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Pareatidae are a group of mollusc‐eating snakes widely distributed in South‐eastern Asia. Due to their dietary specialization… Expand Amniote vertebrates possess various mechanisms of sex determination, but their variability is not equally distributed. The large… Expand The snail-eating snake Pareas carinatus tilts its head and strikes leftward or rightward, successfully preying on both dextral… Expand A review of the taxonomic status of the Asian Slug Snake, Asthenodipsas vertebralis (Boulenger, 1900) based on an integrative… Expand How speciation genes can spread in a population is poorly understood. In land snails, a single gene for left–right reversal could… Expand A new species of Pareas Wagler, 1830 (Serpentes: Colubridae: Pareatinae) is described from Gaoligong Mountains, Yunnan province… Expand Although many land snails exhibit amazingly divergent shell shapes in the tropics, the functions of these remain obscure. Here we… Expand External asymmetry found in diverse animals bears critical functions to fulfil ecological requirements. Some snail-eating… Expand The Colubroidea contains over 85% of all the extant species of snakes and is recognized as monophyletic based on morphological… Expand Phylogenetic relationships among advanced snakes (Acrochordus + Colubroidea = Caenophidia) and the position of the genus… Expand