OCCASIONAL PAPERS OF THE CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES No. 55, 9 pages, 1 figure. June 30, 1966. REPORT ON TWO SMALL COLLECTIONS OF REPTILES FROM IRAN By Richard J. Clark, Erica Clark, Palio Limani, Spetsai, Greece and Steven C. Anderson California Academy of Sciences During a recent trip by road from Greece to Afghanistan, the senior au-thor and his wife made a number of brief collecting stops along the way in Iran. They passed through the country first at the end of June and early July, on the way to Afghanistan, and again during the first part of September, on the return trip. The route taken from the Turkish border was along the main road via Maku, Khvoy, Marand, Tabriz, Mianeh, Zanjan, Takestan, and Qazvin to Teh-ran. ^ Most of this was dry, undulating country with sparse, grassy vegeta-tion. Sometimes the hills were bare and deeply eroded, or stony with rock out-crops, similar to the hills in the semi-desert of Afghanistan. The first Iranian reptiles were taken between the Turkish border and Khvoy, at station 24 (just Spellings of place names conform to those given in the United States Board on Geo-graphic Names, Gazetteer no. 19 (1956).