Eryx johnii is a nonvenomous boa species endemic to Iran, Pakistan, and India. The type locality given is "Tranquebar" (Tanjore, Trichy district, southeastern Madras, India). The common name is red or brown sand boa. The head is wedge-shaped with very small eyes and narrow nostrils. The body is cylindrical in shape with small polished dorsal scales. The tail, which is blunt, rounded, and not distinct from the body, appears truncated. Coloration varies from reddish-brown to dull yellow-tan. These snakes are rather timid and shy, and bites have never been reported. (Near Vaigai Mens Hostel, Bharathidasan University)
"Khani A., Yousefi M., Sheykhi A., Yousefkhani S.S.H., Rastegar Pouyani E., 2013. New record of the gecko Crossobamon eversmanni lumsdeni (Boulenger, 1887) from Parvand Protected Area, Khorasan Razavi province, in eastern Iran. - Herpetology Notes, 6: 101-102.
Datre: May 2010"
6403 - Yousefkhani S.S.H., Yousefi M., Khani A., Rastegar Pouyani E., 2014. Snake fauna of Shirahmad wildlife refuge and Parvand protected area, Khorasan Razavi province, Iran. - Herpetology Notes, 7: 75-82.
Coordinates by authors N 36° 11' 59.2 E 057° 41' 07.1 wrong ?"
"Yousefkhani S.S.H., Yousefi M., Khani A., Rastegar Pouyani E., 2014. Snake fauna of Shirahmad wildlife refuge and Parvand protected area, Khorasan Razavi province, Iran. - Herpetology Notes, 7: 75-82.
Date: Years 2009-2011"
Afsar B., Çıçek K., Dinçaslan Y.E., Ayaz D., Tok C.V., 2013. New record localities of five snake species in Turkey. - Herpetozoa, 25 (3/4): 179-183.
Mapped in Arakelyan M., Danielyan F., Corti C., Sindaco R., Leviton A.E., 2011. Herpetofauna of Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh. - Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, 154 pp.