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Uropeltis  Cuvier, 1829
Taxonomic Serial No.: 634406

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2018   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderSerpentes Linnaeus, 1758 – Snakes, cobra, serpente, serpents  
                               InfraorderAlethinophidia Nopcsa, 1923  
                                  FamilyUropeltidae Müller, 1832 – Pipe Snakes, Shield-tailed Snakes  
                                     GenusUropeltis Cuvier, 1829  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Uropeltis arcticeps (Günther, 1875) – Tirunelveli Earth Snake 
                                        Species Uropeltis beddomii (Günther, 1862) – Beddome's Earth Snake 
                                        Species Uropeltis bhupathyi Jins, Sampaio and Gower, 2018 – Bhupathy's Shieldtail 
                                        Species Uropeltis bicatenata (Günther, 1864) – Bicatenate Uropeltis, Two-chained Uropeltis 
                                        Species Uropeltis broughami (Beddome, 1878) – Brougham's Earth Snake 
                                        Species Uropeltis ceylanica Cuvier, 1829 – Ceylon Earth Snake 
                                        Species Uropeltis dindigalensis (Beddome, 1877) – Sirumalai Hills Earth Snake 
                                        Species Uropeltis ellioti (Gray, 1858) – Elliot's Earth Snake 
                                        Species Uropeltis grandis (Beddome, 1867) – Smith's Earth Snake 
                                        Species Uropeltis liura (Günther, 1875) – Günther's Earth Snake 
                                        Species Uropeltis macrolepis (Peters, 1862) – Bombay Earth Snake 
                                        Species Uropeltis macrorhyncha (Beddome, 1877) – Anamally Earth Snake 
                                        Species Uropeltis maculata (Beddome, 1878) – Spotted Earth Snake 
                                        Species Uropeltis madurensis (Beddome, 1878) – Madura Earth Snake 
                                        Species Uropeltis myhendrae (Beddome, 1886) – Boulenger's Earth Snake 
                                        Species Uropeltis nitida (Beddome, 1878) – Southern Earth Snake 
                                        Species Uropeltis ocellata (Beddome, 1863) – Ocellated Earth Snake, Ocellate Shieldtail 
                                        Species Uropeltis petersi (Beddome, 1878) – Shieldtail Earth Snake 
                                        Species Uropeltis phipsonii (Mason, 1888) – Phipson's Shieldtail 
                                        Species Uropeltis pulneyensis (Beddome, 1863) – Indian Earth Snake, Palni Shieldtail 
                                        Species Uropeltis rubrolineata (Günther, 1875) – Red-lined Earth Snake 
                                        Species Uropeltis rubromaculata (Beddome, 1867) – Red-spotted Earth Snake 
                                        Species Uropeltis shorttii (Beddome, 1863) – Shevaroy Hills Earth Snake 
                                        Species Uropeltis woodmasoni (Theobald, 1876) – Woodmason's Earth Snake 

  Expert: Peter Uetz  
  Notes: Associate Professor, CSBC   
  Reference for: Uropeltis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Reptile Database (2018), website (version 01-Oct-18), website (version Oct-2018)  
  Acquired: 2018   
  Notes: Uetz, P. & Jirí Hosek (eds.), The Reptile Database, (   
  Reference for: Uropeltis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): McDiarmid, Roy W., Jonathan A. Campbell, and T'Shaka A. Touré  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1   
  Page(s): xi + 511   
  Publisher: The Herpetologists' League   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-893777-01-4, 1-893777-00-6  
  Reference for: Uropeltis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Pyron, Robert Alexander, Sumaithangi Rajagopalan Ganesh, Amit Sayyed, Vivek Sharma, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2016   
  Article/Chapter Title: A catalogue and systematic overview of the shield-tailed snakes (Serpentes: Uropeltidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zoosystema, vol. 38, no. 4   
  Page(s): 453-506   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1280-9551   
  Notes: doi: 10.5252/z2016n4a2   
  Reference for: Uropeltis   

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