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Reproductive Cycle of the Endangered Sarpunti, Puntius sarana (Hamilton, 1822) in Bangladesh
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Successive developmental stages of both male and female gonads and estimation of gonado-somatic index of Puntius sarana (Hamilton 1822) were investigated over a two year period and highest percentage of oogonia in the ovary was recorded in the month of November; while the highest percentages of early perinucleolus stage and late perin nucleolusStage were recorded inThe month of January. Expand
DESCRIPTION OF A NEW SPECIES OF SCORPION OF THE GENUS Heterometrus EHRENBERG, 1828 (SCORPIONES: SCORPIONIDAE) FROM THE WESTERN GHATS, INDIA
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A new species of scorpion belonging to the genus Heterometrus Ehrenberg, 1828 is described from the Southern Western Ghats of Tamil Nadu, India by bearing the following set of characters. Expand
A new Cryptic species of Gecko of the genus Hemidactylus Oken, 1817 (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from Southern India
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A new species of gecko superficially resembling Hemidactylus maculatus is described from the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu and is described as a large sized HemidACTylus acanthopholis sp. Expand
Preliminary Review of Indian Eumenophorinae (Araneae: Theraphosidae) with Description of a New Genus and Five New Species from the Western Ghats
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A new genus, Sahydroaraneus gen. nov., resembles tarantula belonging to the genus, Neoheterophrictus but differs with respect to structure of tibial apophysis and spermathecae. Expand
A new species of the Cyrtodactylus (Geckoella) collegalensis (Beddome, 1870) complex (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Western India.
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Morphological and molecular data support the distinctiveness of the new form, which can be diagnosed from other Cyrtodactylus species by its small body size, the absence of precloacal and femoral pores, no enlarged preanal or femoral scales, and a dorsal scalation consisting wholly of small, granular scales. Expand
Back from the dead! Resurrection and revalidation of the Indian endemic snake genus Wallophis Werner, 1929 (Squamata: Colubridae) insights from molecular data
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The monotypic colubrid snake genus Wallophis is revalidated and rediagnosed and Wallaceophis gujaratensis is proposed as the correct spelling for the species based on provisions in the International Code for Zoological Nomenclature. Expand
A new species of scorpion of the genus Neoscorpiops Vachon, 1980 (Scorpiones: Euscorpiidae) from India.
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A new species of scorpion of the genus Neoscorpiops Vachon, 1980 is described from Northern Maharashtra, a medium-sized scorpion species ranging from 36 to 42mm. Expand
A new species of lizard of the genus Eublepharis (Squamata: Eublepharidae) from India
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A new species of the genus Eublepharis from the Satpura Hills in central India is described, which closely resembles E. fuscus, but can be differentiated from it by the following suite of characters. Expand
A new iridescent tarantula of the genus Thrigmopoeus Pocock, 1899 from Western Ghats, India.
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A distinctive new species of ground burrowing tarantula from Western Ghats endemic genus Thrigmopoeus is described from Kerala State, India and differs from putative species of the genus in the adults being black overall with a metallic blue lustre on the carapace and abdomen. Expand
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