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Ang Bungarus caeruleus sakop … First record of dicephalism in the common krait, Bungarus caeruleus (Schneider 1801), from Nepal. ], Punjab [Dino Aulakh, pers. PLA2 catalyzes the calcium-dependent hydrolysis of the 2-acyl groups in 3-sn-phosphoglycerides (By similarity). B.P. Current Status and Diversity of Ophidians (Reptilia: Squamata: Serpents) in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, Central India. Handbook Indian Snakes. Snakes of the World: A catalogue of living and extinct species. It is a small plant w... Doda, The Prince of Mountains A view of Pin Panjal hill range from the centre of Doda city . Superordo: Lepidosauria 2013. Phylum: Chordata 1871. Nair, P.P. Dept. Publishing, New Delhi, 332 pp. Hownext, 304 pp. Mahapatra. Proc. Duda, P.L. Nepal, Kathmandu 8 (1-4): 26-30. [1], The type locality of this species is Meiktila, in Upper Myanmar in the Mandalay Division which lies in seasonal dry forest; thus, this species is likely to occur throughout the central dry zone. 1913. 2008. ; S. 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