Reptiles Of Kerala

Estuarine CrocodileCrocodylus porosusKayal Mutala
Mugger (Marsh Crocodile)Crocodylus palustrisChīṅkaṇṇi
Cochin Forest Cane TurtleVijayachelys silvaticaChuralama
Indian Black TurtleMelanochelys trijugaKaaraama
Green Sea TurtleChelonia mydasPaccha Katalama
Hawksbill Sea Turtle (Hawksbill Turtle)Eretmochelys imbricataChuntan Katalama
Olive Ridley Sea Turtle (Pacific RidleyTurtle)Lepidochelys olivaceaKatalama
Leatherback Sea Turtle (Luth, LeatheryTurtle)Dermochelys coriaceaKolama
Indian Star TortoiseGeochelone elegansNakṣhatra Ama
Travancore TortoiseIndotestudo travancoricaKattama
Leith’s Softshell TurtleNilssonia leithiiLeyttinṟe Ama
Indian Flapshell TurtleLissemys punctataVellama/ Palama
Asian Giant Softshell TurtlePelochelys cantoriiBhimanama
Indian Narrow-headed Softshell TurtleChitra indicaCitrayama
Common Green Forest LizardCalotes calotesPacchayont
Large-scaled Forest LizardCalotes grandisquamisKattu Pacchayont
Nilgiri Forest LizardCalotes nemoricolaNilagiri Ont
Elliot’s Forest LizardCalotes elliotiMullont
Roux’s Forest LizardCalotes rouxiiRoksinre Ont
Indian Garden LizardCalotes versicolorOnt
South Indian Flying LizardDraco dussumieriParayont
Indian Kangaroo LizardOtocryptis beddomeiKankaru Ont
Blanford’s Rock AgamaPsammophilus blanfordanusKunan Parayont
South Indian Rock AgamaPsammophilus dorsalisParayont
Anamalai Spiny LizardSalea anamallayanaAnamalayont
Horsfield’s Spiny LizardSalea horsfieldiiNilagiri Malayont
Fan-throated LizardSitana ponticerianaChnanganont
Indian ChamaeleonChamaeleo zeylanicusMarayont
Beddome’s Day GeckoCnemaspis beddomeiBedominre Marappalli
Slender Day GeckoCnemaspis gracilisPonnan Marappalli
Indian Day GeckoCnemaspis indicaIndian Marappalli
Kottiyur Day GeckoCnemaspis kottiyoorensisKottiyūr Marappalli
Coastal Day GeckoCnemaspis littoralisNattumarappalli
Mountain Day GeckoCnemaspis monticolaMala Marappalli
Ponmudi Day GeckoCnemaspis nairiPonmuti Marappalli
Nilgiri Day GeckoCnemaspis nilagiricaNilagiri Marappalli
Ornate Day GeckoCnemaspis ornataSvarṇa Marappalli
Sispara Day GeckoCnemaspis sisparensisSispara Marappalli
Wayanad Day GeckoCnemaspis wynadensisVayanatan Marappalli
Kollegal Ground GeckoGeckoella collegalensisKellegal Tarapalli
Four-clawed GeckoGehyra mutilataKuttiviralan Palli
Anaimalai GeckoDravidogecko anamallensisAnamala Palli
Brook’s House GeckoHemidactylus brookiiVittu Palli
Asian House GeckoHemidactylus frenatusNattu Palli
Bark GeckoHemidactylus leschenaultiiChitrakan Palli
Spotted House GeckoHemidactylus maculatusPulli Palli
Prashad’s GeckoHemidactylus prashadiPrasadi Palli
Reticulated GeckoHemidactylus reticulatusVarayan Palli
Termite Hill GeckoHemidactylus triedrusChital Palli
Beddome’s LacertaOphisops beddomeiBedominre Manalarana
Leschenault’s LacertaOphisops leschenaultiiLeshnalttinre Manalarana
Blue-bellied Tree SkinkDasia subcaeruleumNilavayaran Marayarana
Beddome’s Grass SkinkEutropis beddomiiBedominre Arana
Bibron’s Seashore SkinkEutropis bibroniiKatalarana
Common Keeled SkinkEutropis carinataArana
Mountain SkinkEutropis clivicolaPonmuti Arana
Bronze Grass SkinkEutropis maculariaChempan Arana
White-spotted Supple SkinkLygosoma albopunctataVenpottan Pambarana
Spotted Supple SkinkLygosoma punctataPambarana
Beddome’s Cat SkinkRistella beddomiiBedomi Puchayarana
Gunther’s Cat SkinkRistella guentheriGunter Puchayarana
Rurk’s Cat SkinkRistella rurkiiRurkk Puchayarana
Travancore Cat SkinkRistella travancoricaTravankur Puchayarana
Beddome’s Ground SkinkKaestlea beddomiiBedomi Mannarana
Two-lined Ground SkinkKaestlea bilineataIruvarayan Mannarana
Side-spotted Ground SkinkKaestlea laterimaculataPulli Mannarana
Travancore Ground SkinkKaestlea travancoricaTravankur Mannarana
Palni Hills Ground SkinkKaestlea palnicaPazhani Mannarana
Dussumier’s Litter SkinkSphenomorphus dussumieriKattarana
Earless SkinkChalcides pentadactylusPanchaviralan Arana
Bengal MonitorVaranus bengalensisUtump
Brahminy Worm SnakeIndotyphlops braminusKurutan Pamp
Beaked Worm SnakeGrypotyphlops acutusKokkurutti Pamp
Thurston’s Worm SnakeGerrhopilus thurstoniAmminnikkutiyan Pāmp
Tindall’s Worm SnakeGerrhopilus tindalliTintal Kurutipamp
Beddome’s Worm SnakeGerrhopilus beddomiiBedomi Kurutipamp
Pied-belly ShieldtailMelanophidium punctatumMelivalan Pamp
Yellow-striped ShieldtailMelanophidium bilineatumIruvarayan Pamp
Wynad ShieldtailMelanophidium wynaudenseKatan Melivalan Pamp
Three-lined ShieldtailPlatyplectrurus trilineatusVarayan Melivalan Pamp
Three-lined ShieldtailPlatyplectrurus madurensisTavitt Melivalan Pamp
Western ShieldtailTeretrurus sanguineusChemmelivalan Pamp
Golden ShieldtailPlectrurus aureusChemprakunnan Pamp
Purple ShieldtailPlectrurus guentheriPantan Mulvalan Pamp
Perrotet’s ShieldtailPlectrurus perroteti/td>Mulluvalan Pamp
Wall’s ShieldtailBrachyophidium rhodogasterChenvayaran Pamp
Elliot’s ShieldtailUropeltis elliotiChenvalayan Pamp
Cochin ShieldtailUropeltis nitidaKarintalayan Pamp
Nilgiri ShieldtailUropeltis ocellataIrutalayan Mulvalan
Beddome’s ShieldtailUropeltis beddomiiMancherutalayan Pamp
Anamalai ShieldtailUropeltis macrorhynchaOrirutalayan Pamp
Black-bellied ShieldtailUropeltis woodmasoniKaratiyirutalayan Pamp
Kerala ShieldtailUropeltis ceylanicaLankiyirutalayan Pamp
Periyar ShieldtailUropeltis arcticepsKunniyirutalayan Pamp
Red-spotted ShieldtailUropeltis rubromaculatusKunkumappottan Pamp
Red-lined ShieldtailUropeltis rubrolineataKunkumavarayan Pamp
Barred ShieldtailUropeltis myhendraeMannavalayan Pamp
Red-sided ShieldtailUropeltis maculataChorakuttan Pamp
Peter’s ShieldtailUropeltis petersiPeter Manpamp
Ashambu ShieldtailUropeltis liuraAsampu Melivalan
Palni ShieldtailUropeltis pulneyensisPalani Pamp
Violet ShieldtailUropeltis smithiVayalat Pamp
Red-bellied ShieldtailRhinophis sanguineusAtichoppan Manpamp
Cardamom ShieldtailRhinophis fergusonianusManpamp
Travancore ShieldtailRhinophis travancoricusThekkan Manpamp
Indian Rock pythonPython molurusPerumpamp/malampamp
Common Sand BoaEryx conicusMannuli Pamp
Red Sand BoaEryx johniiIrutalayan Pamp
Whitaker’s BoaEryx whitakeriVittakkarinte Mannuli Pamp
Marine File SnakeAcrochordus granulatusKayal Pamp
Common Trinket SnakeCoelognathus helenaKattupamp
Indian Rat SnakePtyas mucosaChera
Banded RacerArgyrogena fasciolataValli Chera
Lesser Stripe-necked SnakeLiopeltis calamariaChennivarayan Pamp
Black-spotted Kukri SnakeOligodon venustusOraccurutta
Travancore Kukri SnakeOligodon travancoricusThekkan Churutta
Russell’s Kukri SnakeOligodon taeniolatusRessal Churutta
Common Kukri SnakeOligodon arnensisMuvarayan Churutta
Western Kukri SnakeOligodon affinisMalanchurutta
Striped Kukri SnakeOligodon brevicaudaKuttivalan Churutta
Ashok’s Bronzeback Tree SnakeDendrelaphis ashokiVarayan Villunni
Giri’s Bronzeback Tree SnakeDendrelaphis giriiKattu Komberi Pamp
Large-eyed Bronzeback Tree SnakeDendrelaphis grandoculisMala Komberi Pamp
Southern Bronzeback Tree SnakeDendrelaphis chairecaeosNalvarayan Keamberi Pamp
Common Bronzeback Tree SnakeDendrelaphis tristisVillunni
Ornate Flying SnakeChrysopelea ornataNagattan Pamp/Alankara Pamp
Travancore Wolf SnakeLycodon travancoricusTiruvitankur Vellivarayan
Barred Wolf SnakeLycodon striatusVaravarayan Pamp
Common Wolf SnakeLycodon aulicusVellivarayan Pamp
Bridal SnakeDryocalamus nymphaVelalitalayan Pamp
Dumeril’s Black-headed SnakeSibynophis subpunctatusEzhuttani Churutta
Olive Forest SnakeRhabdops olivaceusMontayunti Pamp
Common Cat SnakeBoiga trigonataPuchakkanan Pamp
Ceylon Cat SnakeBoiga ceylonensisKattuvalayan Pamp
Collared Cat SnakeBoiga nuchalisValayan Puchakkanni Pamp
Forsten’s Cat SnakeBoiga forsteniKarikuriyan Pamp
Beddome’s Cat SnakeBoiga beddomeiBeddominte Puchakkanni Pamp
Travancore Cat SnakeBoiga dightoniPirumetan Pamp
Bronze-headed Vine SnakeAhaetulla perrotetiChola Pacholan
Gunther’s Vine SnakeAhaetulla disparMalampacholan Pamp
Common Vine SnakeAhaetulla nasutaPachola Pamp
Bamboo Pit ViperTrimeresurus gramineusMulamantali
Horseshoe Pit ViperTrimeresurus strigatusLatamantali
Malabar Pit ViperTrimeresurus malabaricusChola Mantali
Large-scaled Green Pit VipeTrimeresurus macrolepisChattittalayan Kuzhimandali
Common Hump-nosed Pit ViperHypnale hypnaleMuzhamukkan Kuzhimandali
Saw-scaled ViperEchis carinatusChurutta Mandali
Russel’s ViperDaboia russeliiAnali
Black and Yellow Sea SnakeHydrophis platurusManna Kurusi Pamp
Short Sea SnakeHydrophis curtusArabi Pamp
Cochin-banded Sea SnakeHydrophis ornatusChittuli Pamp
Annulated Sea SnakeHydrophis cyanocinctusKatalora Kotali
Hook-nosed Sea SnakeHydrophis schistosusValakkatiyan
King CobraOphiophagus hannahRajavempala
Spectacled CobraNaja najaMurkhan
Bibron’s Coral SnakeCalliophis bibroniEzhuttani Valayan
Beddome’s Coral SnakeCalliophis beddomeiEzhuttani Varayan
Striped Coral SnakeCalliophis nigrescensEttati Murkhan
Slender Coral SnakeCalliophis melanurusEzhuttani Murkhan
Common Indian KraitBungarus caeruleusVellikettan/Sanghuvarayan
Glossy Marsh SnakeGerarda prevostianaPacchattuvay Pamp
Dog-faced Water SnakeCerberus rynchopsAttuvayi Pamp
Dussumier’s Smooth Scale Water SnakeDieurostus dussumieriChelikkuta/Kantappamp
Olive Keelback Water SnakeAtretium schistosumPaccha Nīrkkoli
Green KeelbackMacropisthodon plumbicolorPacchanagam
Checkered KeelbackXenochrophis piscatorNīrkkoli
Hill KeelbackHebius monticolaMala Nīrkoali
Beddome’s KeelbackHebius beddomeiKattu Nirkkoli
Striped KeelbackAmphiesma stolatumTheliyan Pamp
Gunther’s Narrow-headed SnakeXylophis stenorhynchusOrakkullan Pamp
Striped Narrow-headed SnakeXylophis perrotetiPerottetti Pamp
Captain’s Wood SnakeXylophis captainiKunnittalayan Pamp
Brown Vine SnakeAhaetulla pulverulentaTavittola Pamp

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