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Indotyphlops khoratensis (TAYLOR, 1962)

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Higher TaxaTyphlopidae (Asiatyphlopinae), Typhlopoidea, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesE: Khorat Worm Snake, Khorat Blind Snake
G: Khorat-Blindschlange 
SynonymTyphlops khoratensis TAYLOR 1962
Typhlops khoratensis — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 106
Indotyphlops khoratensis — HEDGES et al. 2014
Typhlops khoratensis — CHAN-ARD et al. 2015: 148 
DistributionC/E Thailand (Khorat Plateau area).

Type locality: “Muak Lek, Friendship Highway, Sara Buri Province, Thailand” Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: FMNH 178263. 
CommentNot listed by WALLACH et al. 2014 although these authors have it in their index, referring to page 614 (which does not mention the name). 
  • Chan-ard, T., Parr, J.W.K. & Nabhitabhata, J. 2015. A field guide to the reptiles of Thailand. Oxford University Press, NY, 352 pp. [see book reviews by Pauwels & Grismer 2015 and Hikida 2015 for corrections] - 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
  • McDiarmid, R.W.; Campbell, J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • Niyomwan, P.; Thirakhupt, K.; Nabhitabhata, J. 2001. A key to the blind snakes in Thailand. Natural History Journal of Chulalongkorn University 1(1):47-52.
  • Taylor, E.H. 1962. New oriental reptiles. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 43: 209-263 - get paper here
  • Taylor,E.H. 1965. The serpents of Thailand and adjacent waters. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 45 (9): 609-1096 - get paper here
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