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Ht. D, Mathipi V, Lal L, Hmar Tlawmte L. Confirmation on the occurrence of Calotes geissleri Wagner, Ihlow, Hartman, Flecks, Schmitz and Böhme, 2021 (Sauria: Agamidae) in Manipur, India, with comments on its phylogenetic position. JAD. 2021; 3 (4) :14-19
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1- Developmental Biology and Herpetology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, Mizoram University, Aizawl-796004, Mizoram, India
2- Developmental Biology and Herpetology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, Mizoram University, Aizawl-796004, Mizoram, India , htlrsa@yahoo.co.in
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We report Calotes geissleri from Chandel district in Manipur, India. Till recently allocated to Calotes mystaceus, this complex was revised and C. geissleri described from northeast India and Myanmar. We here report its occurrence in Chandel district, Manipur, adjacent to other northeastern states from where it was known previously. Our Manipur specimens have 0.003% genetic distance from its published type sequences, thereby confirming the identification and the range extension.
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Type of Study: Short Communication | Subject: Species Diversity
Received: 2021/06/6 | Accepted: 2021/11/27 | Published: 2021/12/31

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