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Argyrophis hypsobothrius (WERNER, 1917)

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Higher TaxaTyphlopidae (Asiatyphlopinae), Typhlopoidea, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesSumatra Worm Snake 
SynonymTyphlops hypsobothrius WERNER 1917: 34
Typhlops hypsobothrius — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 433
Typhlops hypsobothrius — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 105
Indotyphlops hypsobothrius — HEDGES et al. 2014
Argyrophis hypsobothrius — PYRON & WALLACH 2014 
DistributionIndonesia (Sumatra).

Type locality: “Sumatra”  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: ZMH, Zoologisches Museum, Hamburg; destroyed during World War Il (HAHN 1980) 
Comment 
References
  • 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
  • Manthey, U. & Grossmann, W. 1997. Amphibien & Reptilien Südostasiens. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 512 pp. - get paper here
  • McDiarmid, R.W.; Campbell, J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • Pyron, R.A. & Wallach, V. 2014. Systematics of the blindsnakes (Serpentes: Scolecophidia: Typhlopoidea) based on molecular and morphological evidence. Zootaxa 3829 (1): 001–081
  • TEYNIÉ, ALEXANDRE; PATRICK DAVID, & ANNEMARIE OHLER 2010. Note on a collection of Amphibians and Reptiles from Western Sumatra (Indonesia), with the description of a new species of the genus Bufo. Zootaxa 2416: 1–43 - get paper here
  • Werner, F. 1917. Über einige neue Reptilien und einen neuen Frosch des Zoologischen Museums in Hamburg. Mitt. Zool. Mus. Hamburg, 2. Beiheft zum Jahrbuch der Hamburgischen Wissenschaftlichen Anstalten 34: 31-36. - get paper here
 
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