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Indotyphlops loveridgei (CONSTABLE, 1949)

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Higher TaxaTyphlopidae (Asiatyphlopinae), Typhlopoidea, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesLoveridge's Worm Snake 
SynonymTyphlops loveridgei CONSTABLE 1949: 111
Typhlops loveridgei — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 108
Typhlops loveridgei — DAS 2003
Typhlops loveridgei — WALLACH et al. 2014: 765
Indotyphlops loveridgei — HEDGES et al. 2014 
DistributionN India

Type locality: “probably from North lndia”  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MCZ 2283. 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after Arthur Loveridge (1891 - 1980), American herpetologist. 
References
  • Constable, JOHN D. 1949. Reptiles from the Indian Peninsula in the Museum of Comparative Zoology. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 103: 59-160. - get paper here
  • Das, Indraneil 2003. Growth of Knowledge on the Reptiles of India, with an Introduction to Systematics, Taxonomy and Nomenclature. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 100 (2-3): 446-502 - 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
  • Krikke, Marc 2013. Snakes to fall in love with. Litteratura Serpentium 33 (4): 246-253 - get paper here
  • McDiarmid, R.W.; Campbell, J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • Wallach, Van 1999. Typhlops meszoelyi, A new species of blind snake from northeastern India (Serpentes: Typhlopidae). Herpetologica 55 (2): 185-191 - 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.
  • Williams E E 1982. Arthur Loveridge—A Life in Retrospect. Breviora (471): 1-12 - get paper here
 
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