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Madatyphlops domerguei (ROUX-ESTÈVE, 1980)

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Higher TaxaTyphlopidae (Madatyphlopinae), Typhlopoidea, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common Names 
SynonymTyphlops domerguei ROUX-ESTÈVE 1980
Typhlops domerguei — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 349
Typhlops domerguei — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 100
Madatyphlops domerguei — HEDGES et al. 2014
Lemuriatyphlops domerguei — PYRON & WALLACH 2014
Madatyphlops domerguei — NAGY et al. 2015
Typhlops domerguei — WALLACH et al. 2014: 761 

Type locality: Ranomafana (47° 26’ E, 21° 18’ S), Madagascar.  
TypesHolotype: MNHN-RA 1977.1650 
CommentHabitat: rainforest areas of low and mid-altitude 
Etymologynamed after Charles Antoine Domergue (1914-2008), French herpetologist. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Domergue, S. 2009. Charles Antoine Domergue (1914-2008). Bull. Soc. Herp. France (132): 1-12
  • Glaw ,F. & Vences, M. 1994. A Fieldguide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Vences & Glaw Verlag, Köln (ISBN 3-929449-01-3)
  • 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. [type catalogue] Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • NAGY, ZOLTÁN T.; ANGELA B. MARION, FRANK GLAW, AURÉLIEN MIRALLES,<br />JOACHIM NOPPER, MIGUEL VENCES & S. BLAIR HEDGES 2015. Molecular systematics and undescribed diversity of Madagascan scolecophidian snakes (Squamata: Serpentes). Zootaxa 4040 (1): 031–047 - get paper here
  • Pyron, R.A. & Wallach, V. 2014. Systematics of the blindsnakes (Serpentes: Scolecophidia: Typhlopoidea) based on molecular and morphological evidence. Zootaxa 3829 (1): 001–081 - get paper here
  • Roux-Esteve R 1980. Une nouvelle espece de Typhlopidae (Serpentes) du Centre-Est de Madagascar: Typhlops domerguei. Bull. Mus. natl. Hist. nat. Paris, SECTION A ZOOLOGIE BIOLOGIE ET ECOLOGIE ANIMALES 2 (1): 321-323
  • Ukuwela, K.D.B., de Silva, A., Sivaruban, A. et al. 2022. Diversity, distribution, and natural history of the marine snakes of Sri Lanka. Marine Biodiversity 52, 24 (2022) - get paper here
  • Wallach, V. & Glaw, F. 2009. A new mid-altitude rainforest species of Typhlops (Serpentes: Typhlopidae) from Madagascar with notes on the taxonomic status of T. boettgeri Boulenger, T. microcephalus Werner, and T. capensis Rendahl. Zootaxa 2294: 23–38 - get paper here
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