Endemic Animals of Andhra Pradesh








Coluber bholanathi
Coluber bholanathi
Platyceps bholanathi, also known as the Nagarjun Sagar racer, Nagarjunasagar racer, Nagarjuna racer, Bhola Nath's racer, or Sharma's racer, is a species of colubrid snake. It is found in peninsular India, in the Eastern Ghats and the Deccan Plateau, in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana. It is a rather recently described species, that was first discovered in 1976, in the Nagarjuna Sagar Dam by scientists of the ...
Zoological Survey of India.
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Coluber bholanathi
Barkudia melanosticta
Barkudia melanosticta
Barkudia melanosticta commonly known as Visakhapatnam limbless skink or Russell's legless skink is a skink endemic to Vishakapatnam region of Coromandel Coast, in Andhra Pradesh state of southeastern India. One of the foremost of Indian reptiles collected during the days of Patrick Russell in 1790s, this species' type specimen was considered lost. Later its taxonomy was fixed by redescribing recent collections dating between 1950s-80s by ...
professors of Andhra University, Waltair from their campus, and deposited in the Zoological Survey of India in Kolkata, India .
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Barkudia melanosticta
Sharma's mabuya
Sharma's mabuya
Sharma's mabuya is a species of skinks found in India. It was described by Sharma from hills south of Vijaypuri on the right bank of the river Krishna in Andhra Pradesh.
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Sharma's mabuya
Lygosoma vosmaeri
Lygosoma vosmaeri
Vosmer's writhing skink is a species of skink, a lizard in the family Scincidae. The species is endemic to India.
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Lygosoma vosmaeri