal, D’souza, Shanker & Ganesh, 2020
30 Colubridae Ahaetulla isabellina (Wall, 1910)
31 Colubridae Ahaetulla malabarica Mallik, Srikanthan, Pal, D’souza, Shanker & Ganesh, 2020
32 Colubridae Ahaetulla oxyrhyncha Bell, 1825
33 Colubridae Ahaetulla perroteti (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854)
34 Colubridae Ahaetulla sahyadrensis Mallik, Srikanthan, Pal, D’souza, Shanker & Ganesh, 2020
35 Colubridae Ahaetulla travancorica Mallik, Srikanthan, Pal, D’souza, Shanker & Ganesh, 2020
36 Colubridae Argyrogena fasciolata (Shaw, 1802)
37 Colubridae Boiga beddomei (Wall, 1909)
38 Colubridae Boiga dightoni (Boulenger, 1894)
39 Colubridae Boiga forsteni (Dumeril, Bibron & Dumeril, 1854)
40 Colubridae Boiga nuchalis (Gunther, 1875)
41 Colubridae Boiga thackerayi Giri, Deepak, Captain, Pawar & Tillack, 2019
42 Colubridae Boiga trigonata (Schneider, 1802)
43 Colubridae Boiga westermanni (Reinhardt, 1863)
44 Colubridae Chrysopelea ornata (Shaw, 1802)
45 Colubridae Coelognathus helena (Daudin, 1803)
46 Colubridae Coronella brachyura (Gunther, 1866)
47 Colubridae Dendrelaphis ashoki Vogel & Van Rooijen, 2011
48 Colubridae Dendrelaphis chairecacos (Boie, 1827)
49 Colubridae Dendrelaphis girii Vogel & Van Rooijen, 2011
50 Colubridae Dendrelaphis grandoculis (Boulenger, 1890)
51 Colubridae Dendrelaphis tristis (Daudin, 1803)
52 Colubridae Liopeltis calamaria (Gunther, 1858)
53 Colubridae Lycodon anamallensis Gunther, 1864
54 Colubridae Lycodon aulicus (Linnaeus, 1758)
55 Colubridae Lycodon flavomaculatus Wall, 1907
56 Colubridae Lycodon gracilis (Gunther, 1864)
57 Colubridae Lycodon nympha (Daudin, 1803)
58 Colubridae Lycodon striatus (Shaw, 1802)
59 Colubridae Lycodon travancoricus (Beddome, 1870)
60 Colubridae Oligodon affinis Gunther, 1862
61 Colubridae Oligodon arnensis (Shaw, 1802)
62 Colubridae Oligodon brevicauda Gunther, 1862
63 Colubridae Oligodon nikhili Whitaker & Dattatri, 1982
64 Colubridae Oligodon taeniolatus (Jerdon, 1853)
65 Colubridae Oligodon travancoricus Beddome, 1877
66 Colubridae Oligodon venustus (Jerdon, 1853)
67 Colubridae Platyceps gracilis (Gunther, 1862)
68 Colubridae Proahaetulla antiqua Mallik, Achytuthan, Ganes, Pal, Vijayakumar & Shanker, 2019
69 Colubridae Ptyas mucosa (Linnaeus, 1758)
70 Colubridae Sibynophis subpunctatus (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854)
71 Crocodylidae Crocodylus palustris (Lesson, 1831)
72 Elapidae Bungarus caeruleus (Schneider, 1801)
73 Elapidae Calliophis beddomei Smith, 1943
74 Elapidae Calliophis bibroni (Jan, 1858)
75 Elapidae Calliophis castoe Smith, Ogale, Deepak & Giri, 2012
76 Elapidae Calliophis melanurus (Shaw, 1802)
77 Elapidae Calliophis nigrescens (Gunther, 1862)
78 Elapidae Naja naja (Linnaeus, 1758)
79 Elapidae Ophiophagus hannah (Cantor, 1836)
80 Eublepharidae Eublepharis fuscus Börner, 1974
81 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis aaronbaueri Sayyed, Grismer, Campbell & Dileepkumar, 2019
82 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis ajijae Sayyed, Pyron & Dileepkumar, 2018
83 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis amba Khandekar, Thackeray & Agarwal, 2019
84 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis amboliensis Sayyed, Pyron & Dileepkumar, 2018
85 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis anamudiensis Cyriac, Johny, Umesh & Palot, 2018
86 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis anandani Murthy, Nitesh, Sengupta & Deepak, 2019
87 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis australis Manamendra-Arachchi, Batuwita & Pethiyagoda, 2007
88 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis beddomei (Theobald, 1876)
89 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis chengodumalaensis Cyriac, Palot, Deuti & Umesh, 2020
90 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis flaviventralis Sayyed, Pyron & Dahanukar, 2016
91 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis girii Mirza, Pal, Bhosale & Sanap, 2014
92 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis goaensis Sharma, 1976
93 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis gracilis (Beddome, 1870)
94 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis heteropholis Bauer, 2002
95 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis indica Gray, 1846
96 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis jerdonii (Theobald, 1868)
97 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis kolhapurensis Giri, Bauer & Gaikwad, 2009
98 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis koynaensis Khandekar, Thackeray & Agarwal, 2019
99 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis kottiyoorensis Cyriac and Umesh, 2014
100 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis limayei Sayyed, Pyron & Dileepkumar, 2018
101 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis littoralis (Jerdon, 1853)
102 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis maculicollis Cyriac, Johny, Umesh & Palot, 2018
103 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis magnifica Khandekar, Thackeray, Pal & Agarwal, 2019
104 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis mahabali Sayyed, Pyron & Dileepkumar, 2018
105 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis monticola Manamendra-Arachchi, Batuwita & Pethiyagoda, 2007
106 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis nairi Inger, Marx & Koshy, 1984
107 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis nilagirica Manamendra-Arachchi, Batuwita & Pethiyagoda, 2007
108 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis ornata (Beddome, 1870)
109 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis palakkadensis Sayyed, Cyriac & Dileepkumar, 2020
110 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis rajgadensis Sayyed, Cyriac, Pardeshi & Sulakhe, 2021
111 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis ranganaensis Sayyed & Sulakhe, 2020
112 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis schalleri Khandekar, Thackeray & Agarwal, 2021
113 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis sisparensis (Theobald, 1876)
114 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis uttaraghati Khandekar, Thackeray & Agarwal, 2021
115 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis wynadensis (Beddome, 1870)
116 Gekkonidae Cnemaspis zacharyi Cyriac, Palot, Deuti & Umesh, 2020
117 Gekkonidae Cyrtodactylus albofasciatus (Boulenger, 1885)
118 Gekkonidae Cyrtodactylus collegalensis (Beddome, 1870)
119 Gekkonidae Cyrtodactylus deccanensis (Gunther, 1864)
120 Gekkonidae Cyrtodactylus varadgirii Agarwal, Mirza, Pal, Maddock, Mishra & Bauer, 2016
121 Gekkonidae Dravidogecko anamallensis (Gunther, 1875)
122 Gekkonidae Dravidogecko douglasadamsi Chaitanya, Giri, Deepak, Datta-Roy, Murthy & Karanth, 2019
123 Gekkonidae Dravidogecko janakiae Chaitanya, Giri, Deepak, Datta-Roy, Murthy & Karanth, 2019
124 Gekkonidae Dravidogecko meghamalaiensis Chaitanya, Giri, Deepak, Datta-Roy, Murthy & Karanth, 2019
125 Gekkonidae Dravidogecko septentrionalis Chaitanya, Giri, Deepak, Datta-Roy, Murthy & Karanth, 2019
126 Gekkonidae Dravidogecko smithi Chaitanya, Giri, Deepak, Datta-Roy, Murthy & Karanth, 2019
127 Gekkonidae Dravidogecko tholpalli Chaitanya, Giri, Deepak, Datta-Roy, Murthy & Karanth, 2019
128 Gekkonidae Gehyra mutilata (Wiegmann, 1834)
129 Gekkonidae Hemidactylus aaronbaueri Giri, 2008
130 Gekkonidae Hemidactylus acanthopholis Mirza & Sanap, 2014
131 Gekkonidae Hemidactylus albofasciatus Grandison & Soman, 1963
132 Gekkonidae Hemidactylus flaviviridis Rüppell, 1835
133 Gekkonidae Hemidactylus frenatus Dumeril & Bibron, 1836
134 Gekkonidae Hemidactylus gleadowi Murray, 1884
135 Gekkonidae Hemidactylus gracilis Blanford, 1870
136 Gekkonidae Hemidactylus graniticolus Agarwal, Giri & Bauer, 2011
137 Gekkonidae Hemidactylus leschenaultii Dumeril & Bibron, 1836
138 Gekkonidae Hemidactylus maculatus Dumeril & Bibron, 1836
139 Gekkonidae Hemidactylus murrayi Gleadow, 1887
140 Gekkonidae Hemidactylus paaragowli Srikanthan, Swamy, Mohan & Pal, 2018
141 Gekkonidae Hemidactylus parvimaculatus Deraniyagala, 1953
142 Gekkonidae Hemidactylus prashadi Smith, 1935
143 Gekkonidae Hemidactylus reticulatus Beddome, 1870
144 Gekkonidae Hemidactylus sahgali Mirza, Gowande, Patil, Ambekar & Patel, 2018
145 Gekkonidae Hemidactylus sataraensis Giri & Bauer, 2008
146 Gekkonidae Hemidactylus scabriceps (Annandale, 1906)
147 Gekkonidae Hemidactylus triedrus (Daudin, 1802)
148 Gekkonidae Hemidactylus vanam Chaitanya, Lajmi & Giri, 2018
149 Gekkonidae Hemidactylus varadgirii Chaitanya, Agarwal, Lajmi & Khandekar, 2019
150 Gekkonidae Hemiphyllodactylus aurantiacus (Beddome, 1870)
151 Gekkonidae Hemiphyllodactylus nilgiriensis Agarwal, Bauer, Pal, Srikanthan & Khandekar, 2020
152 Gekkonidae Hemiphyllodactylus peninsularis Agarwal, Bauer, Pal, Srikanthan & Khandekar, 2020
153 Gerrhopilidae Gerrhopilus beddomii (Boulenger, 1890)
154 Gerrhopilidae Gerrhopilus thurstoni (Boettger, 1890)
155 Gerrhopilidae Gerrhopilus tindalli (Smith, 1943)
156 Homalopsidae Dieurostus dussumieri (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854)
157 Homalopsidae Cerberus rynchops (Schneider, 1799)
158 Lacertidae Ophisops beddomei (Jerdon, 1870)
159 Lacertidae Ophisops jerdonii Blyth, 1853
160 Lacertidae Ophisops leschenaultii (Milne-Edwards, 1829)
161 Natricidae Amphiesma stolatum (Linnaeus, 1758)
162 Natricidae Atretium schistosum (Daudin, 1803)
163 Natricidae Fowlea piscator (Schneider, 1799)
164 Natricidae Hebius beddomei (Günther, 1864)
165 Natricidae Hebius monticola (Jerdon, 1853)
166 Natricidae Rhabdophis plumbicolor (Cantor, 1839)
167 Natricidae Rhabdops aquaticus Giri, Deepak, Captain & Gower, 2017
168 Natricidae Rhabdops olivaceus (Beddome, 1863)
169 Psammophiidae Psammophis condanarus (Merrem, 1820)
170 Psammophiidae Psammophis leithii Gunther, 1869
171 Psammophiidae Psammophis longifrons Boulenger, 1890
172 Pythonidae Python molurus (Linnaeus, 1758)
173 Scincidae Chalcides pentadactylus (Forskal, 1775)
174 Scincidae Dasia johnsinghi Harikrishnan, Vasudevan, De Silva, Deepak, Kar, Naniwadekar, Lalremruata, Prasoona & Aggarwal, 2012
175 Scincidae Dasia subcaerulea (Boulenger, 1891)
176 Scincidae Eurylepis poonaensis (Sharma, 1970)
177 Scincidae Eutropis allapallensis (Schmidt, 1926)
178 Scincidae Eutropis beddomei (Jerdon, 1870)
179 Scincidae Eutropis carinata (Schneider, 1801)
180 Scincidae Eutropis clivicola (Inger, Shaffer, Koshy & Bakde, 1984)
181 Scincidae Eutropis gansi (Das, 1991)
182 Scincidae Eutropis macularia (Blyth, 1853)
183 Scincidae Eutropis trivittata (Hardwicke & Gray, 1827)
184 Scincidae Kaestlea beddomii (Boulenger, 1887)
185 Scincidae Kaestlea bilineata (Gray, 1846)
186 Scincidae Kaestlea laterimaculata (Boulenger, 1887)
187 Scincidae Kaestlea palnica (Boettger, 1892)
188 Scincidae Kaestlea travancorica (Beddome, 1870)
189 Scincidae Lygosoma albopunctatum (Gray, 1846)
190 Scincidae Lygosoma goaensis (Sharma, 1976)
191 Scincidae Lygosoma guentheri (Peters, 1879)
192 Scincidae Lygosoma lineata (Gray, 1839)
193 Scincidae Lygosoma punctata (Gmelin, 1799)
194 Scincidae Ristella beddomii Boulenger, 1887
195 Scincidae Ristella guentheri Boulenger, 1887
196 Scincidae Ristella rurkii Gray, 1839
197 Scincidae Ristella travancorica (Beddome, 1870)
198 Scincidae Sphenomorphus dussumieri (Dumeril & Bibron, 1839)
199 Scincidae Subdoluseps nilgiriensis Ganesh, Srikanthan, Ghosh, Adhikari, Vijay Kumar & Datta-Roy, 2021
200 Typhlopidae Grypotyphlops acutus Dumeril & Bibron, 1844
201 Typhlopidae Indotyphlops braminus (Daudin, 1803)
202 Typhlopidae Indotyphlops exiguus (Jan, 1864)
203 Typhlopidae Indotyphlops fletcheri (Wall, 1919)
204 Typhlopidae Indotyphlops porrectus (Stolickza, 1871)
205 Uropeltidae Melanophidium bilineatum Beddome, 1870
206 Uropeltidae Melanophidium khairei Gower, Giri, Captain & Wilkinson, 2016
207 Uropeltidae Melanophidium punctatum Beddome, 1871
208 Uropeltidae Melanophidium wynaudense (Beddome, 1863)
209 Uropeltidae Platyplectrurus madurensis Beddome, 1877
210 Uropeltidae Platyplectrurus trilineatus (Beddome, 1867)
211 Uropeltidae Plectrurus aureus Beddome, 1880
212 Uropeltidae Plectrurus guentheri Beddome, 1863
213 Uropeltidae Plectrurus perroteti Dumeril, Bibron & Dumeril, 1854
214 Uropeltidae Pseudoplectrurus canaricus (Beddome, 1870)
215 Uropeltidae Rhinophis fergusonianus Boulenger, 1896
216 Uropeltidae Rhinophis karinthandani Sampaio, Narayanan, Cyriac, Venu & Gower, 2020
217 Uropeltidae Rhinophis melanoleucus Cyriac, Narayanan, Sampaio, Umesh & Gower, 2020
218 Uropeltidae Rhinophis sanguineus Beddome, 1863
219 Uropeltidae Rhinophis travancoricus Boulenger, 1892
220 Uropeltidae Teretrurus rhodogaster Wall, 1921
221 Uropeltidae Teretrurus sanguineus (Beddome, 1867)
222 Uropeltidae Uropeltis arcticeps (Gunther, 1875)
223 Uropeltidae Uropeltis beddomii (Gunther, 1862)
224 Uropeltidae Uropeltis bicatenata Gunther, 1864
225 Uropeltidae Uropeltis bhupathyi Jins, Sampaio & Gower, 2018
226 Uropeltidae Uropeltis broughami (Beddome, 1878)
227 Uropeltidae Uropeltis ceylanica Cuvier, 1829
228 Uropeltidae Uropeltis dindigalensis (Beddome, 1877)
229 Uropeltidae Uropeltis ellioti (Gray, 1858)
230 Uropeltidae Uropeltis grandis (Beddome, 1867)
231 Uropeltidae Uropeltis liura (Gunther, 1875)
232 Uropeltidae Uropeltis macrolepis (Peter's 1862)
233 Uropeltidae Uropeltis macrorhyncha (Beddome, 1877)
234 Uropeltidae Uropeltis maculata (Beddome, 1878)
235 Uropeltidae Uropeltis madurensis (Beddome, 1878)
236 Uropeltidae Uropeltis myhendrae (Beddome, 1886)
237 Uropeltidae Uropeltis nitida (Beddome, 1878)
238 Uropeltidae Uropeltis ocellata (Beddome, 1863)
239 Uropeltidae Uropeltis petersi (Beddome, 1878)
240 Uropeltidae Uropeltis phipsonii (Mason, 1888)
241 Uropeltidae Uropeltis pulneyensis (Beddome, 1863)
242 Uropeltidae Uropeltis rubrolineata (Gunther, 1875)
243 Uropeltidae Uropeltis rubromaculata (Beddome, 1867)
244 Uropeltidae Uropeltis woodmasoni (Theobald, 1876)
245 Varanidae Varanus bengalensis (Daudin, 1802)
246 Viperidae Daboia russelii (Shaw & Nodder, 1797)
247 Viperidae Echis carinatus (Schneider, 1801)
248 Viperidae Hypnale hypnale (Merrem, 1820)
249 Viperidae Trimeresurus gramineus (Shaw, 1802)
250 Viperidae Trimeresurus macrolepis Beddome, 1862
251 Viperidae Trimeresurus malabaricus (Jerdon, 1854)
252 Viperidae Trimeresurus strigatus Gray, 1842
253 Viperidae Tropidolaemus huttoni Smith, 1949
254 Pareidae Xylophis captaini Gower & Winkler, 2007
255 Pareidae Xylophis deepaki Narayanan, Mohapatra, Balan, Das & Gower, 2021
256 Pareidae Xylophis mosaicus Deepak, Narayanan, Das, Rajkumar, Easa, Sreejith & Gower, 2020
257 Pareidae Xylophis perroteti (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854)
258 Pareidae Xylophis stenorhynchus (Günther, 1875)
259 Testudinidae Geochelone elegans (Schoepff, 1795)
260 Testudinidae Indotestudo forstenii (Schlegel & Muller, 1844)
261 Testudinidae Indotestudo travancorica (Boulenger, 1907)
262 Geoemydidae Melanochelys trijuga (Schweigger, 1812)
263 Geoemydidae  Vijayachelys silvatica  (Henderson, 1912)
264 Trionychidae  Nilssonia leithii (Gray, 1872)
265 Trionychidae  Lissemys punctata (Bonnaterre, 1789)