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Snakes (Serpentes)

   Genera


Brachyophidium
Red-bellied Shieldtail


Melanophidium
Black Shieldtails


Platyplectrurus
Madurai Shieldtail & Three-lined Shieldtail


Plectrurus
South Indian Shieldtails


Pseudoplectrurus
Kanara Shieldtail


Rhinophis
Sharp-nosed Shieldtails


Teretrurus
Red Shieldtail


Uropeltis
Typical Shieldtails




Biodiversity of the family Uropeltidae Bibliography of the family Uropeltidae

Uropeltidae
Shield-tailed Snakes
Schildschwänze     Skjoldhaler, Skjoldhaleslanger




Contents:
  56 species of which 56 (100.0%) are endemic - 8 genera of which 5 (62.5%) are endemic (as of December 31st, 2018).

Distribution:  India, Sri Lanka.