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Int. Journal of Life Sciences, 2016; 4(3):412-418   |    Available online, November 3, 2016

Herpetofauna Diversity from Khamgaon, district Buldhana (M.S.) Central India

 

Bawaskar Prakas S1 and Bawaskar Kiran S2 

1P.G. Department of Zoology G.S. College, Khamgaon-444303, Dist-Buldana (M.S.) India.

2Department of Chemistry Narasamma Hirayya College, Kiran nagar , Amravati 444601.

*Corresponding author Email: ksbbiochem@gmail.com  | psbmicro@gmail.com

 

Received: 21.09.2016     |     Accepted: 05.10.2016     |      Published : 03.11.2016

Preliminary checklist of Herpetofauna diversity from Khamgaon taluk, district Buldhana (M.S.) Central India at co-ordinate Latitude 20.6833, Longitude 76.5666. In present there is no report on Herpetofauna diversity from Khamgaon taluk, so the present study has been carried out during 2010-2015 in an alternatively days and nights herping. The study area covers such as Marshes, grass lands, rocky area, farm lands, scrub lands, forest, hilly area, villages and town. It was observed that 13 species found to be an abundant, 14 species were common, 12 species were uncommon, 9 species were occasional and 10 species were found to a rare. A general trend increased Herpetofauna population was observed in monsoon while comparatively less population of Herpetofauna observed during a winter to early monsoon.

 

Key words: Diversity, Herping, Herpetofauna, Khamgaon.

 

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Editor: Dr. Arvind Chavhan

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Bawaskar Prakas Sand Bawaskar Kiran S (2016) Herpetofauna Diversity from Khamgaon, district Buldhana (M.S.) Central India, International J. of Life Sciences, 4 (3): 412-418.

 

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Acknowledgements:

Authors are especially thankful to Snake friends and Wildlifers community including   Mr. Mohmad Saikh, Mr. Amol Nawale, Mr. Sagar Bokshe, Mr. Sonu Pithore, Mr. Mangesh Bahurupi, Mr. Abhijit Asode, Mr. Sanju Khanderao, Mr. Hari Gayakwad, Mr. Rameshwar Haramkar, Mr. Atish Gawai, Mr. Sanjay Bharambe, Mr. Avinash Bayaskar, Mr. Shailesh Tastode, and local people from villages for their guideline and valuable support to us.

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Conflicts of interest: The authors stated that no conflicts of interest.

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Copyright: © 2016 | Author(s), This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial - No Derivs License, which permits use and distribution in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, the use is non-commercial and no modifications or adaptations are made.

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