Insects & Reptiles
INDO-MALAYAN Freshwater (Rivers, Lakes & Wetlands)


Class Insecta

Order Odonata: Dragonflies & Damselflies

(Prek Toal, Cambodia)

Dragonflies and damselflies are usually the most obvious group of insects around tropical wetlands.

Order Coleoptera: Beetles

(Prek Toal, Cambodia)

Order Diptera: Flies

(Prek Toal, Cambodia)

Class Reptilia

Order Crocodilia

(Bundala, Sri Lanka)

Crocodylus palustris, 'Mugger Crocodile', 'Marsh/Broad-snouted Crocodile'. It is found most commonly in India and Sri Lanka, but is also recorded in Pakistan, Nepal and Iran, but is probably extinct in Bhutan, Bangladesh and Myanmar.

Order Squamata: Lizards & Snakes

(Talangama Wetlands, Sri Lanka)

Varanus salvator, 'Asian Water Monitor'.

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