Anomochilus leonardi SMITH, 1940
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Anomochilus leonardi?
|Higher Taxa||Anomochilidae, Henophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)|
|Common Names||E: Leonard's Pipe Snake, Leonard's Burrowing Snake|
G: Leonards Wühlschlange
|Synonym||Anomochilus leonardi SMITH 1940|
Anomochilus leonardi — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 299
Anomochilus leonardi — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 128
Anomochilus leonardi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 44
|Distribution||W Malaysia, Borneo (Sabah)|
Type locality: ‘‘Sungei Ngeram, near Merapoh, N. Pahang, Malay Peninsula, at about 800 feet elevation”. Map legend:
- Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.
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|Types||Holotype: BMNH 19184.108.40.206|
|Comment||Anomochilus was previously considered as a member of the family Uropeltidae.|
A. leonardi is known from only 5 specimens from peninsular Malaysia and one from Malaysian Borneo.
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