Phipson's shieldtail (Uropeltis phipsonii)

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Phipson's shieldtail fact file

Phipson's shieldtail description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyUropeltidae
GenusUropeltis (1)

Information on Phipson's shieldtail (Uropeltis phipsonii) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Phipson's shieldtail status

Phipson's shieldtail is classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (August, 2013)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Phipson's shieldtail showing keratinous shield at tail tip  
Phipson's shieldtail showing keratinous shield at tail tip

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Vishal Prasad
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vishal.prasad@brcfindia.org
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