Muhammad S. Khan

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Muhammad Sharif Khan (M. S. Khan)

List of Publications

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

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

Khan, Muhammad Sharif, 1968b. Amphibian fauna of District Jhang with notes on habits. Pakistan J. Sci.20:227-233.

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

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

Khan. M. S. 1972a. The "commonest toad" of West Pakistan and a note on Bufo melanostictus Schneider. Biologia, 18:131-133.

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

Khan. M. S. 1973. Food of tiger frog Rana tigerina Daudin. Biologia, 19:93-107.

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

Khan. M. S. and Mirza, M. R. 1976. An annotated checklist and key to the reptiles of Pakistan. Part I:Chelonia and Crocodilia. Biologia, 22:211-219.

Khan. M. S. 1976. An annotated checklist and key to the amphibians of Pakistan. Biologia, 22:201-210.

Khan. M. S. 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.

Khan. M. S. and Mirza, M. R. 1977. An annotated checklist and key to the reptiles of Pakistan. Part II: Sauria (Lacertalia). Biologia, 23:41-64.

Khan. M. S. 1977. Checklist and key to the snakes of Jhang District, Punjab, Pakistan. Biologia, 23:145-157.

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

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

Khan. M. S. 1979. On a collection of amphibians from northern Punjab and Azad Kashmir, with ecological notes. Biologia, 25:37-50.

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

Khan. M. S. 1980b. Affinities and Zoogeography of herpetiles of Pakistan. Biologia, 26:113-171.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Khan. M. S. and Tasnim, R. 1987a. Observations on distress behaviour of an injured Eryx johnii. The Snake, 19:144-145.

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


Khan. M. S. 1987. Checklist, distribution and zoogeographical affinities of herpetofauna of Balochistan. Proc. Pakistan Zool. Congr. :105-112.

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

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

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

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

Khan. M. S. 1990a. 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.

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

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

Khan. M. S. and Tasnim, Rashida, 1990a. A field guide to the identificatioon of herps of Pakistan. Part: II Chelonia. Biological Society of Pakistan, Lahore, pp.15.

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

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

Khan. M. S. 1991b. 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.

Khan. M. S. 1991c. 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).

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

Khan. M. S. 1991e. Additions of new species to the herpetofauna of Pakistan. Species: 56.

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

Khan. M. S. 1991g. Morphoanatomical specializations of the buccopharyngeal region of the anuran larvae and its bearing on the mode of larval feeding. Ph.D. thesis, Department of Zoology, Punjab Universirty, Lahore.

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

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

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

Khan. M. S. 1993a. Sar Zameen-a-Pakistan kay Saamp (Snakes of Pakistan). Urdu Science Board, 299 Upper Mall, Lahore, pp.229, (in Urdu).

Khan. M. S. 1993b. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

Khan, M. Rashid Zubair, Khan, Muhammad Sharif, and Ali, Asghar. 1996. Scincid lizards of Punjab, Pakistan, with description of a new species. 16th Pakistan Cong. Zool., Abstracts:108.

Khan. M. S. 1997a. The oropharngeal morphology and feeding habits of tadpole of tiger frog Rana tigerina Daudin. Russian J. Herpetol., 2:163-171.

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

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

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

Khan. M. S. 1997e. 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.

Khan. M. S. 1997f. Validity, generic redesignation, and taxonomy of western rock gecko Gymnodactylus ingoldbyi Proctor, 1923. Russian J. Herpetol., 4(2):83-88.

Khan. M. S. 1997g. Biodiversity of gekkonid fauna of Pakistan.:383-389. In: Biodiversity of Pakistan. Edits: Mufti, S. A., Woods, C. A. and Hasan, S. A. 1997. Pakistan Mus. Nat Hist. Islamabad, Pakistan.

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

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

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

Khan. M. S. 1999b. Food particle retrieval in amphibian tadpoles. Zoo’Print J., 14(5):17-20.
Khan, Muhammad Sharif, 2002. Corrigendum/addendum: Snakes part of the Table 1. (Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 31: 275-289), Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 34(3): 261-263.

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

Khan. M. S. 2000. Sarzameen-a-Pakistan kay Maindak aur Khazinday (Frogs, Chelonians, Crocodiles and lizards of Pakistan) in Urdu. Urdu Science Board, Lahore, pp. 138.


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

Khan. M. S. & Khan, A.Q. 2000. Species richness of terrestrial vertebrates of Pakistan. Pakistan J. Zool., 322(3):193-199.

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

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

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

Khan. M. S. 2001. Recent advances in the taxonomix status of ranid frogs of Pakistan. Pakista, J. Zool., 33(3):169-171.

Khan. M. S. 2001. Herpetology of habitat types of Pakistan-Part II. Pakistan J. Zool. 33(4):

Khan. M. S. 2001. Notes on cranial-ridged toads of Pakistan and description of a new subspecies (Amphibia:Bufonidae). Pakistan J. Zool., 33(4):293-298.

Khan. M. S. in press. Altitudinal distribution and geography of amphibians and reptiles of Pakistan. Pakistan J. Zool.,

Khan. M. S. (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.

Khan, Muhammad Sharif, 2002a. A Checklist and Key to the Amphibia of Pakistan. Bull. Chicago Herp. Soc. 37(9):158-163.

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

Khan. M. S. 2002c. Die Schlangen Pakistans. Bucher-Kreth GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany. Pp. 245.

Khan, Muhammad Sharif, 2002c. Riparian tadpoles of Punjab, Pakistan: Bufo stomaticus Lutkin, 1862. Bull. Chicago Herp. Soc. 37(12): 216-219.

Khan, Muhammad Sharif, 2002d. Key and checklist to the lizards of Pakistan (Reptilia: Squamata: Sauria). Herpetozoa, 15 (3/4):

Khan, Muhammad Sharif, 2003a. Morphology of the Limnonectes tadpole, with notes on its feeding ecology and on the breeding habits of Limnonectes frogs in riparian Punjab. Bulletin Chicago Herpetological Society, 38(9):177-179.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

___2005a. Wild life of tadpoles. Bonnoprani (Bangladesh Wildlife Network). 2(1): 88-92.
Khan, Muhammad Sharif, 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.

____2005. Notes on new taxa of typhlopid snakes from Pakistan (Serpentes:Typhlopidae). Bull. Chicago Herp Society, 40(8):145-147.

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

Khan, Muhammad Sharif, 2006. Bemerkungen zu Morphologie, Biologie und verbreitung der Belutsch-krote (Agrionemys horsfieldii baluchiorum (Annandale, 1906).Marginata, 2(4): 36-42.

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

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

Khan, Muhammad Sharif,2008. Biology and distribution of geckos of genus
Indogekko Khan, 2003 (Sauria: Gekkonidae). Russian Journal of
Herpetology, 15(2): 87-92.


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