Northwestern India / Rajasthan, Ajmer District. 


Ophisops pushkarensis   AGARWAL et al., 2018

Common names:

Pushkar Small-scaled Snake-eyed Lizard (English)


Holotype: BNHS 2031, adult female, collected by A. Datta-Roy, T. Khichi and I. Agarwal 25 September 2009. Paratypes. NCBS AU749, adult female, near Ajmer (26.44638°N 74.68600°E; 525 m asl), Rajasthan, India, collected by V. Deepak on 17 May 2014; NCBS AU750, NCBS AU754

Terra Typica:

Near Pushkar (26.49318°N 74.56021°E; 505 m asl), Rajasthan, India.

Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Agarwal, I. & Khandekar, A. & Ramakrishnan, U. & Vyas, R. & Giri, V.B. (2018) -  Two new species of the Ophisops microlepis (Squamata: Lacertidae) complex from northwestern India with a key to Indian Ophisops. -  Journal of Natural History, London, 52 (13-16): 819-847.    




Ophisops pushkarensis   © 2018 Akshay A. Khandekar