A Preliminary Survey of Snake Fauna in and around Chincholi Forest, Kalaburagi District Karnataka, India

Authors(2) :-Vinay Pasar, Ravindra Paul

An annotated checklist of snakes is prepared on basis of the collected information from survey during Jan.2012- Jan.2014. The objective of the study included evaluation of species composition, relative abundance and distribution of snake fauna of the chosen region. A total of 14 species belonging to 5 families were recorded of which 10 Non Venomous species and 4 venomous were identified. Among the species recorded 1species where from Typhlopidae, 2 from Boidae, 1 from Pythonidae, 7 from Colubridae and 3 from Elapidae family. This information will helps to provide information, awareness and conservation of the fauna in Chincholi forest, Kalaburagi district.

Authors and Affiliations

Vinay Pasar
Department of Zoology, Gulbarga University, Kalaburagi, Karnataka, India
Ravindra Paul
Department of Zoology, Gulbarga University, Kalaburagi, Karnataka, India

Abundance, Chincholi forest, Snakes.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 5 | September-October 2016
Date of Publication : 2016-10-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 342-344
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET162586
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Vinay Pasar, Ravindra Paul, " A Preliminary Survey of Snake Fauna in and around Chincholi Forest, Kalaburagi District Karnataka, India, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 5, pp.342-344, September-October-2016.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET162586

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