Three little known reptile species from the Araku Valley, Eastern Ghats with notes on their distribution

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B. Chettri
S. Bhupathy

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Reptile surveys were conducted in the Araku Valley, Visakhapatnam District in Andhra Pradesh during 3-10 December 2006 and 16-19 February 2007. Sixteen species of reptiles (10 lizards and 6 snakes) were observed. Distribution data for three little known species of reptiles, Hemiphyllodactylus aurantiacus, Calodactylodes aureus and Uropeltis ellioti are provided.

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