Report of Xenochrophis schnurrenbergeri Kramer, 1977 (Serpentes: Natricidae) from Orissa, India

Pratyush P. Mohapatra, Sushil Kumar Dutta, Siba Prasad Parida


One road killed female specimen of the genus Xenochrophis Günther, 1864 was examined and confirmed as Xenochrophis schnurrenbergeri Kramer, 1977. Hence, the southernmost distribution range of the little known species is extended to Orissa, India.


Xenochrophis schnurrenbergeri; range extension; Orissa; India

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