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Oligodon templetoni

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA REPTILIA SQUAMATA COLUBRIDAE

Scientific Name: Oligodon templetoni
Species Authority: (Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonym(s):
Coluber calmaricus Linnaeus, 1758
Oligodon calamarius Smith, 1943

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-06-30
Assessor(s): de Silva, A.
Reviewer(s): Böhm, M., Collen, B. & Ram, M. (Sampled Red List Index Coordinating Team)
Contributor(s): De Silva, R., Milligan, H.T., Wearn, O.R., Wren, S., Zamin, T., Sears, J., Wilson, P., Lewis, S., Lintott, P., Powney, G. & Whitton, F.
Justification:
Oligodon templetoni has been assessed as Data Deficient because its distribution is only known at the country level and it is not known whether this species is being impacted upon by any threats. Further research is therefore needed before a more accurate assessment of the conservation status of O. templetoni can be carried out.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from India and Sri Lanka. Only old and vague records are available and no specific localities are known, either in the past or more recently.
Countries:
Native:
India; Sri Lanka
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Population [top]

Population: There is no population information available for this species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: As the distribution of this species is not known beyond country level, it is not possible to infer its habitat preferences.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is unknown whether this species is being impacted upon by any major threat process.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no known species-specific conservation measures in place for this species. Further research into the distribution, population, biology and ecology, habitat status, and threats to this species should be carried out.

Citation: de Silva, A. 2010. Oligodon templetoni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 17 December 2014.
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