An updated checklist of reptiles from Dampa Tiger Reserve, Mizoram, India, with sixteen new distribution records

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Bitupan Boruah
Naitik G. Patel
Samuel Lalronunga
Isaac Zosangliana
K. Lalhmangaiha
Abhijit Das


We present an updated inventory of the reptilian fauna of Dampa Tiger Reserve based on two separate field surveys during March and September 2021. We recorded 33 species of reptiles which is about 27% of the total reptilian diversity recorded from the state. This includes new distribution records for 16 snake species with observations on rare species: Smithophis atemporalis, Smithophis bicolor, and Boiga quincunciata. 

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