Borneo Herping Trip June/July 2018 (lots of pics!)

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Borneo Herping Trip June/July 2018 (lots of pics!)

Post by orionmystery » July 27th, 2018, 5:19 am

Borneo Herp Tour June/July 2018. 6 nights of herping in Sabah, both lowland and highland, followed by another 4nights in Sarawak.

I didn't photograph all of the finds but here is the species list:

Species List: SNAKES: Sabah - 1x Sunbeam Snake (Xenopeltis unicolor) - 2x Sumatran Pitviper (Trimeresurus sumatranus) - 1x White-bellied Rat Snake (Ptyas fusca) - 1x Elegant Bronzeback (Dendrelaphis formosus) - 1x Bornean Keeled Pitviper (Tropidolaemus subannulatus) - 2x Blunt-head Snail-eating Snake (Aplopeltura boa), one of them eating a snail - 1x Bornean Leaf-nosed Pitviper (Trimeresurus borneensis) - 1x Red-headed Krait (Bungarus flaviceps) - 2x Sabah Pitviper (Trimeresurus sabahi) - 1x Malcolm's Pitviper (Trimeresurus malcolmi) - 1x Smooth Snail-eating Snake (Asthenodipsas laevis) - 3x Schmidt's Reed Snake (Calamaria schmidti) Sarawak - 1x Blue Coral Snake (Calliophis bivirgatus tetrataenia) - 1x Striped Coral Snake (Calliophis intestinalis) - 6x Bornean Keeled Pitviper (Tropidolaemus subannulatus) - 1x Slender-tailed Wolf Snake (Lepturophis albofuscus) - 2x Pink-headed Reed Snake (Calamaria schlegeli) - 1x Pale-spotted Cat Snake (Boiga drapiezii) - 1x Dog-toothed Cat Snake (Boiga cynodon), melanistic - 1x Gold-ringed Cat Snake (Boiga dendrophila) Lizards: Cyrtodactylus baluensis Cyrtodactylus quadrivirgatus Cyrtodactylus malayanus Cyrtodactylus consobrinus Gonocephalus grandis Gonocephalus doriae Gonocephalus liogaster Gonocephalus borneensis Tropidophorus beccarii Draco maximus Aeluroscalabotes felinus Ptychozoon rhacophorus Frogs Rhacophorus borneensis Rhacophorus pardalis Polypedates leucomystax Polypedates macrotis Polypedates otilophus Philautus aurantium Philautus macroscelis Philautus nephophilus Philautus petersi Ansonia hanitschi Ansonia leptopus Kalophrynus sp. Limnonectes palavanensis with tadpoles Meristogenys sp Meristogenys kinabaluensis Megophrys nasuta Megophrys kobayashii Leptobrachium abbotti Leptobrachium montanum Xenophrys baluensis Leptolalax pictus Leptolalax arayai Staurois guttatus Staurois latopalmatus Pulchrana picturata Microhyla borneensis

Sorry, the images are hotlinked from our Facebook page and the IQ isn't the best!

Link to the album https://www.facebook.com/pg/HerpingMala ... 4330335665.

Bungarus flaviceps
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Trimeresurus borneensis
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Gonocephalus doriae
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Tropidolaemus subannulatus
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Trimeresurus sabahi
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Kalophrynus sp.
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Boiga dendrophila
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Microhyla borneensis
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Gonocephalus doriae
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Rhacophorus pardalis with spawn
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Leptolalax gracilis
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Staurois guttatus
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Gonocephalus liogaster
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Limnonectes palavanensis with tadpoles
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Calamaria schlegeli
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Meristogenys sp.
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Aeluroscalabotes felinus
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Re: Borneo Herping Trip June/July 2018

Post by orionmystery » July 27th, 2018, 5:32 am

Megophrys nasuta
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Cyrtodactylus malayanus, juve
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Melanistic Boiga cynodon
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Ansonia leptopus
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Limnonectes palavanensis
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Boiga drapiezii
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Rhacophorus pardalis
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Gonocephalus doriae
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Trimeresurus sumatranus
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Calliophis bivirgatus
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Leptolalax sp
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Vinegaroons
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Unidentified Orthoptera
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Polypedates macrotis
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Polypedates otilophus
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Rhacophorus pardalis
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Megophrys nasuta
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Humbertiella ocularis
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Rhacophorus borneensis
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R. pardalis
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Calliophis intestinalis
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Kalophrynus sp
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Calliophis bivirgatus
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Asthenodipsas laevis
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Trimeresurus sabahi
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Ptychozoon rhacophorus
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Re: Borneo Herping Trip June/July 2018 (lots of pics!)

Post by orionmystery » July 27th, 2018, 5:36 am

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Bungarus flaviceps
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Violin beetle, Mormolyce phyllodes borneensis
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Post by orionmystery » July 27th, 2018, 5:40 am

Ptyas fusca
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Dendrelaphis formosus
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Juve Trimeresurus sumatranus
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Trimeresurus sumatranus
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Trimeresurus malcolmi, unfortunately, taken with a Point and Shoot! :(
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Re: Borneo Herping Trip June/July 2018

Post by Paul Freed » July 27th, 2018, 6:33 am

Spectacular, simply spectacular! Amazing photography of amazing creatures. Thanks for sharing, Kurt.

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Re: Borneo Herping Trip June/July 2018

Post by orionmystery » July 27th, 2018, 8:58 pm

Paul Freed wrote:Spectacular, simply spectacular! Amazing photography of amazing creatures. Thanks for sharing, Kurt.

Paul
Thank you, Paul :)

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Re: Borneo Herping Trip June/July 2018

Post by BillMcGighan » July 28th, 2018, 7:34 am

As always... first class
Thanks for posting

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Re: Borneo Herping Trip June/July 2018

Post by orionmystery » July 29th, 2018, 11:56 pm

BillMcGighan wrote:As always... first class
Thanks for posting
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Re: Borneo Herping Trip June/July 2018

Post by DanW » July 30th, 2018, 8:58 am

Very cool, great variety of herps and awesome shots as usual.

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Re: Borneo Herping Trip June/July 2018

Post by orionmystery » July 31st, 2018, 2:47 am

DanW wrote:Very cool, great variety of herps and awesome shots as usual.

Dan
Thank you, Dan :)

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