Xylophis indicus Beddome, 1878

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

 

 

Distribution

Meghamalai, Western Ghats, India

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Beddome, R. H. (1878). Description of a  new genus of snakes  of the family Calamaridae, from southern India. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1878: 576.

 

Other references:

Chaitanya, R. et al. (2018). Herpetofauna of the Meghamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, southern Western Ghats, India: an updated checklist with annotations on taxonomy and nomenclature. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 115: 21-37.

https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/energy-and-environment/wood-snake-last-seen-in-1878-rediscovered-by-scientists/article26505577.ece?

 

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