Another types of snake has been found in Arunachal Pradesh's West Kameng region, an authority said Friday.
The new types of ruddy dark colored pit snake - a venomous snake with an extraordinary warmth detecting framework - was found in a woodland in West Kameng region by a group of herpetologists driven by Ashok Captain, the Forest Department official said.
The disclosure was distributed in the March-April volume of Russian Journal of Herpetology.
Commander said India had four dark colored pit snakes - Malabar, Horseshoe, Hump-nosed and Himalayan - before the Arunachal Pradesh disclosure.
"We know nothing of the Arunachal pit snake's characteristic history as just a single male has been found up until this point. More reviews and sightings of this species would bit by bit give us a thought of its propensities, diet and rearing, regardless of whether it lays eggs or bears live youthful," he said.
An exploration group from Pune-based Indian Institute of Science Education and Research found the snake while leading biodiversity studies in Eaglenest locale of Arunachal Pradesh. An occupant of the territory had first demonstrated the snake to the group in a timberland fix close Ramda town.