Uganda and Kenya Herp List
July 2000
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Crocodilians
CrocodylidaeCrocodiles
Crocodylus niloticus
Nile Crocodile
new species
Lizards
AgamidaeAgamas
Acanthocercus atricollis
Blue-headed Tree Agama
new species
Agama lionotus
East African Rainbow Lizard
new species
ChamaeleonidaeChameleons
Chamaeleo ellioti
Montane Side-striped Chameleon
new species
Chamaeleo gracilis
Graceful Chameleon
new species
GekkonidaeTypical Geckos
Lygodactylus picturatus
White-headed Dwarf Gecko
new species
Lygodactylus scheffleri
Scheffler’s Dwarf Gecko
new species
LacertidaeTypical Lizards
Adolfus jacksoni
Jackson’s Forest Lizard
new species
ScincidaeSkinks
Trachylepis brevicollis
Short-necked Skink
new species
Trachylepis maculilabris maculilabris
Speckle-lipped Mabuya
new species
Trachylepis striata
Striped Skink
new species
VaranidaeMonitors
Varanus niloticus
Nile Monitor
new species
Snakes
ColubridaeHarmless Egg-laying Snakes
Dipsadoboa unicolor
Günther’s Green Tree Snake
new species
Dispholidus typus
Boomslang
new species
Turtles and Tortoises
PelomedusidaeAfro-American Sideneck Turtles
Pelusios sinuatus
Serrated Hinged Terrapin
new species
TestudinidaeTortoises
Kinixys belliana
Bell’s Hinged Tortoise
new species
Stigmochelys pardalis
Leopard Tortoise
new species
Frogs and Toads
BufonidaeTrue Toads
Sclerophrys gutturalis
Guttural Toad
new species
Sclerophrys kisoloensis
Montane Golden Toad
new species
Sclerophrys maculata
Flat-backed Toad
new species
HyperoliidaeAfrican Reed Frogs
Hyperolius balfouri
Balfour’s Reed Frog
new species
Hyperolius cinnamomeoventris
Dimorphic Reed Frog
new species
Hyperolius viridiflavus glandicolor
Common Reed Frog
new species
Hyperolius viridiflavus viridiflavus
Common Reed Frog
new subspecies
PtychadenidaeGrassland Frogs
Ptychadena anchietae
Anchieta’s Ridged Frog
new species
Summary
Crocodilians:
Lizards:
Snakes:
Turtles and Tortoises:
Frogs and Toads:
total:
new species:
new subspecies:
1
12
2
3
8
26
24
1