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Distribution of Calliophis melanueus, Boiga trigonata, Coluber grascilis and Coronella brachyera in Western region of Khed Tahsil, MS, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1 JJT University, Rajasthan, INDIA
  • 2 Department of Zoology, Hutatma Rajguru Mahavidyalaya, Rajgurunagar, INDIA
  • 3 Dept. of Life Science, JJT University, Rajasthan, INDIA

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 2, Issue (ISC-2012), Pages 24-25, February,2 (2013)

Abstract

Reptiles are termed as cold blooded, meaning that their body temperature varies with the outside temperature reptiles have low metabolic rate and there for produce less heat than a mammals or birds of comparable size. They have poor body insulation and cooling mechanism as they lack sweat glands yet they have considerable capacity for regulating their body temperature. The Western region is commercial crop growing area of Khed Tahsil. The present study observed in which 04 species belonging to 01 order, 02 families of 04 genera were recorded during June 2010 to May 2011. The Calliophis melanueus, Boiga trigonata, Coluber gracilis and Coronella brachyura species are rare in Khed Tahasil which is part of Northern western Ghats, Pune (MS).

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