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Distribution

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Continent: Asia
Distribution: Sri Lanka (Maousakanda estate, Gammaduva, East Matale)
Type locality: ,šMeniakanda Group, Gammaduva, in the East Matale Hills, Ceylon.
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Rhinophis phillipsi

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Rhinophis phillipsi, commonly known as Phillips' earth snake, is a species of nonvenomous snake in the family Uropeltidae. The species is endemic to Sri Lanka.

Etymology

The specific name, phillipsi, is in honor of British naturalist Major William Watt Addison Phillips (1892–1981).[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Uropeltis phillipsi ". The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Uropeltis phillipsi, p. 206).
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Rhinophis phillipsi: Brief Summary

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Rhinophis phillipsi, commonly known as Phillips' earth snake, is a species of nonvenomous snake in the family Uropeltidae. The species is endemic to Sri Lanka.

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