Albertine Rift

Reptiles

Nineteen reptile species have been classified as endemic to the Albertine Rift with a further three near-endemic. Seven of these are Chameleons and six Skinks. Few snakes are endemic to this region.

Family

Species

Endemic (END) or

Near Endemic (NE)

Chamaeleonidae

Kinyongia carpenteri

END

Chamaeleonidae

Kinyongia xenorhina

END

Chamaeleonidae

Kinyongia adolfifriderici

END

Chamaeleonidae

Kinyongia gyrolepis

END

Chamaeleonidae

Chamaeleo johnstoni

END

Chamaeleonidae

Chamaeleo rudis

END

Chamaeleonidae

Chamaeleo schoutedeni

END

Chamaeleonidae

Chamaeleo ituriensis

END

Colubridae

Lycodonomorphus bicolor

END

Colubridae

Philothamnus ruandae

END

Gekkonidae

Cnemaspis quattuorseriata

END

Lacertidae

Adolfus vauereselli

END

Scincidae

Leptosiaphos blochmanni

END

Scincidae

Leptosiaphos graueri

END

Scincidae

Leptosiaphos hackarsi

END

Scincidae

Leptosiaphos luberoensis

END

Scincidae

Leptosiaphos meleagris

END

Scincidae

Leptosiaphos rhodurus

END

Typhlopidae

Leptotyphlops latirostris

END

Viperidae

Atheris nitschei

END

 

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