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Monopeltis perplexus GANS, 1976

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Higher TaxaAmphisbaenidae, Amphisbaenia, Lacertoidea, Squamata 
Common Names 
SynonymMonopeltis perplexus GANS 1976
Monopeltis perplexus — GANS 2005: 37 
DistributionAngola (Hanha, Capelongo)

Type locality: ‘‘Hanha or Capelongo, Angola’’. Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: AMNH 47732. Paratypes: AMNH 47731, 47733–47735. 
  • Broadley, D.G., Gans,C. & Visser, J. 1976. Studies on Amphisbaenians. (6). The Genera Monopeltis and Dalophia in Southern Africa. Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. 157 (5): 311-486
  • 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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