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Afrotyphlops blanfordii (BOULENGER, 1889)

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Higher TaxaTyphlopidae (Afrotyphlopinae), Typhlopoidea, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesBlanford’s blind-snake 
SynonymTyphlops blanfordii BOULENGER 1889
Typhlops blanfordii — BOULENGER 1893: 39
Afrotyphlops blanfordii — BROADLEY & WALLACH 2009
Afrotyphlops blanfordii — HEDGES et al. 2014 
DistributionEthiopia, Eritrea (1000–2450 m elevation)

Type locality: “Senafè, Abyssinia” [= Eritrea] Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.1.11.67 (formerly BMNH 1869.11.4.36) 
CommentDescription in BROADLEY & WALLACH 2009. 
EtymologyNamed after William Thomas Blanford (1832 - 1905), member of the Geological Survey of India. 
References
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1893. Catalogue of the snakes in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. London (Taylor & Francis), 448 pp. - get paper here
  • Boulenger,G.A. 1889. Descriptions of new Typhlopidæ in the British Museum. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 4: 360-363 - get paper here
  • Broadley, Donald G. & Wallach, V. 2009. A review of the eastern and southern African blind-snakes (Serpentes: Typhlopidae), excluding Letheobia Cope, with the description of two new genera and a new species. Zootaxa 2255: 1-100 - get paper here
  • Hedges, S.B., Marion, A.B., Lipp, K.M., Marin, J. & Vidal, N. 2014. A taxonomic framework for typhlopid snakes from the Caribbean and other regions (Reptilia, Squamata). Caribbean Herpetology 49: 1–61 - get paper here
  • Largen, M.J.; Spawls, S. 2010. Amphibians and Reptiles of Ethiopia and Eritrea. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 694 pp.
 
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