Uraeotyphlus oommeni Gower and Wilkinson, 2007

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

Uraeotyphlus oommeni Gower and Wilkinson, 2007, Herpetologica, 63: 401. Holotype: BNHS 4178, by original designation. Type locality: "Bonaccord, Thiruvanathapuram District, Kerala", India.

English Names

Oommen's Caecilian (Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Gururaja, and Bhatta, 2009, Rec. Zool. Surv. India, Occas. Pap., 302: 133).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Bonaccord, Thiruvanathapuram District, southern Kerala, India).

Comment

In the Uraeotyphlus malabaricus group of Gower and Wilkinson, 2007, Herpetologica, 63: 401-410. A brief characterization, photograph, and dot map provided by Subramanian, Dinesh, and Radhakrishnan, 2013, Atlas of Endemic Amph. W. Ghats: 189.

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