A new Indian species of Rhinophis Hemprich, 1820 closely related to R. sanguineus Beddome, 1863 (Serpentes: Uropeltidae).

@article{Sampaio2020ANI,
  title={A new Indian species of Rhinophis Hemprich, 1820 closely related to R. sanguineus Beddome, 1863 (Serpentes: Uropeltidae).},
  author={Filipa L. Sampaio and Surya Narayanan and Vivek Philip Cyriac and Govindappa Venu and David J. Gower},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2020},
  volume={4881 1},
  pages={
          zootaxa.4881.1.1
        }
}
A new species of the uropeltid (shieldtail snake) genus Rhinophis is described based on a type series of seven specimens from the Wayanad region of the Western Ghats of peninsular India. The holotype was collected before 1880 but had been misidentified as the phenotypically similar and parapatric (possibly partly sympatric) R. sanguineus. Rhinophis karinthandani sp. nov. is diagnosed by a combination of 15 dorsal scale rows at midbody, 4-8 pairs of subcaudal scales, colour pattern (uniformly… 
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