Uropeltis bicatenata Günther, 1864 - Bicatenate Shieldtail

Subspecies in India

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/).

 

Taxonomic Information

 

Conservation and Special status

 

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Uropeltis bicatenata - Bicatenate Shieldtail


Type Locality: Deccan
Rare, known to be endemic to northern Western Ghats, especially Pune, Maharashtra (Thakur et al., 2013).

Conservation Status:

 

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/).


The species inhabits in evergreen forests, in leaf litter and deep soil (Thakur et al., 2013). Forest fires and NTFP & fuelwood collections are known threats to the species and its habitats (Thakur et al., 2013). 

 

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra11
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total11

Other Notes

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Uropeltis bicatenata Günther, 1864 – Bicatenate Shieldtail. In Kamdar, A. and K. Kunte. (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. v.1.26. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.indianreptiles.org/uropeltis-bicatenata, accessed 2024/07/18.