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 Trimeresurus mayaae 

Yashpal Rathee, Jayaditya Purkayastha, Hmar Tlawmte Lalremsanga, Siddharth Dalal, Lal Biakzuala, Lal Muansanga, Zeeshan A. Mirza (2022)

A new cryptic species of green pit viper of the genus Trimeresurus Lacépède, 1804 (Serpentes, Viperidae) from northeast India. PLoS ONE 17(5): e0268402. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0268402

The paper describes a species of green pit viper of the genus Trimeresurus from Meghalaya and Miroram, northeast India. The species has been confused with other known species due to morphological similarities.

 Maximum Likelihood phylogeny of subgenus Geckoella

A. A. Thasun Amarasinghe, Suranjan Karunarathna, Patrick D. Campbell, A. K. Anusha Gayan, W. D. Bhanuka Ranasinghe, Anslem De Silva & Zeeshan A. Mirza (2022) 

The hidden diversity and inland radiation of Sri Lanka’s ground dwelling geckos of the genus Cyrtodactylus (Reptilia: Gekkonidae)

Systematics and Biodiversity, 20:1, 1-25, DOI: 10.1080/14772000.2022.2039319

The paper assess the diversity of the Cyrtodactylus triedrus complex in Sri Lanka and describes a new species along with revalidation of C. punctatus.

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