Report on Some Remarkable Specimens with Unusual Color Morph Recorded from Two Species of Snakes (Reptilia: Serpentes) from Gujarat, India

Raju Vyas


The report is about abnormal individuals of Lycodon aulicus and Bungarus caeruleus exhibiting variation from the «typical morphs» of their respective species. First report about partial albinism observed in Bungarus caeruleus, which is a rare phenomenon in the species. All the specimens were found from the urban centers of Gujarat State, western India.


morph; aberration; variation; phenotypic plasticity; polymorphism; snake

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