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Issue Information: Vol. 12, No. 2,(2016)

Article Title: Reptiles Fauna of Sabzevar, Northeastern Iran



DOI: 10.22067/ijab.v12i2.37650

Abstract
The reptile's fauna of Sabzevar was investigated during 10 years (2003-2013). In total 43 species belonging to 29 genera, 13families and two orders (Squamata and Testudines) were collected and identified. The most diverse group in the area is lizards with 23 species, followed by snakes with 18 species and the testudines with one species. The most diverse families are Colubridae , Lacertidae with 8 and Gekkonidae with 5 species respectively, followed by Agamidae with 4 species, Viperidae, Boidae and Scincidae with 3 species each, Lamrophiidae and Spherodactylidae with 2 species and 4 families Elapidae, Thyphlopidae, Varanidae and Testudonidae with only one species each

key words:   biodiversity; reptiles; Northeastern Iran; Sabzevar

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Reception Date: 23/07/2014 , Accept date: 05/06/2016 , Published Date: 05/06/2016

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