Molivos and surroundings

Reptiles & amphibians

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2003

2004

2005

Levant water frog

Common tree frog

Rana bedriagae

Hyla Arborea

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>100

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>10

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>10

>10

Balkan terrapin

European pond terrapin

Spur-thighed tortoise

Mauremys rivulata

Emys orbicularis

Testudo graeca

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-

-

>10

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1

>10

1

1

3

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Starred agama

Laudakia stellio

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4

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Snake-eyed lizard

Ophisops elegans

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>10

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1

Turkish gecko

Hemidactylus turcicus

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>10

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>10

Balkan green lizard

Lacerta trilineata

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>10

>10

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European glass lizard

Ophisaurus apodus

1

1

1

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Snake-eyed skink

Ablepharus kitaibellii

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1

Worm snake

Typhlops vermicularis

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2

3

1

Dwarf snake

Montpellier snake

Eirenis modestus

Malpolon monspessulanus

2

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3 dead

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-

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Dahl’s whip snake

Coluber najadum

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1

  • Molivos

    http://www.klooiplek.eu/images/trips/preview/289.biotoop

    A field, a small building, a dry ditch. Now where would You start searching? Under the black tarpoulin down left of course. It harboured two giant Otoman vipers. Alas they dissapeared too quickly.

    Molivos
  • GAL_Lesb-BS (14)

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    Let's approach the building. Any idea where to search next? The water and the reed?

    GAL_Lesb-BS (14)
  • GAL_Lesb-BS (15)

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    Wrong! It's in the grill beyond the iron doors where the herps take shelter. This treefrog adapts its body color like a chameleon to the pattern of rusty spots.

    GAL_Lesb-BS (15)
  • GAL_Lesb-BS (4)

    http://www.klooiplek.eu/images/trips/preview/286.jpg

    Habitat of many snakespecies like Dolichophis caspius, Macrovipera xanthina, Eirenis collaris and Platyceps najadum.

    GAL_Lesb-BS (4)
  • GAL_Lesb-BS (12)

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    Platyceps najadum is one of the predators of these small gecko's.

    GAL_Lesb-BS (12)
  • scheltopusik612

    http://www.klooiplek.eu/images/trips/preview/785.jpg

    scheltopusik612
  • GR_Dwarfsnake_GL

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    Dwarfsnakes are quiet common in all different kinds of mostly dry habitat

    GR_Dwarfsnake_GL
  • H-turcicus-Lesbos

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    Hemidactylus turcicus is abundant in the pits that are always dark.

    H-turcicus-Lesbos
  • Ampusa Lesbos

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    Ampusa pennata, one of the most exotic insects. It's a praying mantis.

    Ampusa Lesbos