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Indotyphlops ozakiae (WALLACH, 2001)

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Higher TaxaTyphlopidae (Asiatyphlopinae), Typhlopoidea, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesOzaki’s Blind Snake 
SynonymRamphotyphlops ozakiae WALLACH in NIYOMWAN, THIRAKHUPT & NABHITABHATA 2001
Ramphotyphlops ozakiae — WALLACH et al. 2007
Ramphotyphlops ozakiae — WALLACH et al. 2014: 629
Indotyphlops ozakiae — HEDGES et al. 2014
Ramphotyphlops ozakiae — CHAN-ARD et al. 2015: 147 
DistributionThailand (Nakhon Ratchasima) Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

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.
 
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: FMNH 180003-06, 180007, paratype: ZMUC (all provisionally) 
CommentThis snake has not been properly described. The “original” description is in a key to the snakes of Thailand based on data provided by Van Wallach to the authors who assumed that Wallach will have described the species independently. This, however, has not happened. The status of this species is therefore somewhat contentious (V. Wallach, pers. comm., 24 Nov 2010). 
References
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Wallach, V.; Brown, R.M.; Diesmos, A.C. & Gee, G.V.A. 2007. An Enigmatic New Species of Blind Snake from Luzon Island, Northern Philippines, with A Synopsis of The Genus Acutotyphlops (Serpentes: Typhlopidae). Journal of Herpetology 41 (4): 690-702 - 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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