New species of snake named after military colonel’s mom

Guwahati: A brand new venomous snake species present in Meghalaya and Mizoram has been named after the mom of a military colonel posted in Meghalaya who collected the species.

new species- Trimeresurus Mayae Inexperienced pit viper is a cryptic species present in Northeast India primarily based on specimens collected from Mizoram and Meghalaya.

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