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Uraeotyphlus malabaricus (Beddome, 1870:175)

Malabar caecilian, Nilgiris caecilian, White-lipped caecilian

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Cecilia malabarica Beddome, 1870:175

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1870

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient

 

Distribution

Malabar, India

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

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References

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

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.

Nussbaum, R.A. 1979. The taxonomic status of the caecilian genus Uraeotyphlus Peters. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology of the University of Michigan: 1-20.

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.

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

Taylor, E.H. 1968. The Caecilians of the World. A Taxonomic Review. University of Kansas Press, Lawrence, Kansas.

Wilkinson, M. and Nussbaum, R.A. 1992. On the phylogenetic position of the Uraeotyphlidae (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Copeia: 550-562.

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