Reptile Rap

Newsletter of the South Asian Reptile Network

ISSN 2230-7079
No.18 | November 2016

 


RepRap17

 

CONTENTS

 

A pilot-survey to assess the diversity and distribution of reptilian fauna in Taralu Village, abutting the Bannerghatta National Park, Karnataka, India
-- S. Aaranya Gayathri, M. Jayashankar & K. Avinash, Pp. 3–18

 

A comprehensive report on the Hook-nosed Sea Snake Enhydrina schistosa (Daudin, 1803)
-- Hatkar Prachi & Chinnasamy Ramesh, Pp. 19–22

 

A sighting of the Sind Awl-headed Snake Lytorhynchus paradoxus (Günther, 1875) from western Rajasthan: Habitat preferences
-- Kachhawa Yati, Kachhawa Dimple, Kumawat Kumar Rakesh, K.K. Sharma & Sharma Vivek, Pp. 23–24

 

Distribution of Treutler’s Gecko (Hemidactylus treutleri Mahony, 2009) in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, southern India - a general information
-- B. Laxmi Narayana, G. Baburao & V. Vasudeva Rao, Pp. 25–28

 

On the occurrence of the Calamaria Reed Snake Liopeltis calamaria (Günther, 1858) (Squamata: Colubridae), in the Kalakadu Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, India
-- Surya Narayanan, Pp. 29–30

 

Note on record of body length of the Common Wolf Snake Lycodon aulicus
-- Raju Vyas, Pp. 31–32

 

Unusual feeding behavior of the Checkered Keelback Xenochrophis piscator on Jahangirnagar University Campus, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh
-- Noman Al Moktadir & Md. Kamrul Hasan, Pp. 32–33

 

Bifid tail in Hemidactylus prashadi (Smith, 1935)
-- Shivanand R. Yankanchi & Suresh M. Kumbar, Pp. 34–35

 

Some observations on the Malabar Pit Viper Trimeresurus malabaricus in central Western Ghats, India
-- Uday Sagar, Pp. 36–39

 

First records of Oligodon taeniolatus and Bungarus sindnus walli from Nagpur District, Maharashtra, India
-- Deshmukh, R.V., Sager A. Deshmukh & Swapnil A. Badhekar, Pp. 40–42

 

Snakes in an urban environment: A follow up on patterns of snake occurrences in western Ahmedabad after a gap of 15 years
-- Rishit Shroff, Pp. 43–50

 

A record of a 1,244mm long Common Krait Bungarus caeruleus (Schneider, 1801) from Dhangarhi, Corbett Tiger Reserve, Uttarakhand, India
-- Sumanta Kundu, Gajendra Singh Mehra, Deepa Bisht & Saket Badola, Pp. 51–52

 



Editor: Sanjay Molur
Editorial Advisor: Sally Walker
SARN Co-chairs: Sanjay Molur & C. Srinivasulu

REPTILE RAP is the Newsletter of the South Asian Reptile Network
(SARN)

REPTILE RAP is published by Zoo Outreach Organisation and Conservation Breeding Specialist Group South Asia as a service to the South Asian reptile conservation community as well as conservation actioners and enthusiasts at large.

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