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Liotyphlops argaleus DIXON & KOFRON, 1984

IUCN Red List - Liotyphlops argaleus - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaAnomalepididae, Typhlopoidea, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymLiotyphlops argaleus DIXON & KOFRON 1984: 261
Liotyphlops argaleus — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 51
Liotyphlops argaleus — FREIRE et al. 2007
Liotyphlops argaleus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 397 
DistributionColombia (Cundinamarca)

Type locality: “La Selva, Cundinamarca, Colombia”. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MCZ 66383 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after the Greek word “argaleos”, meaning troublesome, vexatious. 
References
  • Dixon J R; Kofron C P 1984. The Central and South American anomalepid snakes of the genus Liotyphlops. Amphibia-Reptilia 4 (2-4): 241-264 [1983] - get paper here
  • FREIRE, E.M.X.; U. CARAMASCHI & A.J.S. ARGOLO 2007. A new species of Liotyphlops (Serpentes: Anomalepididae) from the Atlantic Rain Forest of Northeastern Brazil. Zootaxa 1393: 19-26 - get paper here
  • McDiarmid, R.W.; Campbell, J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • Pérez-Santos,C. & Moreno, A.G. 1988. Ofidios de Colombia. Museo reegionale di Scienze Naturali, Torino, Monographie VI, 517 pp.
  • Silva Haad, J.J., Franco, F.L. & Maldonado, J. 2008. Una nueva especie de Liotyphlops Peters, 1881 (Serpentes, Scolecophidia, Anomalepidae) del sur de la Amazonia Colombiana. Biota Colombiana 9 (2): 295 - 300
  • 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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