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Antillotyphlops monensis (SCHMIDT, 1926)

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Higher TaxaTyphlopidae (Typhlopinae), Typhlopoidea, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesMona Worm Snake 
SynonymTyphlops monensis SCHMIDT 1926:157
Typhlops monensis — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 653
Typhlops monensis — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 111
Antillotyphlops monensis — HEDGES et al. 2014
Typhlops monensis — PYRON & WALLACH 2014
Antillotyphlops monensis — NAGY et al. 2015 
DistributionIsla Mona (Antilles), Puerto Rico

Type locality: Isla Mona.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: ZMH 1582. 
CommentFor illustrations see Schmidt, 1926; Thomas, 1976. 
References
  • Hedges, S. B. and R. Thomas. 1991. Cryptic species of snakes (Typhlopidae: Typhlops) from the Puerto Rico Bank detected by protein electrophoresis. Herpetologica 47: 448-459. - 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
  • Legler, J.M. 1959. A new blind snake (genus Typhlops) from Cuba. Herpetologica 15 (2): 105-112 - get paper here
  • McDiarmid, R.W.; Campbell, J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • NAGY, ZOLTÁN T.; ANGELA B. MARION, FRANK GLAW, AURÉLIEN MIRALLES,<br />JOACHIM NOPPER, MIGUEL VENCES & S. BLAIR HEDGES 2015. Molecular systematics and undescribed diversity of Madagascan scolecophidian snakes (Squamata: Serpentes) Zootaxa 4040 (1): 031–047 - get paper here
  • Pyron, R.A. & Wallach, V. 2014. Systematics of the blindsnakes (Serpentes: Scolecophidia: Typhlopoidea) based on molecular and morphological evidence. Zootaxa 3829 (1): 001–081
  • Schmidt, K. P. 1926. The amphibians and reptiles of Mona Island, West Indies. Field Mus. Nat. Hist. Ser. Zool. 12:149-163. - get paper here
  • Schwartz,A. & Henderson,R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
  • Thomas, R. 1976. Systematics of Antillean blind snakes of the genus Typhlops (Serpentes: Typhlopidae). Ph.D. Thesis, Louisiana State Univ.: xvi + 288pp.
 
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