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Afrotyphlops angeli (GUIBÉ, 1952)

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Higher TaxaTyphlopidae (Afrotyphlopinae), Typhlopoidea, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesMann's Worm Snake 
SynonymTyphlops angeli GUIBÉ 1952
Afrotyphlops angeli — PYRON & WALLACH 2014
Letheobia angeli — HEDGES et al. 2014
Afrotyphlops angeli — WALLACH et al. 2014: 13 
DistributionGuinea (Conakry)

Type locality: “Nzo, Mont-Nimba,500 m, French Guinea” (GUIBÉ 1952) Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: MNHN 1951 
  • Böhme, Wolfgang, Mark-Oliver Rödel, Christian Brede & Philipp Wagner 2011. The reptiles (Testudines, Squamata, Crocodylia) of the forested southeast of the Republic Guinea (Guinée forestière), with a country-wide checklist. Bonn zoological Bulletin 60 (1): 35-61 - get paper here
  • Guibé, J. 1952. Bull. Mus. nation. Hist. nat., Paris, (2) 24 (1): 79
  • Loveridge, Arthur 1941. Report on the Smithsonian-Firestone Expedition's collection of reptiles and amphibians from Liberia. Proc. US Natl. Mus. 91 (3128): 113-140 - get paper here
  • McDiarmid, R.W.; Campbell, J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • Pyron, R.A. & Wallach, V. 2014. Systematics of the blindsnakes (Serpentes: Scolecophidia: Typhlopoidea) based on molecular and morphological evidence. Zootaxa 3829 (1): 001–081
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
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