Reptiles of Sundarban
Reptiles Occurring In Sundarbans
Aquatic species:

Order: Chelonia

Sl.No. Name Scientific Name
1 Common Batagur or  river Terrapin Batagur baska     
2 Flap shell turtle Lissemys punctata 
3 Chitra Turtle Chitra indica 
4 Indian roofed turtle Kachuga tecta 
5 Olive Ridley Turtle Lepidochelys olivacea
6 Green Turtle Chelonia mydas  
7 Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata 

Order :  Squamata

Sl.No. Name Scientific Name
8 Common Checkered Keelback Xenochrophis piscator
9 Common smooth water snake Enhydris enhydris 
10 Dog  faced Water Snake Cerberus rhynchops 
11 Wart Snake or file snake Acrochordus granulatus 
12 Glossy Marsh snake Gerarda prevostiana 
13 Sea-snake Enhylrina schistose  
14 Estuarine Sea-snake Hydrophis obscurus 
15 Black banded Sea-snake Hydrophis nigrocintus
16 Blue Sea-snake Hydrophis caerulescens
17 Sea-snake Microcephalophis gracilis
18 Sea-snake Microcephalophis cantoris 
19 Estuarine Crocodile Crocodylus porosus
20 Tokay gecko Gekko gecko  
21 Mouse Gecko Hemidactylus frinatas
22 House Gecko Hemidactylus flaviridis
23 Brook’s House Gecko Hemidactylus brookii  
24 Indian Garden Lizard Calotes versicolor
25 Indian Chameleon Chamaeleon zeylanicus
26   Riopa punctata
27 Water Monitor   Varanus salavator  
28 Monitor Lizard Varanus flavescens    
29 Ornate Flying Snake or Gliding Snake Chrysopelea ornata  
30 Blind Snake Typhlops porrectus   
31 Common Blind snake Typhlops braminus 
32 Indian Rock Python Python molurus   
33 Common Sand Boa Gongylophis conicus
34 Trinket Snake Elaphe helena
35 Indian  Rat Snake Ptyas mucosa  
36 Banded kukri Snake Oligodon arnensis 
38 Common vine snake Ahaetulla nasuta  
38 Common wolf snake Lycodon aulicus
39 Striped Keelback Amphiesma stolatum 
40 Olivaceous Keelback Atretium schistosum
41 Bronze-back Derdreluphis ahactulla
42 Common Indian Bronzeback Dendrelaphis tristis 
43 Common Indian Krait Bungarus caeruleus
44 Banded Krait Bungarus fasciatus
45 Indian Cobra Naja naja 
46 King Cobra Ophiophagus hannah 
47 Rusell’s viper Daboia russelli  
48 Spot tailed Pit Viper Trimeresurus erythrurus   
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