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Uraeotyphlus oommeni Gower and Wilkinson, 2007:401

Oommen’s caecilian

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1987

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient

 

Distribution

Kerala, India

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

Only known from the holotype.

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

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.

 

Other references:

David Gower, Mark Wilkinson. (2008). Uraeotyphlus oommeni. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. . Downloaded on 17 February 2013.

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

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/19932/uraeotyphlus-oommeni

 

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