Northeast India, Northern Bangladesh and adjacent Myanmar / Khasi-Mountains. 


Takydromus khasiensis  BOULENGER, 1917

Common names:

Khasi Hills Long-tailed Lizard (English)


Syntypes: USNM 84994, BMNH 1946.8.4.77-82

Terra Typica:

Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, NE India.

Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Boulenger, G.A. (1917) -  Description of Takydromus khasiensis. -  In: Boulenger, A. (ed.): A revision of the lizards of the genus Tachydromus. – Memoirs of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, Calcutta, 5 (6): 221-223.   

  • Das, S. & Tripathy, B. & Deuti, K. (2019) -  Range Extension for the Khasi Hill Long-Tailed Lizard, Takydromus khasiensis Boulenger, 1917 (Squamata: Lacertidae) from India’s North Eastern Region into the Gangetic Plains Landscape at Gorumara National Park, West Bengal. -  Herpetology Notes, 12: 83-85.  


Takydromus khasiensis  © 2006 Mazedul Islam