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Barkudia insularis ANNANDALE, 1917

IUCN Red List - Barkudia insularis - Data Deficient, DD

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Scincinae, Sauria (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesMadras Spotted Skink 
SynonymBarkudia insularis ANNANDALE 1917
Barkudia insularis — SMITH 1935: 352
Barkudia insularis — DAS & DATTAGUPTA 1997
Barkudia insularis — MURTHY 2010 
DistributionIndia (Orissa: Chilka Lake)

Type locality: Barkuda I., Chilka Lake, Madras Pres. Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
TypesHolotype: ZSI 18075 
CommentLimbless. Extremely rare, has only been found once since its decription in 1917. 
References
  • Annandale, N. 1917. Rec. Ind. Mus. 13: 20
  • Biswas, S. or Acharjyo, L.N. (??) 1979. A Note on the Distribution of Barkudia insularis, a Rare Limbless Lizard from Orissa. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 76: 524-525
  • Das, Indraneil; Dattagupta, Basudeb 1997. Rediscovery of the holotypes of Ophisops jerdoni Blyth, 1853 and Barkudia insularis Annandale, 1917. . Hamadryad 22 (1): 53-55 - get paper here
  • Murthy, T.S.N. 2010. The reptile fauna of India. B.R. Publishing, New Delhi, 332 pp.
  • Smith,M.A. 1935. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Reptiles and Amphibia, Vol. II. Sauria. Taylor and Francis, London, 440 pp.
  • Venugopal, P.D. 2010. An updated and annotated list of Indian lizards (Reptilia: Sauria) based on a review of distribution records and checklists of Indian reptiles. Journal of Threatened Taxa 2 (3): 725-738. - get paper here
 
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