Bungarus andamanensis Biswas & Sanyal, 1978 - Andaman Krait

Subspecies in India

This species is listed as Vulnerable in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/).

 

Taxonomic Information

 

Conservation and Special status

 

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Bungarus andamanensis - Andaman Krait



Type Locality: Port Blair
Rare, restricted to the Andaman Islands only (Auliya, 2010).
Key habitat of the species is semi-evergreen or evergreen tropical forests. Further research into habitat and population monitoring of this species is needed to measure the decline rate (Auliya, 2010).  

Conservation Status:

 

 

This species is listed as Vulnerable in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/).

 
According to the IUCN Red List assessment, the species is mainly threatened by growth in tourism and increase in the immigrants' population (Auliya, 2010). In 1998, an assessment survey by BCPP CAMP had been done there, further research is required (Auliya, 2010).
 

 

 

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total

Other Notes

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Bungarus andamanensis Biswas & Sanyal, 1978 – Andaman Krait. In Kamdar, A. and K. Kunte. (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. v.1.26. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.indianreptiles.org/bungarus-andamanensis, accessed 2024/05/23.