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Uropeltis nitida

(Uropeltis nitida)

Description

Common names: southern earth snake, Cochin shieldtail.Uropeltis nitida is a species of nonvenomous shield tail snake (family Uropeltidae). It is endemic to southern India. No subspecies are currently recognized.

Taxonomic tree:

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