You are here » home advanced search search results Myriopholis yemenica

Myriopholis yemenica (SCORTECCI, 1933)

Can you confirm these amateur observations of Myriopholis yemenica?

Add your own observation of
Myriopholis yemenica »

We have no photos, try to find some by Google images search: Google images

Higher TaxaLeptotyphlopidae, Leptotyphlopinae, Myriopholini, Typhlopoidea, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
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 

Type locality:Yemen  
TypesHolotype: MSNM 3354, collected 1933, donated by G. Franchini; Wallach & Lanza 2004: 86. 
CommentDistribution: Not mentioned for Arabia by Egan 2007. 
  • 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.
External links  
Is it interesting? Share with others:

As link to this species use URL address:

without field 'search_param'. Field 'search_param' is used for browsing search result.

Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator