Uropeltis jerdoni

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Uropeltoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Henophidia
Superfamilia: Uropeltoidea

Familia: Uropeltidae
Genus: Uropeltis
Species: Uropeltis jerdoni

Name[edit]

Uropeltis jerdoni Ganesh, Punith, Adhikari & Achyuthan, 2021: 18510

  • Holotype: BNHS 3562, adult ♀, collected by K.G. Punith and N.S. Achyuthan in January 2020.
  • Type locality: “Devarayana Durga (13.371°N, 77.210°E; 1,060 m) in Tumkur District, Karnataka, India”.
  • Paratypes (7): BNHS 3563, adult ♀, same data as holotype; BNHS 216 a–b, BNHS 217 a–b, BNHS 218 a–b, collected by Frank Wall, date unknown, from “Nandi Durga (13.370°N, 77.681°E; 1,470 m) in Chikballapur District, Karnataka, India”.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Jerdon’s Shieldtail Snake