Assamese Cat Snake Boiga quincunciata (Wall, 1908) (Reptilia: Squamata: Colubridae) - new country record for Bhutan

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Lekey Chaida
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3812-1708
Abhijit Das, Indian
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5851-8457
Ugyen Tshering
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0694-5411
Dorji Wangdi
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0004-3628

Abstract

We report first country record of Boiga quincunciata (Wall, 1908) (Squamata: Colubridae) from Bhutan.  This addition increases the ophidian fauna of Bhutan to 70 species and adds the seventh species of snake within the genus Boiga.


 

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Chaida, L., Das, A., Tshering, U. and Wangdi, D. 2020. Assamese Cat Snake Boiga quincunciata (Wall, 1908) (Reptilia: Squamata: Colubridae) - new country record for Bhutan. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 12, 5 (Apr. 2020), 15664–15667. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.5597.12.5.15664-15667.
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Abhijit Das, Indian, Wildlife Institute of India, Chandrabani, Dehradun. Uttarkhand 248002, India.

Wildlife Institute of India, Chandrabani, Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Ugyen Tshering, Jomotsangkha Wildlife Sanctuary, Department of Forests and Park Services, Samdrupjongkhar, Jomotsangkha, 41104, Bhutan.

Ministry of Agriculture and Forest

Department of Forests and Park Services

Park Manager of Jomotsangkha Wildlife Sanctuary

Dorji Wangdi, Jomotsangkha Wildlife Sanctuary, Department of Forests and Park Services, Samdrupjongkhar, Jomotsangkha, 41104, Bhutan.

Ministry of Agriculture and Forests

Department of Forests and Park Services

Range Officer in Jomotsangkha Wildlife Sanctuary

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