Morocco, year 2015

2015, Cerastes, Maroc, Reptiles, Serpents, Trips, Viperidae

2015 was the year of our first meeting with Abdou, one of the best herpetologists in Morocco. The opportunity, over two weeks, of a great visit of the country and of meeting its rich fauna. Our plan was a departure from Marrakech to visit and cross the famous High Atlas, then heading south to the first dunes of the Sahara. A first absolutly incredible trip with lots of discoveries. In the end, six species of Amphibians, and more than forty species of Reptiles, especially the very rare Echis leucogaster! A first visit that will lead to more others ones, for sure!




Pelophylax saharicus
Amietophrynus mauritanicus
Bufotes boulengeri
Barbarophryne brongersmai
Discoglossus scovazzi
Hyla meridionalis



Mauremys l. leprosa
Mauremys l. saharica
Testudo graeca
Chamaeleo chamaeleon
Chalcides montanus
Chalcides ocellatus
Chalcides polylepis
Chalcides sphenopsiformis (tracks only)
Scincus albifasciatus (tracks only)
Eumeces algeriensis
Hyalosaurus koellikeri (dead one)
Acanthodactylus aureus
Acanthodactylus boskianus
Acanthodactylus pardalis maculatus
Acanthodactylus pardalis busacki
Mesalina olivieri
Psammodromus algirus algirus
Ptyodactylus oudrii
Saurodactylus brosetii
Tropiocolotes algericus
Stenodactylus mauritanicus
Tarentola boehmei
Tarentola chazalie
Tarentola mauritanica juliae
Tarentola mauritanica mauritanica
Tarentola mauritanica pallida
Quedenfeldtia moerens
Quedenfeldtia trachyblepharus
Atlantolacerta andreanskyi
Podarcis vaucheri
Scelarcis perspicillata
Timon tanginatus
Agama impalearis
Trapelus boehmei
Uromastyx nigriventris
Natrix maura
Hemorrhois hippocrepis
Psammophis schokari
Rhagerhis moilensis (DOR)
Spalerosophis dolichospilus
Lytorhynchus diadema
Macroprotodon brevis (DOR)
Malpolon monspessulanus monspessulanus
Malpolon monspessulanus saharatlanticus
Vipera monticola
Cerastes cerastes
Bitis arietans
Echis leucogaster

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