some turkish herps

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some turkish herps

Postby Nicolas Martinez » Thu May 24, 2012 9:47 am

I've been in southern Turkey for the last 10 days (mainly for ornithology) and beside observing birds I had some tome to search for herps. Here's some pictures (with some questions concerning species identity - I still don't have the turkey book....).

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Hyla savignii - Sehit (south of Sanliurfa) - there were thousands of them....
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Typhlops vermicularis
Akseki (37° 1'28.48"N 31°44'27.73"E; 931 m)
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Testuda graeca
Birecik
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Eirenis sp. (which one?)
Akseki (37° 1'28.48"N 31°44'27.73"E; 931 m)
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Dolichophis jugularis
Akseki (37° 1'28.48"N 31°44'27.73"E; 931 m)
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Hemorrhois nummifer or ravergieri?
Akseki (37° 1'28.48"N 31°44'27.73"E; 931 m)
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Hemorrhois nummifer or ravergieri?
Akseki (37° 1'28.48"N 31°44'27.73"E; 931 m)
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Re: some turkish herps

Postby Mario Schweiger » Thu May 24, 2012 11:02 am

Eirenis:
Only one is possible - by distribution: Eirenis modestus semimaculatus
Hemorrhois:
both are possible, but approx. 900 asl points more to nummifer in the southern Taurus slopes.

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Re: some turkish herps

Postby Thomas Bader » Thu May 24, 2012 8:24 pm

Hi!

Nice pics - I agree with Mario:
Eirenis modestus semimaculatus and Hemorhois nummifer

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Re: some turkish herps

Postby Daniel Kane » Fri May 25, 2012 6:22 pm

I would agree with the above. Nice photos & finds!
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