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International Journal of Agricultural and Applied Sciences, December 2020, 1(2): 68-72

ISSN: 2582-8053


Research Article 


New records of Common Wolf Snake Lycodon aulicus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Serpentes: Colubridae) from Uttar Pradesh (India), with distribution of other Indian species

Akhlaq Husain

Former Sr. Scientist, ZSI,41, Hari Vihar, Vijay Park, Chakrata Road, Dehra Dun 248001, Uttarakhand

*Corresponding author e-mail: drakhlaqhusain@gmail.com 

(Received: 30/10/2020;  Revised: 05/11/2020; Accepted: 15/11/2020)  


Present study deals with the new records of Lycodon aulicus (Linnaeus, 1758), the Common Wolf Snake, belonging to family Colubridae, from Shikohabad (Firozabad district) and Ghaziabad  proper(Ghaziabad dist.), Uttar Pradesh (India) with its systematic account, distribution, habitat, food & feeding, breeding, behaviour, threats and distribution of other Indian species.

Keywords: New records, Lycodon aulicus, Uttar Pradesh.