Reptiles introduced to


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Introduced species(confirmed and presumed introductions, incl. both surviving and extirpated populations, excl. unpublished records)


Lizards (Sauria)

Agama sp.

(Rainbow Agama)

Wagner, Bauer, Wilms, Barts & Bhme 2012 [as A. agama]

Hemidactylus mabouia

Cosmopolitan House Gecko

Jesus, Freitas, Brehm & Harris 2002 Rato, Resendes, Cunha & Harris 2015 Sindaco & Jeremchenko 2008

Stenodactylus mauritanicus

Mauritanian Thin-toed Gecko

Barreiros, Elias, Lourenco, Dias & Borges 2010

Gallotia galloti

Common Tenerife Lizard

Borja & Bischoff in Bischoff (ed.) 1998 Malkmus 2004 Sindaco & Jeremchenko 2008

Podarcis siculus

Italian Wall Lizard

Podnar, Mayer & Tvrtkovic 2005 Vega, Gonzalez-Garcia, Garcia-Pulido & Gonzalez-Garcia 2001

Tarentola substituta

So Vicente Wall Gecko

Rato, Resendes, Cunha & Harris 2015
Snakes (Serpentes)

Indotyphlops braminus

Brahminy Blind Snake

Jesus, Goncalves, Spinola & Brehm 2013
Turtles (Testudines)

Trachemys scripta

Common Slider

Bringse in Fritz (ed.) 2001 Rhodin, Iverson, Bour, Fritz, Georges, Shaffer & Dijk 2017