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A new species of non-venomous burrowing snake named Trachischium apteii is been discovered in Arunachal Pradesh

Posted on : 10 Dec 2019

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  • 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.

Article Related Questions

Recently, a new species of non-venomous burrowing snake named Trachischium apteii is been discovered in which state of India?

1.Arunachal Pradesh

2.Kerala

3.Tamil Nadu

4.Himachal Pradesh

Right Ans : Arunachal Pradesh

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