Rediscovery of Beddome’s Coralsnake Calliophis beddomei Smith, 1943 from the type locality

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S.R. Ganesh
E. Ramanujam


Rediscovery of a rare venomous snake after nearly two centuries (since R.H.Beddome's period). Provides revised diagnosis for the species and updates the congener-comparison. Highlights the lack of taxonomic studies in south Indian coral snakes, particularly the striped coral snake sp. Complex.

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