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Amphibian & Reptile Conservation (ARC) published a new Caecillian species, October 16th 2001, from northeast India. Since 2011, ARC has become an important, high impact, scientific journal describing new species of amphibians and reptiles and contributing to the documentation of the Earth’s biodiversity.

Ichthyophis benjii sp. nov.
Fig 1. Holotype (MZMU 1479) of Ichthyophis benjii sp. nov. in life from Durtlang. Photo by H.T. Lalremsanga.

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Photograph: Common Monkey Lizard (Polychrus marmoratus).
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    ARC 31 Issue 1

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Environmental heterogeneity causes differences in the amphibian assemblage structure of an undisturbed montane cloud forest in southern Mexico

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Species diversity, composition, and distribution of the herpetofauna in the Northwestern Region of Bangladesh

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Do observed sex ratios in a turtle community in northern Indiana vary over 35 years (1979–2014)?

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Distribution range expansion of Salamandra infraimmaculata Martens, 1885 (Caudata: Salamandridae) in Anatolia, Turkey, with a new locality record

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Turtles of Colombia: an annotated analysis of their diversity, distribution, and conservation status

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Climate change and the fate of endemic Beyşehir Frog, Pelophylax caralitanus

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Distribution and habitat suitability of two neighboring Lycian salamanders

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Sex hormones in the Axolotl, Ambystoma mexicanum: potential method for sex determination

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Amphibians of Kokolopori: an introduction to the amphibian fauna of the Central Congolian Lowland Forests, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Temperature-based activity estimation accurately predicts surface activity, but not microhabitat use, in the Endangered heliothermic lizard Gambelia sila

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Thermal ecology of the Pygmy Alligator Lizard, Gerrhonotus parvus Knight and Scudday, 1985 (Squamata: Anguidae), in Nuevo Léon, Mexico

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The anuran fauna in a protected West African rainforest and surrounding agricultural systems

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