List of Lizard Species
Around 153 species of squamata are found in Pakistan.
There are 86 species of Lacertilia (lizards and relatives) in Pakistan.
- Family (eyelid and lidless geckoes) - 33 species
- Family (sand lizards, wall lizards and true lizards) - 12 species
- Family (monitor lizards) - 2 species
There are 67 species of serpentes (snakes) found in Pakistan.
- Family (boas) - 2 species
- Family (kraits and cobras) - 4 species
- Family (vipers and pit vipers) - 7 species
There are 15 species of testudines that represent Pakistan.
- Khan, M. Z., Amtyaz Safi., Fatima. F., Hashmi, M. U. A., Hussain, B. Siddiqui, S., Khan, S. I. and Ghalib, S. A. 2015. An evaluation of distribution, status and abundance of freshwater turtles in the selected areas of Sindh and khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces of Pakistan. Canadian journal of pure & applied sciences. Vol 9(1): pp. 3201-3219.
- Safi A, Khan MZ. Distribution and current population status of freshwater turtles of District Charsadda of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.The Journal of Zoology Studies. 2014; 1(4):31-38.
- Hashmi, M. U. A, Khan, M. Z, Safi, A., Huda, N., 2013. Current Status, Distribution and threats of Varanus Spp. (Varanus bengalensis & Veranus griseus) in Karachi & Thatta of Sindh. International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies. 1(1): 34-38.
- Hashmi, M. U. A, Khan, M. Z, Huda, N., Gabol, K. and Safi, A. 2014. Observation of the Status, Distribution, Habitat and Population Estimation of the Indian Spiny Tailed Lizard Saara hardwickii (Gray, 1827) of Thatta District of Sindh Pakistan. American Journal of Zoological Research, 2014, Vol. 2, No. 3, 46-50.
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