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


Vinay Pasar, Ravindra Paul
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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.

Vinay Pasar, Ravindra Paul

Abundance, Chincholi forest, Snakes.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 5 | September-October - 2016
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2016-10-30 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
342-344 IJSRSET162586   Technoscience Academy

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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.
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