An Addition of Reptiles of Gunung Inas, Kedah, Malaysia

Shahrudin Shahriza, Jaafar Ibrahim, Anuar Mohd Sah Shahrul, Hafizah Ibrahim Nur, Ismail Amiruddin, Hurzaid Amirah, Awang Zalina

Abstract


The reptiles in compartment 15, 16 and 17 of Gunung Inas Forest Reserve, Kedah were investigated from January 2008 until December 2009. A total number of 19 species of lizards from 12 genera and four families, 20 species of snakes from 18 genera and seven families and six species of freshwater turtles from six genera and three families were recorded during the survey period. This study represented 10, 15 and 5 new records of lizards, snakes and freshwater turtles. Subsequently this data increased the number of lizards, snakes and freshwater turtles that inhabit Banjaran Bintang from 31 to 41, 30 to 45 and three to eight respectively.

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Banjaran Bintang; Gunung Inas; Kedah; reptiles

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