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by Harold De Lisle
November 29th, 2011, 8:43 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Bornean Earless Lizard (Lanthanotus borneensis)
Replies: 41
Views: 12549

Re: Bornean Earless Lizard (Lanthanotus borneensis)

Probably the best account of Lanthanotus can be found in pp. 535 ff. in Eric Pianka's Varanoid Lizards of the World. Although almost ever heading begins with the words "Little is known ..." lol
by Harold De Lisle
November 14th, 2011, 9:44 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Your oldest pet?
Replies: 22
Views: 4372

Re: Your oldest pet?

My oldest snake: Lampropeltis californiae from Carlsbad - 31 yrs

My oldest lizard: Varanus indicus from Solomons 23 yrs
by Harold De Lisle
May 10th, 2011, 6:56 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Help with ID
Replies: 6
Views: 782

Re: Help with ID

Yes, Plestiodon "gilberti". This species occurs in the northwestern part of Joshue Tree NP. There are 6 known sites. Maybe yours is a seventh?
by Harold De Lisle
February 6th, 2011, 9:06 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Philippines Gecko i.d.?
Replies: 5
Views: 1483

Re: Philippines Gecko i.d.?

This argument has been going on for almost two centuries. platyurus was indentifed by Fitzinger in 1820 as Hemidactylus . In the past decade there have been two account that have use Cosymbotus and two that have used Hemidactylus . Remember, the genus category is purely subjective.
by Harold De Lisle
December 8th, 2010, 9:59 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ressurection N. VietNam 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 6772

Re: ressurection N. VietNam 2009

Thanks, Mikhail, for the photos of you expedition
by Harold De Lisle
October 17th, 2010, 4:57 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: PAPUA NEW GUINEA help
Replies: 14
Views: 2671

Re: PAPUA NEW GUINEA help

Tom,

Look at the toes. It is definitely a 'bent-toed' gecko.

Compare it with this: http://nsdb.bishopmuseum.org/images/lar ... 063699.jpg
by Harold De Lisle
September 21st, 2010, 9:04 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Questions on Property (or Propriety)
Replies: 12
Views: 2545

Re: Questions on Property (or Propriety)

As far as National Parks are concerned, herping of any kind is a NO, NO. Brad, for the classes you attended in GSMNP, the instructor would have had a permit allowing some herping activitives. I had such a permit when I taught in JTNP. Not only collecting is prohibited, but even touching any animal i...
by Harold De Lisle
July 25th, 2010, 4:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: East Timor Expedition
Replies: 11
Views: 5470

Re: East Timor Expedition

Nice collection of photos from an out-of-way place.

Are all the herps from Ataúro ?
by Harold De Lisle
June 23rd, 2010, 9:58 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: South Africa, Feb-March 2010. Dial-up: don't do it!
Replies: 38
Views: 7528

Re: South Africa, Feb-March 2010. Dial-up: don't do it!

Thanks, Wolfgang, for an enjoyable post