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Results of the Herpetological Trips to Northern Cyprus

Author(s): Bayram GÖÇMEN | Nazım KAŞOT | Mehmet Zülfü YILDIZ | Istvan SAS | Bahadır AKMAN | Deniz YALÇINKAYA | Salih GÜCEL

Journal: North-Western Journal of Zoology
ISSN 1584-9074

Volume: 4;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 139;
Date: 2008;

Keywords: Northern Cyprus | herpetofauna | snakes | lizards

During the three trips conducted to Northern Cyprus in 2007, we found that three frog and toad species (Anura), 11 lizards (Lacertilia), 3 turtles (Testudinata) and 9 snakes (Ophidia) inhabit the northern part of the Cyprus Island. The distributions of a total of 26 reptile and amphibian species were observed and some ecological information on their biotopes was summarized, and the taxonomic states of some of the species determined discussed.
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