Indotyphlus maharashtraensis Giri, Wilkinson, and Gower, 2004

Class: Amphibia > Order: Gymnophiona > Family: Indotyphlidae > Genus: Indotyphlus > Species: Indotyphlus maharashtraensis

Indotyphlus maharashtraensis Giri, Wilkinson, and Gower, 2003, Zootaxa, 351: 2. Holotype: BNHM 4217, by original designation. Type locality: "near Dhanagarwada, Humbarli village, near Koyna, Satara District, Maharashtra, India . . . on a plateau . . . under a rock in an open patch of grass surrounded by semievergreen forest. The locality is situated in the Western Ghats at approximately 1042 m above sea level".

English Names

Humbarli Caecilian (Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Gururaja, and Bhatta, 2009, Rec. Zool. Surv. India, Occas. Pap., 302: 128).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality in the Western Ghats (near Dhanagarwada, Humbarli village, near Koyna, Satara District, Maharashtra, southwestern India).

Comment

 A brief characterization, photograph, and dot map provided by Subramanian, Dinesh, and Radhakrishnan, 2013, Atlas of Endemic Amph. W. Ghats: 177.

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