The British Herpetological Society

The Herpetological Journal is the Society's prestigious quarterly scientific journal. Articles are listed in Biological Abstracts, Current Awareness in Biological Sciences,Current Contents, Science Citation Index, and Zoological Record.

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pdf 10. Contributions to Lycodon zawi, a little-known colubrid snake (Reptilia: Serpentes: Colubridae)


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pp. 234-237

Authors: Lal Biakzuala, Vanlal Hrima, Michael Vanlalchhuana, Andrew Vanlallawma, Mathipi Vabeiryureilai, Lal Muansanga, Sarathbabu Subbarayan, Nachimuthu Senthil Kumar & Hmar Tlawmte Lalremsanga

Abstract: Since the original description of Lycodon zawi almost two decades ago from Myanmar and north-east India, little is known on the systematics, distributional range as well as the natural history of the species. Hence, this paper attempts to contribute updated information to enhance the genetic data, morphology, distributional records, and natural history on its feeding and the hitherto unknown breeding habit of this species from Mizoram State, north-east India.

Keywords: Diet, eggs, morphology, phylogeny, Zaw’s wolf snake

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