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Epictia clinorostris ARREDONDO & ZAHER, 2010

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Higher TaxaLeptotyphlopidae, Epictinae, Epictini, Typhlopoidea, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymEpictia clinorostris ARREDONDO & ZAHER 2010
Epictia clinorostris — WALLACH et al. 2014: 276 
DistributionC Brazil (SE Mato Grosso, W Goiás)

Type locality: Toricoejo locality, bank of Rio das Mortes, (15°14’21.6” S – 53°14’36.6” W), municipality of Barra do Garças, state of Mato Grosso, Brazil  
TypesHolotype: MZUSP 17480. Adult female, collected by A. p. soares on 5 september 2007. 
CommentSimilar species: E. tenella 
Etymologythe specific name is a combination of the Greek word “clino-” (= slope) and the Latin word “rostrum” (= snout), referring to the sloped snout in lateral view characteristic of the species. 
  • Arredondo, Juan Camilo and Hussam Zaher 2010. A New Species of Epictia (Serpentes: Leptotyphlopidae) from Central Brazil. South American J. Herp. 5 (3): 189–198 - get paper here
  • FRANCISCO, BÁRBARA CRISTINA S.; ROBERTA R. PINTO & DANIEL S. FERNANDES 2012. Taxonomy of Epictia munoai (Orejas-Miranda, 1961) (Squamata: Serpentes: Leptotyphlopidae). Zootaxa 3512: 42–52 - 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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