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Uraeotyphlus interruptus Pillai & Ravichandran, 1999

Chengalam caecilian

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1992

 

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient

 

Distribution

Kerala, India

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Pillai, R. S. and Ravichandran, M. S. (1999). Gymnophiona (Amphibia) of India - A taxonomic study. Records of the Zoological Survey of India (Occ. Paper) 172: 1-117.

 

Other references:

Dutta, S.K. 1997. Amphibians of India and Sri Lanka. Odyssey Publishing House, Bhubaneswar.

Sushil Dutta, Gopalakrishna Bhatta, David Gower, Mark Wilkinson, Oommen V. Oommen. (2004). Uraeotyphlus interruptus. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 17 February 2013.

Gower, D.J. and Wilkinson, M. 2005. Conservation biology of caecilian amphibians. Conservation Biology 19(1): 45-55.

Gower, D.J. and Wilkinson, M. 2007. Species groups in the Indian caecilian genus Uraeotyphlus Peters (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Uraeotyphlidae), with the description of a new species. Herpetologica 63: 401-410.

https://www.lostspeciesindia.org/LAI2/wanted.php

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/19928/uraeotyphlus-interruptus

 

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