عنوان مقاله [English]
Parvar Protected Aera is located in the north-eastern of Semnan County in Semnan province of Iran. This area has the rich fauna and flora because of the various climates. This study was done in order to the identification of snakes' fauna in Parvar Protected Area from April to September 2013. Sampling was performed from morning to night in different parts of the Parvar Protected Area. Specimens were transferred to the Laboratory and metric and meristic characters were evaluated after identification. Totally, 25 specimens were collected in Parvar Protected Area and 10 species were identified belonging to seven genera and Colubridae and Viperidae families including: Dolichophis schmiditi, Platyceps najadum najadum, Platyceps ventromacalatus ventrimaculatus, Platyceps karelini karelini, Elaphe dione dione, Hemorrhois ravergieri, Natrix tessellata tessellata, Natrix natrix natrix, Macrovipera lebetina obtusa and Gloydius halys caucasicus. Elaphe dione dione has the highest frequency and Platyceps karelini karenini has the lowest frequency in this area.