Occurrence of Enhydris sieboldii (Schlegel, 1837) in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh State of India

Sanjay Thakur, Aparna Watve


Enhydris sieboldii is reported from Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh state of India, with comments on its occurrence.


Enhydris sieboldii; Bhopal; Madhya Pradesh; India

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2009-16-2-159-160


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