A Preliminary Checklist of the Reptiles of Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary, West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh, India

Ishan Agarwal, Viral K. Mistry, Ramana Athreya

Abstract


This is a first report on the reptiles of Eaglenest wildlife sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India. The paper lists details of 23 snake species representing 16 genera from four families, and ten lizard species representing eight genera from three families, documented in Eaglenest during three surveys in 2004 – 2005. Notable records include the rediscovery of Dinodon gammiei, Mictopholis austeniana, as well as records of Japalura andersoniana, Oligodon cinereus, and three species of Trachischium.


Keywords


reptiles; Eaglenest; Arunachal Pradesh; rediscovery; Dinodon gammiei; Mictopholis austeniana; Japalura andersoniana

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