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Monopeltis luandae GANS, 1976

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Higher TaxaAmphisbaenidae, Amphisbaenia, Lacertoidea, Squamata 
Common Names 
SynonymMonopeltis luandae GANS 1976
Monopeltis luandae — GANS 2005: 36 
DistributionType locality: “Luanda on the road to the Quanza river mouth, Angola”  
TypesHolotype: AMNH 111338. Paratypes: CG 5219 (airport, Luanda), USNM 20037, 20038 (‘‘Loanda’’). 
  • Gans, C. 2005. CHECKLIST AND BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE AMPHISBAENIA OF THE WORLD. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 289: 1-130
  • Gans,C. 1976. Three new spade-snouted amphisbaenians from Angola (Amphisbaenia, Reptilia). American Museum Novitates 2590: 1-11 - get paper here
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