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Taxonomy of the genus Barkudia Biodiversity of the family Scincidae

Bibliography of the genus
Barkudia (Indian Limbless Skinks)

(Reptilia: Sauria: Scincidae)

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Barkudia in general

Ganapati, P.N.; Nayar, K.K. 1951. Occurrence of the limbless lizard Barkudia Annandale at Waltair. Current Science 21(4): 105-106.

Barkudia insularis

Annandale, N. 1917. A new genus of limbless skinks from an island in the Chilka Lake. Records of the Indian Museum 13: 17-21.

Biswas, S.; Achatjyo, L.N. 1980. A note on the distribution of Barkudia insularis Annandale, a rare limbless lizard from Orissa. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 76(3): 524-525.

Das, I.; Dattagupta, B. 1997. Rediscovery of the holotypes of Ophisops jerdoni Blyth, 1853 and Barkudia insularis Annandale, 1917. Hamadryad 22(1): 53-55.

Ganapati, P.N.; Rajyalakshmi, K. 1958. Bionomics and some anatomical pecularities of the limbless lizard Barkudia insularis Annandale. Records of the Indian Museum 53 [1955]: 279-291.

Rao, M.V.S.; Nageswara Rao, B. 1998. Diet of the limbless skink, Barkudia insularis Annandale 1917 (Sauria: Scincidae). Hamadryad 22(2): 120.

Subba Rao, M.V.; Rao, B.N. 2016. Rare and threatened limbless lizard, Barkudia insularis, Annandale. B.R. Publishing Corporation, New Delhi.

Swamy, A.V.V.S.; Kameswara Rao, K.; Rao, M.V.S. 1999. A contribution to the ecology of scincids (Reptilia: Squamata: Sauria) in the Eastern Ghats of Visakhapatnam region. Journal of Nature Conservation 11(1): 5-14.

Barkudia melanosticta

Das, I. 1999. Anguis melanostictus Schneider, 1801, a valid species of Barkudia (Sauria: Scincidae) from southeastern India. Asiatic Herpetological Research 8: 13-17.