Publications:

 

Muhammad Sharif Khan (M. S. Khan)

List of Publications

 

BOOKS

1993. (Snakes of Pakistan). Publication # 276. Urdu Science Board, 299 Upper Mall, Lahore, pp.229, (in Urdu).

2000. (Amphibians and reptiles of Pakistan). Publication # 366. Urdu Science board, 299-Upper Mall, Lahore. [in Urdu].

2002. A guide to the snakes of Pakistan. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main, pp. 265.

2002. Die Schlangen Pakistans. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main, pp. 265.

2006. Amphibians and Reptiles of Pakistan. Krieger Publishing Company, Malabar, Florida, pp. 311.

 

GENERAL

1980. Affinities and Zoogeography of herpetiles of Pakistan. Biologia, 26:113-171.

1985. An interesting collection of amphibians and reptiles from Cholistan Desert, Punjab, Pakistan. J. Bombay. Nat. Hist. Soc., 82:144-148.

1986. A noteworthy collection of amphibians and reptiles from northwestern Punjab, Pakistan. The Snake, 18:118-125.

1987. Checklist, distribution and zoogeographical affinities of herpetofauna of Balochistan. Proc. Pakistan Zool. Congress, 7:105-112.

1991. Amphibians, lizards, turtles and snakes. Chapter 3 In:Pakistan ki Jangli Hayat (Wildlife of Pakistan): 61-124.Publication No.241. Urdu Science Board, 299 Upper Mall, Lahore (in Urdu).

1991. Additions of new species to the herpetofauna of Pakistan. Species: 56.

1991. New additions to the herpetofauna of Pakistan. Hamadryad, 16 (1-2):48-49.

1994. Key for identification of amphibians and reptiles of Pakistan. Pakistan J. Zool., 26:249-255.

1999. Herpetology of habitat types of Pakistan. Pakistan J. Zool.,31(3):275-289

2000. Obituary: Sherman Anthony Minton Jr. Asiat. Herpet. Resh. Vol.9: 154-155.

2000. Obituary: Sherman Anthony Minton (1919-1999). Hamadryad, 25(2): 220-221.

2003. Up to date checklist of amphibians and reptiles of Pakistan. Journal of Natural History and Wildlife, (Karachi), 2(1):11-17.

2004. Annotated Checklist of amphibians and reptiles of Pakistan. Asiatic Herpetological Research, 10: 191-201.

and Ahmed, Naeem, 1987. On a collection of amphibians and reptiles from Baluchistan, Pakistan. Pakistan J. Zool.,19:361-370.

and Khan, A. Q. 2000 b. Species richness of terrestrial vertebrates of Pakistan. Pakistan J. Zool., 32(3):193-199.

and Baig, K. J., 1988. Checklist of the amphibians and reptiles of District Jhelum, Punjab, Pakistan. The Snake, 20:156-161.

 

AMPHIBIA

1965. A normal table of Bufo stomaticus (Bufo melanostictus). Biologia (Lahore), 11:1-39.

1968. Morphogenesis of digestive tract of Bufo stomaticus. Pakistan J. Sci. Res.,20:93-106.

1968. Amphibian fauna of District Jhang with notes on habits. Pakistan J. Sci. 20:227-233.

1969. A normal table of Rana tigerina Daudin. 1.Early development (Stages 1-27). Pakistan J. Sci. 21:36-50.

1971. An interesting abnormality in the arterial system of Uromastyx hardwickii Gray and its possible evolutionary significance. Pakistan J. Sci.,23:78-80.

1972. The "commonest toad" of West Pakistan and a note on Bufo melanostictus Schneider. Biologia (Lahore), 18:131-133.

1973. Food of tiger frog Rana tigerina Daudin. Biologia (Lahore), 19:93-107.

1974. Discovery of Microhyla ornata (Dumeril & Bibron) from the Punjab, Pakistan. Biologia (Lahore), 179-180.

1976. An annotated checklist and key to the amphibians of Pakistan. Biologia (Lahore), 22:201-210.

1979. On a collection of amphibians from northern Punjab and Azad Kashmir, with ecological notes. Biologia (Lahore), 25:37-50.

1982. Key for the identification of amphibian tadpoles from the plains of Pakistan. Pakistan J. Zool., 14:133-145.

1982. Collection, preservation and identification of amphibian eggs from the plains of Pakistan. Pakistan. J. Zool., 14:241-243.

1991. Morphoanatomical specialization of the buccopharyngeal region of the anuran larvae and its bearing on the mode of larval feeding. Ph.D. dissertation, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. pp. 99.

1994. A revised checklist and key to the amphibians of Pakistan. Hamadryad, 19:11-14.

1996. Oropharyngeal morphology of tadpole of southern cricket frog Rana syhadrensis Annandale, 1919, and its ecological correlates. Pakistan J. Zool., 28:133-138.

1996. The oropharngeal morphology and feeding habits of tadpole of tiger frog Rana tigerina Daudin. Russian J. Herpetol., 2:163-171.

1997. A new toad from the foot of Siachin Glacier, Baltistan, northeastern Pakistan. Pakistan J. Zool., 29(1):43-48.

1997. A new subspecies of common skittering frog Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis (Schneider, 1799) from Balochistan, Pakistan. Pakistan J. Zool., 29(2):107-112.

1998. Status of amphibian fauna of Pakistan. In: Biology and conservation of the amphibians, reptiles and their habits in south Asia. Pp.:137-139. A. De Silva (Ed.). Amphibia and reptile Research Organization of Sri Lanka, Peradeniya.

1998. Oropharyngeal morphology and feeding specializations of amphibian tadpoles. In: Biology and conservation of the amphibians, reptiles and their habits in south Asia. Pp.:47-50. A. De Silva (Ed.). Amphibia and reptile Research Organization of Sri Lanka, Peradeniya.

1999. Food particle retrieval in amphibian tadpoles. Zoo-Print J., 14(5):17-20.

2000. Recent advances in the taxonomic status of ranid frogs of Pakistan. Pakistan J. Zool., 32(4):161-171.

2000. The oropharyngeal morphology and feeding habits of tadpole of Microhyla ornata. Asiatic Herpetol. Res., vol. 9:130-138.

2002. A Checklist and Key to the Amphibia of Pakistan. Bulletin Chicago Herpetological Society,. 37(9):158-163.

2002. Riparian tadpoles of Punjab, Pakistan: Bufo stomaticus Lutkin, 1862. Bulletin Chicago Herpetological Society,37(12):216-219.

2003. Hyobranchial apparatus of amphibian tadpoles and its ecological correlates. Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 35(4):263-269.

2004. Riparian tadpoles: Hoplobatrachus tigerinus (Daudin, 1902) with notes on breeding habits and feeding ecology. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society, 39(6):101-104.

2004. Lung morphology and its significance in riparian tadpoles. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society, 39(9): 169-172.

2004. Checklist and key to the Amphibia, Chelonia and Crocodylia of Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Zoology supplement series, No. 4: 1-14.

2005a. Wild life of tadpoles. Bonnopran (Bangladesh Wildlife Network). 2(1): 88-92.

2005b. Addition of a frog of the family Megophryidae to the amphibian fauna of Pakistan. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society, 40(4): 70-71.

2005f. An overview of Amphibian fauna of Pakistan. Bonnoprani-Bengledesh Wildlife Bulletin, 2(2):14-22.

2008. Amphibians of Pakistan. Reptilia (GB) No. 56, February 2008: 60-66.

2008b. Development of Digestive System of Indus Valley Toad Bufo stomaticus Lütken. Pakistan J. Zool., vol. 40(4), pp. 275-282, 2008.

2009. Intergeneric relations of the angular-toed geckos of circum Western Himalayas (Sauria: Gekkonidae). Pakistan J. Zool., 41(1): 29-34.

and Malik, S. A. 1987. Buccopharyngeal morphology of tadpole larva of Rana hazarensis Dubois and Khan 1979, and its torrenticole adaptations. Biologia (Lahore), 33:45-60.

and Malik, S. A.1987. Reproductive strategies in a subtropical anuran population in arid Punjab, Pakistan. Biologia (Lahore), 33:279-303.

and Tasnim, Rashida, 1987. A field guide to the identification of herps of Pakistan. Part I: Amphibia, Monograph No. 14. Biological Society of Pakistan, Lahore, pp.1-27.

and Tasnim, Rashida, 1989. A new frog of the genus Rana, subgenus Paa, from southwestern Azad Kashmir. J. Herpetol., 23:419-423.

and Tasnim, Rashida, 1992. On a strange escape behavior shown by common Pakistani toad Bufo stomaticus to an ophidian predator. The Snake, 24:74-76.

and Mufti, S. A. 1994. Oral disc morphology of amphibian tadpole and its functional correlates. Pakistan J. Zool., 26:25-30.

and Mufti, S. A. 1994. Buccopharyngeal specializations of tadpole of Bufo stomaticus and its ecological correlates. Pakistan J. Zool.,26:285-292.

and Mufti, S. A. 1995. Oropharyngeal morphology of detritivorous tadpole of Rana cyanophlyctis Schneider, and its ecological correlates. Pakistan J. Zool., 27:43-49.

Dubois, A. and Khan, M. S. 1979. A new species of frog (genus Rana, subgenus Paa) from northern Pakistan (Amphibia, Anura). J. Herpetol., 13:403-410

 

CHELONIA, CROCODELIA

2003. Checkliste und Bestimmungsschlüssel der Schildkröten und Krokodile Pakistans (Checklist and key to the chelonians and crocodelinians of Pakistan). Testudo (Sigs), 12(4):9-22.

and Mirza, M. R. 1976. An annotated checklist and key to the reptiles of Pakistan. Part I: Chelonia and Crocodelia, Biologia (Lahore), 22:211-219.

and Tasnim, Rashida, 1990. A field guide to the identification of herps of Pakistan. Part: II Chelonia. Biological Society of Pakistan, Lahore, pp.15.

 

LACERTALIA (LIZARDS)

1972 . Checklist and key to the lizards of Jhang District, West Pakistan. Herpetologica, 28:94-98.

1978. A double-headed monster of Hemidactylus flaviviridis Rupell. Biologia, 24:31-36.

1980. A new species of gecko from northern Pakistan. Pakistan J. Zool., 12:11-16.

1988. A new cyrtodactylid gecko from northwestern Punjab, Pakistan. J. Herpetol., 22:241-243.

1989. Rediscovery and redescription of the highland ground gecko, Tenuidactylus montiumsalsorum (Annandale, l913). Herpetologica, 45:46-54.

1990. Discovery of a new gecko! Natura-WWF-Pakistan, Lahore, 9: 2.

1991. A new Tenuidactylus gecko from the Sulaiman Range, Punjab, Pakistan. J. Herpetol., 25:199-204.

1992. Validity of the mountain gecko Gymnodactylus walli Ingoldby, 1922. Herptol. J., 2:106-109.

1993 . A new angular-toed gecko from Pakistan, with remarks on the taxonomy and a key to the species belonging to genus Cyrtodactylus (Reptilia:Sauria:Geckkonidae). Pakistan J. Zool, 25:67-73.

1993. Hemipeneal morphology of Varanus flavescens Hardwicke and Gray, 1927), and its phylogenetic implications. Pakistan J. Zool., 25:135-138.

1993. A new sandstone gecko from Fort Munro, Dera Ghazi Khan district, Punjab, Pakistan. Pakistan J. Zool., 25:217-221.

1993. A checklist and key to the gekkonid lizards of Pakistan. Hamadryad, 18:35-41.

1994. Validity and redescription of Tenuidactylus yarkandensis (J. Anderson). Pakistan J. Zool., 26:139-143.

1999. A checklist and key to the Phrynocephalid lizards of Pakistan, with ethnological notes (Squamata:Agamidae). Pakistan J. Zool., 31(1):14-24.

2000. Redescription and generic redesignation of Gymnodactylus stoliczkai Steindachner, 1869. Pakistan J. Zool., 32(2): 157-163.

2001. Taxonomic notes on angular-toed gekkota of Pakistan, with description of a new species of genus Cyrtopodion. Pakistan J. Zool., 33(1):13-24.

2002. Key and checklist to the lizards of Pakistan (Reptilia: Squamata: Sauria).Herpetozoa, 15 (3/4): 99-119.

2003. Anmerkungen zur Morphologie, Verbreitung und den Habitatpraferenzen einiger pakistanischer geckos (Notes on the morphology, distribution and habitat preferences of some Pakistani geckos). Sauria, Berlin, 25(3): 35-47. Erratum: Sauria, Berlin, 25(4): 27.

2003. Notes on circum Indus geckos of genus Cyrtopodion (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Gekkota, Quedlinburg, 4: 43-59.

2003. Questions of generic designation of angular-toed geckos of Pakistan with descriptions of three new genera (Reptilia: Gekkonidae). Journal of Natural History and Wildlife (Karachi), Vol. 2(2): 1-9.

2004.Checklist and key to the Lizard of Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Zoology, supplement series. No. 5: 1-25.

2004. Notes on high altitude geckos of the genus Altigekko in northestern Pakistan. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society, 39(12): 221-224.

2005. Notes on geckos of the genus Siwaligekko Khan, 2003 (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) in Pakistan. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society, 40(3): 54-57.

2008. Biology and distribution of geckos of genus Indogekko Khan,

2003 (Sauria: Gekkonidae). Russian Journal of Herpetology, 15(2): 87-92.

2008. [Research] Review of the morphology, ecology, and distribution of geckos of the genus Cyrtopodion with a note on generic placement of Cyrtopodion brachykolon Krysko et. al., 2007. Caspian J. Env. Sci.2008, Vol. 6 (1): 79-86.

2009. Intergeneric relationships of the angular-toed geckos of the circum Western Himalayas (Sauria: Gekkonidae). Pakistan J. Zoology, 41(1):29-34.

and Baig, K. J. 1992. A new tenuidactylid gecko from northeastern Gilgit Agency, North Pakistan. Pakistan J. Zool., 24:273-277.

and Khan, M.R.Z. Khan, 1997. A new skink from the Thal Desert of Pakistan. Asiatic. Herpetol. Research, 7:61-67.

and Mirza, M. R. 1977. An annotated checklist and key to the reptiles of Pakistan. Part II: Sauria (Lacertalia), Biologia (Lahore), 23:35-58.

and Tasnim, Rashida, 1990. A new gecko of the genus Tenuidactylus from northeastern Punjab, Pakistan, and southwestern Azad Kashmir. Herpetologica, 46:142-148.

and Rosler, H. 1999. Redescription and generic redesignation of the Ladakhian gecko Gymnodactylus stoliczkai Steindachner 1869. Asiat. Herpetol., Res., 8:60-68.

Golubev, Michael, Khan, M. S., and Anderson, Steve. C. 1995. On the systematics of some Palearctic geckos. Abstracts, second Asian Herpetological meeting, 6-10 September, Ashgabat, Turkmeninstan:23-24.

Khan, M. R. Z., Khan, M. S. and Ali, Asghar. 1996. Scincid lizards of Punjab, Pakistan, with description of a new species. 16th Pakistan Cong. Zool., Abstracts:108.

Khan, M. R. Z., and Khan, M. S. 2000. Checklist and key to the scincid lizards of Punjab, Pakistan. Pakistan J. Zool., 32(2): 103-109.

 

OPHIDIA (SNAKES)

1977. Checklist and key to the snakes of Jhang District, Punjab, Pakistan. Biologia (Lahore), 23:145-157.

1982 . An annotated checklist and key to the reptiles of Pakistan. Part III: Serpentes (Ophidia). Biologia (Lahore), 28:215-254.

1983. Venomous terrestrial snakes of Pakistan. The Snake, 15:101-105.

1984. Validity of the natricine taxon Natrix sancti-johannis Boulenger. J. Herpetol., 18:198-200.

1984. Rediscovery and validity of Bungarus sindanus Boulenger. The Snake, 16:43-48.

1984. A cobra with an unusual hood pattern. The Snake, 16:131-134.

1985. Taxonomic notes on Bungarus caeruleus (Schneider) and Bungarus sindanus Boulenger. The Snake, 17:71-78.

1990. Venomous terrestrial snakes of Pakistan and snake bite problem. In: Snakes of Medical importance (Asia-Pacific Region):419-446. (Ed.) P. Gopalakrishnakone and L. M. Chou. National University of Singapore.

1995. A report on an unborn litter of chain viper Vipera russelii (Shaw and Nodder, 1797). Pakistan J. Zool., 27(2):119-122.

1997. Taxonomic notes on Pakistani snakes of Coluber-karelini-rhodorachis-ventromaculatus species complex: a new approach to the problem. Asiatic Herpetol. Res. 7:51-60.

1997. A report on an aberrant specimen of Punjab Krait Bungarus sindanus razai Khan 1985 (Ophidia:Elapidae) from Azad Kashmir. Pakistan J. Zool., 29:203-205.

1998. Notes on Typhlops diardi Schlegel, 1839, with description of a new subspecies (squamata, Serpentes, Scolecophidia). Pakistan J. Zool., 30(3):213-221.

1999. Typhlops ductuliformes a new species of blind snakes from Pakistan, with notes on extralimital T. porrectus Stoliczka, 1871 (Serpentes:Typhlopidae). Pakistan J. Zool.,31(4):385-390.

1999. Two new species and a subspecies of blind snakes of genus Typhlops from Azad Kashmir and Punjab, Pakistan (Sertentes:Typhlopidae). Russian J. Herpetol., 6(3):231-240.

2002. Notes on saw-scale viper Echis carinatus and its status in Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 34 (3):181-188.

2004. Checklist and key to the Snakes of Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Zoology, supplement Series, No. 6: 1-24.

2005. Notes on new taxa of typhlopid snakes from Pakistan (Serpentes:Typhlopidae). Bull. Chicago Herp Society, 40(8):145-147.

and Khan, A. Q. 2000. Three new subspecies of snakes of genus Coluber from Pakistan. Pakistan J. Zool., 32(1):49-52.

and Tasnim, Rashida, 1986. A note on tail injury in Eryx johnii. The Snake, 18:57-58.

and Tasnim, Rashida, 1986. Balling and caudal luring in young Bungarus caeruleus. The Snake, 18:42-46.

and Tasnim, Rashida, 1986. Notes on the Himalayan pit viper, Agkistrodon himalayanus (Günther). Litteratura Serpentium. (Eng. Ed.) 6:46-55.

and Tasnim, Rashida, 1987. Observations on distress behavior of an injured Eryx johnii. The Snake, 19:144-145.

Khan, A. Q., and Khan, M. S. 1996. Snakes of State of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Proc. Pakistan Congr. Zool., 16:173-182.

 

CONSERVATION

1990. The impact of human activities on the status and distribution of amphibians in Pakistan. Hamadryad, 15:21-24.

1991. Endangered species of reptiles of Pakistan and suggested conservation measures.:42-45. In Handbook published to mark second seminar on "Nature conservation and environmental protection", 12 March, 1991, Islamabad. Pakistan Wildlife Conservation Foundation, Islamabad.

1998. Exploitation of herpetofauna of Pakistan. In: Biology and conservation of the amphibians, reptiles and their habits in south Asia. Pp.: 302. A. De Silva (Ed.). Amphibia and reptile Research Organization of Sri Lanka, Peradeniya.

 

 

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