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Amerotyphlops paucisquamus (DIXON, 1979)

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Higher TaxaTyphlopidae (Typhlopinae), Typhlopoidea, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesPernambuco Worm Snake 
SynonymTyphlops paucisquamus DIXON & HENDRICKS 1979
Typhlops paucisquamus — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 113
Amerotyphlops paucisquamus — HEDGES et al. 2014
Typhlops paucisquamus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 768 
DistributionBrazil (Alagoas, Ceará, Maranhão, Pernambuco, Rio Grand edo Norte)

Type locality: “the state of Pernambuco, Brasil.” Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MCZ R-147336 
Commentmax length: 200 mm. 
References
  • Dixon J R; Hendricks F S 1979. The wormsnakes (family Typhlopidae) of the neotropics, exclusive of the Antilles. Zoologische Verhandelingen (173): 1-39 - get paper here
  • GRABOSKI, ROBERTA; GENTIL ALVES PEREIRA FILHO, ARIANE AUXILIADORA ARAÚJO DA SILVA, ANA LÚCIA DA COSTA PRUDENTE, HUSSAM ZAHER 2015. A new species of Amerotyphlops from Northeastern Brazil, with comments on distribution of related species. Zootaxa 3920 (3): 443–452 - 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
  • McDiarmid, R.W.; Campbell, J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • Rodrigues M T 1991. Herpetofauna das dunas interiores do rio Sao Francisco, Bahia, Brasil. 4. Uma nova especie de Typhlops (Ophidia, Typhlopidae). PAPEIS AVULSOS DE ZOOLOGIA (SAO PAULO) 37 (22) 1991: 343-346 - get paper here
  • 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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