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Rena myopica (GARMAN, 1884)

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Higher TaxaLeptotyphlopidae, Epictinae, Epictini, Typhlopoidea, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymStenostoma myopicum GARMAN 1884: 6
Stenostoma myopicum GARMAN 1884: 130
Glauconia myopica — BOULENGER 1893: 69
Leptotyphlops myopica — BARBOUR & LOVERIDGE 1929
Leptotyphlops dulcis myopicus — KLAUBER 1940
Leptotyphlops myopicus myopicus — SMITH 1944: 146
Leptotyphlops myopicus myopicus — SMITH & TAYLOR 1945
Leptotyphlops myopicus — DIXON & VAUGHAN 2003
Rena myopica — ADALSTEINSSON, BRANCH, TRAPE, VITT & HEDGES 2009
Leptotyphlops myopicus — VITE-SILVA et al. 2010
Rena myopica — WALLACH et al. 2014: 632 
DistributionMexico (N Veracruz, probably N Puebla,
S San Luis Potosi northward across S Tamaulipas to
C Nuevo Leon, Hidalgo);

Type locality: Savineto, near Tampico, Tamaulipas.  
Reproduction 
TypesSyntypes: MCZ 4526, UMMZ 111306 
Diagnosis 
CommentSubspecies: Rena myopica iversoni (SMITH et al. 1998) is here treated as valid species. 
EtymologyThe species name is derived from the Greek word myops, meaning "near-sighted" and icus, a suffix denoting a condition, in reference to the position of the eye under the ocular scale. 
References
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