Reptiles of Gujarat, India: Updated Checklist, Distribution, and Conservation Status

Harshil Patel, Raju Vyas


We present a revised checklist of reptiles inhabiting Gujarat, based on historical records and incorporating those from recent fieldwork. A total of 107 reptile species from 62 genera in 23 families was recorded. In addition, records for 23 species of reptiles dubiously or erroneously reported in the literature are discussed and recommended for removal from the Gujarat reptile list. Conservation status, threats, and endemism of recorded species are also discussed.

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