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Epictia striatula (SMITH & LAUFE, 1945)

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Higher TaxaLeptotyphlopidae, Epictinae, Epictini, Typhlopoidea, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymLeptotyphlops striatulus SMITH & LAUFE 1945
Leptotyphlops melanotermus PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1970 (part.)
Leptotyphlops striatula - CEI 1993
Leptotyphlops striatulus — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 43
Epictia striatula — ADALSTEINSSON, BRANCH, TRAPE, VITT & HEDGES 2009
Epictia striatula — WALLACH et al. 2014: 278 
DistributionBolivia, Argentina (Salta), Peru, Brazil

Type locality: "Yamachi" = Yanacachi, Sur de Yungas, Bolivia. Map legend:
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NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: USNM 98889. 
CommentHas been considered a synonym of Leptotyphlops melanotermus by HAHN 1980. 
References
  • Adalsteinsson, S.A.; Branch, W.R.; Trapé, S.; Vitt, L.J. & Hedges, S.B. 2009. Molecular phylogeny, classification, and biogeography of snakes of the Family Leptotyphlopidae (Reptilia, Squamata). Zootaxa 2244: 1-50 - get paper here
  • Costa, Henrique Caldeira & Renato Silveira Bérnils 2015. Répteis brasileiros: lista de espécies 2015 Herpetologia Brasileira 4 (3): 75-93
  • 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
  • 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
  • Laurent R F 1984. El genero Leptotyphlops en la coleccion de la Fundacion Miguel Lillo. Acta Zoologica Lilloana 38 (1): 29-34
  • McDiarmid, R.W.; Campbell, J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • Natera-Mumaw, Marco; Luis Felipe Esqueda-González & Manuel Castelaín-Fernández 2015. Atlas Serpientes de Venezuela Santiago de Chile, Dimacofi Negocios Avanzados S.A., 456 pp. - get paper here
  • Smith,H.M. & LAUFE,L. E. 1945. A new South American Leptotyphlops. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 58: 29-32 - 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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