Uraeotyphlus interruptus Pillai and Ravichandran, 1999

Class: Amphibia > Order: Gymnophiona > Family: Ichthyophiidae > Genus: Uraeotyphlus > Species: Uraeotyphlus interruptus

Uraeotyphlus interruptus Pillai and Ravichandran, 1999, Rec. Zool. Surv. India, Occas. Pap., 172: 60. Holotype: ZSI-SRS VAG 14, by original designation. Type locality: "Chengalam Village, Kerala", India.

English Names

Chengalam Caecilian (Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Gururaja, and Bhatta, 2009, Rec. Zool. Surv. India, Occas. Pap., 302: 131).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Chengalam Village, Kerala, India).

Comment

Chanda, 2002, Handb. Indian Amph.: 205-206, provided a brief account. A brief characterization, photograph, and dot map provided by Subramanian, Dinesh, and Radhakrishnan, 2013, Atlas of Endemic Amph. W. Ghats: 185.

External links:

Please note: these links will take you to external websites not affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History. We are not responsible for their content.