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Blyths reticulated snake

Blythia reticulata, commonly known as Blyths reticulate snake, Blyths reticulated snake, or the iridescent snake, is a species of snake in the family Colubridae. The species is endemic to Asia.

Phaiomys

Blyths vole is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is the only species in the genus Phaiomys. It is found in mountainous regions in northern India, Nepal and China. It is a burrowing rodent and lives in small colonies. It has a wide ...

Brown-cheeked rail

The brown-cheeked rail or eastern water rail is a species of bird in the family Rallidae. It breeds in northern Mongolia, eastern Siberia, northeast China, Korea and northern Japan, and winters in southeast Asia. It used to be considered a subspe ...

Common leopard gecko

The common leopard gecko is a cathemeral, ground-dwelling lizard naturally found in the highlands of Asia and throughout Afghanistan, to parts of northern India. Unlike most geckos, all species in the genus possess movable eyelids, and cannot cli ...

East Asian free-tailed bat

The East Asian free-tailed bat was formerly considered a synonym of the European free-tailed bat. Its range includes China, Japan, and the Korean Peninsula.

East Caucasian tur

The East Caucasian tur or Daghestan tur is a mountain-dwelling caprine found only in the eastern half of the Greater Caucasus Mountains. The East Caucasian tur lives in rough mountainous terrain, where it eats mainly grasses and leaves and is pre ...

Eutropis macularia

Physical structure: Body cylindrical, dorsal scales with 5-8 keels, ventral scales smooth; 28-30 scales round the body. A pair of dorso-lateral bands starts from above the eye till the base of the tail. As with other Eutropis species the scales a ...

Exostoma

Exostoma is a genus of sisorid catfishes native to Asia. These species are distributed in the Brahmaputra drainage of northeast India, and east and south to the Salween drainages in Burma. E. berdmorei is found in the Sittang and Salween drainage ...

Fiery minivet

The fiery minivet is a species of bird in the family Campephagidae. Its range includes Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. Its natural habitats are broadleaf, secondary and coastal forests. It is threatened by forest clearance and ...

Glyphoglossus guttulatus

Glyphoglossus guttulatus, also known as Burmese squat frog, blotched burrowing frog, orange burrowing frog, or striped spadefoot frog, is a species of frog in the family Microhylidae. It is found in Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam. ...

Glyptothorax

Glyptothorax is a genus of catfishes order Siluriformes of the family Sisoridae. It is the most species-rich and widely distributed genus in the family with new species being discovered on a regular basis. These species are distributed in the Bla ...

Golden-throated barbet

The golden-throated barbet is an Asian barbet native to Southeast Asia, where it inhabits foremost forests between 900 and 2.700 m altitude. It is listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List because of its wide distribution and stable population.

Grey-chinned minivet

The grey-chinned minivet is a species of bird in the family Campephagidae. It is found from the Himalayas to China, Taiwan and Southeast Asia. Its natural habitat is forests about 1.000–2.000 m in elevation. The International Union for Conservati ...

Himalayan keelback

H. platyceps is known from India along the sub-Himalayan region, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Bhutan and China between 1000 and 3600 m elevation about 3.300 to 11.800 feet.

Indian bush lark

The alternate names red-winged lark and red-winged bush lark are more commonly used to describe the red-winged lark M. hypermetra. Other alternate names of the Indian bush lark are Indian lark, Indian red-winged lark, red-winged singing bushlark ...

Japanese macaque

The Japanese macaque, also known as the snow monkey, is a terrestrial Old World monkey species that is native to Japan. They get their name "snow monkey" because they live in areas where snow covers the ground for months each year – no other non- ...

Jerdons baza

Jerdons baza is a moderate sized brown hawk with a thin white-tipped black crest usually held erect. It is found in South-east Asia. It inhabits foothills in the terai and is rarer in evergreen forests and tea estates. The common name and Latin b ...

Jerdons bush lark

Jerdons bush lark or Jerdons lark is a species of lark in the family Alaudidae found in south Asia. This was formerly considered as a subspecies of Mirafra assamica and termed as the Madras bushlark. Two other species in the complex include Miraf ...

Layards parakeet

Layards parakeet is a parrot which is a resident endemic breeder in Sri Lanka. The common name of this bird commemorates the British naturalist Edgar Leopold Layard; his first wife, Barbara Anne Calthrop, whom he married in 1845, is commemorated ...

Little brown bustard

The little brown bustard is a species of bird in the family Otididae. Found in Ethiopia and Somalia, its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland. As indicated by its name, this ...

Platacanthomys

The Malabar spiny dormouse is a species of muroid rodent endemic to the Western Ghats of India. It is the only extant species in the genus Platacanthomys and although resembling a dormouse, it is not closely related. About the size of a brown rat ...

Northern cassowary

The northern cassowary also known as the one-wattled cassowary, single-wattled cassowary, or golden-necked cassowary, is a large, stocky flightless bird of northern New Guinea. It is one of the three living species of cassowary, alongside the dwa ...

Ophiomorus tridactylus

Ophiomorus tridactylus, commonly known as the three-toed snake skink, is a species of skink endemic to sandy desert areas of South Asia. It is also called the Indian sand-swimmer for its habit of moving just under the sand.

Ophisops jerdonii

Ophisops jerdonii, commonly known as Jerdons cabrita, Jerdons snake-eye, or Punjab snake-eyed lacerta, is a species of lacertid lizard, which is distributed in east Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India.

Pangio

Pangio is a genus of small Asian freshwater fish in the true loach family Cobitidae. In earlier taxonomic schemes it was known as Acanthophthalmus. The "kuhli loach" is well-known in the aquarium trade and commonly identified as P. kuhlii, but mo ...

Phrynocephalus theobaldi

Phrynocephalus theobaldi is a species of lizard in the family Agamidae. The species is endemic to Asia.

Platyceps

The genus was erected in 1860 by Edward Blyth, allying species previously described. The genus name Platyceps was inadvertently used for a fossil species in 1877, now recognised as Platycepsion wilkinsoni.

Pseudecheneis

There are currently 19 recognized species in this genus: Pseudecheneis serracula H. H. Ng & Edds, 2005 Pseudecheneis sympelvica T. R. Roberts, 1998 Pseudecheneis sulcata McClelland, 1842 Sucker throat catfish Pseudecheneis paviei Vaillant, 1892 P ...

Pseudoxenodon macrops

Pseudoxenodon macrops, commonly known as the large-eyed bamboo snake or the Chinese false cobra, is a species of venomous rear-fanged snake endemic to Asia.

Rufous-breasted accentor

The rufous-breasted accentor is passerine bird in the Prunellidae family, endemic to the Himalayas, descending in the winter to lower-to-middle altitudes. It is found in Afghanistan, Bhutan, Tibet, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan. Its ...

Rufous-fronted bushtit

The rufous-fronted bushtit or rufous-fronted tit is a small passerine bird of the eastern and central Himalayas belonging to the long-tailed tit family, Aegithalidae.

Sand lark

The sand lark is a small passerine bird in the lark family, found in southern Asia. It is somewhat similar, but smaller than the short-toed larks.

Scutiger sikimmensis

Scutiger sikimmensis is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is found in northeastern India, Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibet. Many common names have been coined for this species: Sikkim lazy toad, Sikimmese pelobatid toad, Sikkim high altitude ...

Singing bush lark

Not to be confused with Horsfields bush lark Mirafra javanica of Australia and Southeast Asia, or the melodious lark Mirafra cheniana of southern Africa which are also called the singing bush lark. The singing bush lark is a species of lark found ...

Sri Lanka wood pigeon

The Sri Lanka wood pigeon is a pigeon which is an endemic resident breeding bird in the mountains of Sri Lanka. This species nests in damp evergreen woodlands in the central highlands, building a stick nest in a tree and laying a single white egg ...

Syncrossus

Syncrossus is a genus of six loaches, many of which are popular in the aquarium fish trade. They are primarily found in Southeast Asia, but S. berdmorei also occurs marginally outside this region in far northeastern India. It is one of eight gene ...

Tickells bat

Tickells bat is a species of vesper bat. It can be found in the following countries: Bangladesh Bhutan, Cambodia, possibly China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand.

Trachischium fuscum

Trachischium fuscum, also known as the blackbelly worm-eating snake or the Darjeeling slender snake, is a species of colubrid snake, which is endemic to Asia. The specific name, fuscum, is Latin for "dusky" or "dark brown".

Trimeresurus cantori

Trimeresurus cantori, commonly known as the Cantors pit viper, is a species of venomous snake, a pit viper in the family Viperidae. The species is endemic to the Nicobar Islands of India. It was named after Theodore Edward Cantor, a Danish natura ...

Anchietas tree frog

Anchietas tree frog, also known as the Huila forest treefrog, is a species of frog in the family Arthroleptidae. It is endemic to Angola. It is closely related to the West Cameroon forest tree frog and the Garamba forest tree frog.

Angolan rousette

The Angolan fruit bat or Angolan rousette is a species of megabat in the family Pteropodidae. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanz ...

Elapsoidea

Elapsoidea is a genus of venomous elapid snakes commonly known as venomous garter snakes or African garter snakes. Despite the common names, they are unrelated to the harmless North American garter snake species.

Greeff’s giant gecko

Greeff’s giant gecko is a species of gecko, a lizard in the family Gekkonidae. The species is found on islands in the Gulf of Guinea off the east coast of Africa.

Hyperolius benguellensis

Hyperolius benguellensis is a species of frog in the family Hyperoliidae. It is found in southern Angola and northern Botswana and Namibia, but other sources cite a wider and more eastern distribution. It is similar to Hyperolius nasutus and have ...

Hyperolius thomensis

Hyperolius thomensis is a species of frog in the family Hyperoliidae. It is endemic to the island of São Tome in São Tome and Principe. Common name Sao Tome giant treefrog has been coined for it. It is the largest Hyperolius species.

Angolan slender mongoose

The Angolan slender mongoose is a mongoose that lives in southwestern Africa, specifically southwestern Angola and northwestern Namibia. Other common names include the Kaokoveld slender mongoose, the black mongoose and the black slender mongoose. ...

Petropedetes newtonii

Petropedetes newtonii is a species of frog in the family Petropedetidae. It is found in the island of Bioko and in coastal Cameroon. It has been confused with Petropedetes vulpiae and Petropedetes johnstoni, and also considered a synonym of the l ...

Rhacodactylus trachyrhynchus

The rough-snouted giant gecko, also known as the greater rough-snouted gecko or tough-snouted gecko, is an endangered species of gecko found in New Caledonia.

São Tome collared fruit bat

The São Tome collared fruit bat is a species of megabat in the family Pteropodidae. It is endemic to São Tome and Principe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest. It ...

São Tome leaf-nosed bat

The São Tome leaf-nosed bat is a species of bat in the family Hipposideridae. It is endemic to the island of São Tome, in the Gulf of Guinea off the western coast of Africa. The bats natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland fore ...