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Rhinophis phillipsi (NICHOLLS, 1929)

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Higher TaxaUropeltidae, Henophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesPhillipps' Earth Snake 
SynonymSilybura phillipsi NICHOLLS 1929
Uropeltis phillipsi — SMITH 1943: 87
Uropeltis phillipsi — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 149
Uropeltis phillipsi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 781 
DistributionSri Lanka (Maousakanda estate, Gammaduva, East Matale)

Type locality: ,‚Meniakanda Group, Gammaduva, in the East Matale Hills, Ceylon.”  
Reproductionviviparous 
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.1.17.2 (formerly 1929.2.5.1). 
Comment 
References
  • de Silva, Anslem, S. Goonewardene, A. Bauer, Christopher Austin, John Drake and P. de Silva 2005. Notes on the snakes inhabiting the Knuckles massif with special reference to Uropeltis melanogaster (Gray, 1858) and Uropeltis phillipsi (Nicholls, 1929). Lyriocephalus (Special Issue) 6(1-2):149-159 - get paper here
  • McDiarmid, R.W.; Campbell, J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • Nicholls, Lucius 1929. A new species of Earth Snake of the genus Silybura [Silybura phillipsi]. Spolia Zeylan., Colombo, 15 (2):153-155
  • Pyron R. A., Ganesh S. R., Sayyed A., Sharma V., Wallach V. & Somaweera R. 2016. A catalogue and systematic overview of the shield-tailed snakes (Serpentes: Uropeltidae). Zoosystema 38 (4): 453-506 - get paper here
  • Smith, M.A. 1943. The Fauna of British India, Ceylon and Burma, Including the Whole of the Indo-Chinese Sub-Region. Reptilia and Amphibia. 3 (Serpentes). Taylor and Francis, London. 583 pp.
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
 
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