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Myriopholis yemenica (SCORTECCI, 1933)

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Higher TaxaLeptotyphlopidae, Leptotyphlopinae, Myriopholini, Typhlopoidea, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesYemen Blind Snake 
SynonymLeptotyphlops yemenicus SCORTECCI 1933
Leptotyphlops yemenicus — BROADLEY & WALLACH 2007
Myriopholis yemenicus — ADALSTEINSSON, BRANCH, TRAPE, VITT & HEDGES 2009
Myriopholis yemenica — WALLACH et al. 2014: 466 
DistributionYemen

Type locality:Yemen  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: MSNM 3354, collected 1933, donated by G. Franchini; Wallach & Lanza 2004: 86. 
CommentDistribution: Not mentioned for Arabia by Egan 2007. 
References
  • Adalsteinsson, S.A.; Branch, W.R.; Trapé, S.; Vitt, L.J. & Hedges, S.B. 2009. Molecular phylogeny, classification, and biogeography of snakes of the Family Leptotyphlopidae (Reptilia, Squamata). Zootaxa 2244: 1-50 - get paper here
  • Broadley, Donald G. & Wallach, V. 2007. A revision of the genus Leptotyphlops in northeastern Africa and southwestern Arabia (Serpentes: Leptotyphlopidae). Zootaxa 1408: 1–78 - get paper here
  • Scortecci,Giuseppe 1933. Leptotyphlops yemenicus sp. n. Atti Soc. ital. Sci. nat., Milano, 72: 165-166
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
 
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