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Anilios yampiensis (STORR, 1981)

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Higher TaxaTyphlopidae (Asiatyphlopinae), Typhlopoidea, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesYampi Blind Snake 
SynonymRamphotyphlops yampiensis STORR 1981
Ramphotyphlops yampiensis — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 76
Ramphotyphlops yampiensis — COGGER 2000: 599
Austrotyphlops yampiensis — WALLACH 2006
Ramphotyphlops yampiensis — WILSON & SWAN 2010: 422
Anilios yampiensis — HEDGES et al. 2014
Ramphotyphlops yampiensis — COGGER 2014: 813 
DistributionAustralia (West Australia)

Type locality: Koolan Is., 16° 08’ S, 123° 45’ E, West Australia. Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: WAM R26839 
CommentKnown only from a single specimen. 
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp.
  • Cogger, H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • 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.
  • Storr G M 1981. The genus Ramphotyphlops (Serpentes: Typhlopidae) in Western Australia. Rec. West. Austr. Mus. 9 (3): 235-271 - get paper here
  • Wallach, V. 2006. The nomenclatural status of Australian Ramphotyphlops (Serpentes: Typhlopidae). Bull. Maryland Herp. Soc 42 (1): 8-24
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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