Madatyphlops rajeryi (RENOULT & RASELIMANANA, 2009)
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Madatyphlops rajeryi?
|Higher Taxa||Typhlopidae (Madatyphlopinae), Typhlopoidea, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)|
|Synonym||Typhlops rajeryi RENOULT & RASELIMANANA 2009|
Typhlops rajeryi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 769
Madatyphlops rajeryi — HEDGES et al. 2014
Type locality: Madagascar: Vatovavy Fitovinany Region, near the entrance to the Ranomafana National Park, 21°15.388’S, 47°25.308’E, elevation: 918 m.
|Types||Holotype: ZSM 1589/2008, an adult collected by J.P. Renoult on 27 December 2007.|
|Etymology||The species is named for Emile Rajeryiarison, an experimental naturalist working at Ranomafana, in honor of his outstanding effort and contribution to the improvement of the knowledge on the herpetofauna of the National Park. He has collaborated with many scientific expeditions in the area and across Madagascar.|