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Liotyphlops trefauti FREIRE, CARAMASCHI, SUZART ARGOLO, 2007

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Higher TaxaAnomalepididae, Typhlopoidea, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymLiotyphlops trefauti FREIRE, CARAMASCHI, SUZART ARGOLO 2007
Liotyphlops trefauti — WALLACH et al. 2014: 398 
DistributionNE Brazil (Alagoas, Bahia, Pernambuco), 50-640 m elevation

Type locality: Fazenda Bananeira, Municipality of Murici (9°14’S, 35°48’W, 640 m elevation), State of Alagoas, Brazil.  
TypesHolotype: MZUSP 12178, male, on 04 November 1994 by E. M. X. Freire. 
EtymologyNamed after Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Brazilian herpetologist. 
  • Abegg, Arthur Diesel; Marco Antonio de Freitas, Geraldo Jorge Barbosa de Moura 2017. New records of Liotyphlops trefauti Freire, Caramaschi & Argôlo, 2007 (Squamata: Anomalepididae). Herpetology Notes 10: 345-347 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • 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
  • Hamdan, B. & R. M. Lira-da-Silva 2012. The snakes of Bahia State, northeastern Brazil: species richness, composition and biogeographical notes. Salamandra 48 (1): 31-50 - get paper here
  • Marra-Santos, Fidélis Júnio and Roberto E. Reis 2018. Two New Blind Snake Species of the Genus Liotyphlops (Serpentes: Anomalepididae), from Central and South Brazil. Copeia, 106 (3): 507-514 - get paper here
  • McDiarmid, R.W.; Campbell, J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. [type catalogue] Herpetologists’ League, 511 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. [type catalogue] Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
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