Uropeltis grandis (Beddome, 1867) - Smith's Shieldtail

Subspecies in India

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


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Type Locality: Annamalai forests (Tamil Nadu)
Rare, known to be endemic to Annamalai hills in Tamil Nadu (Srinivasulu et al., 2018).

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 montane evergreen forests with moist soils (Srinivasulu et al., 2018). There is no population related information generated yet.
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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
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Uropeltis grandis (Beddome, 1867) – Smith's 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-grandis, accessed 2024/06/19.