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Siagonodon cupinensis (BAILEY & CARVALHO, 1946)

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Higher TaxaLeptotyphlopidae, Epictinae, Epictini, Typhlopoidea, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesMato Grosso Blind Snake 
SynonymLeptotyphlops cupinensis BAILEY & CARVALHO 1946
Leptotyphlops eupinensis BATTERSBY & SWINTON 1954 (error typographicus)
Leptotyphlops cupinensis — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 27
Siagonodon cupinensis — ADALSTEINSSON, BRANCH, TRAPE, VITT & HEDGES 2009
Siagonodon cupinensis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 666 
DistributionBrazil (Amapa), Suriname (Lely Mountains).

Type locality: Rio Tapirape, tributary of Rio Araguaia, Mato Grosso, Brasil  
TypesHolotype: MNRJ 387, Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro 
  • 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
  • Bailey & CARVALHO 1946. A new Leptotyphlos from Mato Grosso, with notes on Leptotyphlops tenella Klauber. Bol. Mus. nac. Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, (Nova Ser., Zool.) 52: 1-7
  • Battersby & SWINTON 1954. Zool. Record (1952), Reptilia: 130.
  • McDiarmid, R.W.; Campbell, J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • Orejas-Miranda, Braulio 1966. Notas sobre la Familia Leptotyphlopidae, I. Revalidación de Leptotyphlops cupinensis Bailey & Carvalho, 1946. II. Sinonimización de L. ihlei Brongersma, 1933 con L. macrolpis (Peters, 1881). Comunicaciones Zoologicas del Museo de Historia Natural de Montevideo 9 (108): 1-3
  • 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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