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Şahin M K, Geçit M, Yıldız M Z. New locality record extending the distribution of the Glossy-bellied racer snake Platyceps ventromaculatus (Gray, 1834) in the Southeastern Anatolia. JAD. 2020; 2 (4) :55-58
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1- Karamanoğlu Mehmetbey University, Kamil Özdağ Science Faculty Department of Biology, Karaman, Turkey; The Hacettepe University Biodiversity Advanced Research Center, Ankara, Turkey , yasambilimci.kursat@gmail.com
2- Nur Mahallesi Neighbourhood Unit, 47200 Artuklu, Mardin, Turkey
3- Adıyaman University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Biology Adıyaman, Turkey
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In this study, new data on the distribution of the Glossy-bellied racer, Platyceps ventromaculatus from the Anatolian Peninsula is presented by field surveys in September 2019. The color pattern, and morphological and pholidolial characteristics were assessed. As a result, the morphology-based results are similar to previous records but the given occurrence record from Kiziltepe, Mardin Province extends the known distribution area of the species in Southeastern Anatolia.
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Type of Study: Short Communication | Subject: Species Diversity
Received: 2020/11/22 | Accepted: 2021/01/10 | Published: 2021/03/29

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