A new species of non-venomous burrowing snake named Trachischium apteii is been discovered in Arunachal Pradesh
Posted on : 10 Dec 2019Views: 114
- The species Trachischium apteii was found under fallen logs inside a thickly forested area of the Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary in Arunachal Pradesh.
- It belongs to a group of fossorial snakes that live mostly underground, and surface mainly during or after a heavy monsoon shower.
- Trachischium species are commonly called slender snakes.
- The snake is distinguished by smooth and dorsal scales arranged in 15 rows throughout the body.
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Recently, a new species of non-venomous burrowing snake named Trachischium apteii is been discovered in which state of India?
Right Ans : Arunachal Pradesh