The Herpetofauna of Small Nemrut Mountain (Tatvan/Bitlis)

BULUM E., Adızel Ö., YILDIZ M. Z.

International Conference on Multidisciplinary, Science, Engineering and Technology (IMESET’17,Bitlis), Bitlis, Turkey, 27 - 29 October 2017, pp.3

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Summary Text
  • City: Bitlis
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.3
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes


It is aimed to determine the Amphibian and Reptile species of Small Nemrut Mountain with the study. 30 day field study was carried out within this project between April 2015 and September 2016. As a result of this study, three Anuran amphibian species (Bufotes variabilis, Pelophylax ridibundus, Rana macrocnemis), one turtle species (Testudo graeca), six lizard species (Apathya cappadocica, Darevskia raddei, D. valentini, Lacerta media, Ophisops elegans, Eremias suphani) and six snake species (Dolichophis jugularis, Dolichophis schmidti, Hemorhois ravergieri, Eryx jaculus, Narix natrix, N. tesellata) in Small Nemrut Mountain, which totally 16 species. There are no endemic species for our country among them.