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Elliot's earth snake

(Uropeltis ellioti)

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Description

Uropeltis ellioti,commonly known as Elliot's earth snake,is a species of snake in the family Uropeltidae.The species is endemic to India.Dorsum dark brown,either uniform or with yellow dots.A yellow stripe on each side of the neck,and a yellow stripe on each side of the tail.Ventrum dark brown with small yellow dots,and a yellow transverse bar across the vent,which connects the stripes on the sides of the tail.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Reptilia
Order:Squamata
Family:Uropeltidae
Genus:Uropeltis
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