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Uropeltis beddomii (GÜNTHER, 1862)

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Higher TaxaUropeltidae, Henophidia, Serpentes (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesBeddome's Earth Snake 
SynonymSilybura beddomii GÜNTHER 1862
Silybura beddomii — BEDDOME 1864: 179
Silybura beddomii — BOULENGER 1893: 153
Uropeltis beddomei SMITH 1943 (nom. subst. pro Silybura beddomii)
Uropeltis beddomii — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 142
Uropeltis beddomii — DAS 2003 
DistributionS India (Anaimalai Hills)

Type locality: ,,Anamallay Hills.  
TypesSyntypes: BMNH 1946.1.16.13—1946.1.16.15. 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after Richard Henry Beddome, 1830–1911, British army officer and botanist. 
References
  • Beddome,R.H. 1864. Description of new species of the family Uropeltidae from Southern India, with notes on other little-known species. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (3) 13: 177-180 - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1893. Catalogue of the snakes in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. London (Taylor & Francis), 448 pp. - get paper here
  • Das, Indraneil 2003. Growth of Knowledge on the Reptiles of India, with an Introduction to Systematics, Taxonomy and Nomenclature. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 100 (2-3): 446-502
  • Günther, ALBERT 1862. On new species of snakes in the collection of the British Museum. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (3) 9: 52-67. - get paper here
  • McDiarmid,R.W.; Campbell,J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • Sharma, R. C. 2004. Handbook Indian Snakes. AKHIL BOOKS, New Delhi, 292 pp.
  • 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.
 
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