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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Sauropsida
Subclass: Diapsida
Infraclass: Lepidosauromorpha
Superorder: Lepidosauria
Order: Squamata
Infraorder: Serpentes
Family: Colubridae
Subfamily: Natricinae
Genus: Aspidura
Wagler, 1830

Aspidura is a genus of the Colubridae family of snakes that is endemic to island of Sri Lanka which is commonly known as Rough-sided snake, and as මැඩිල්ලා (maedilla) in Sinhala. Black-spined snake which was once in the genus Haplocercus is now added to this genus. The genus is now comprised with 8 species.