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Anilios chamodracaena (INGRAM & COVACEVICH, 1993)

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Higher TaxaTyphlopidae (Asiatyphlopinae), Typhlopoidea, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Cape York Striped Blind Snake 
SynonymRamphotyphlops chamodracaena INGRAM & COVACEVICH 1993
Ramphotyphlops chamodracaena — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 62
Ramphotyphlops chamodracaena — COGGER 2000: 767
Austrotyphlops chamodracaena — WALLACH 2006
Ramphotyphlops chamodracaena — WILSON & SWAN 2010: 410
Anilios chamodracaena — HEDGES et al. 2014
Ramphotyphlops chamodracaena — COGGER 2014: 799
Anilios chamodracaena — WALLACH et al. 2014: 37 
DistributionAustralia (N Queensland)

Type locality: "N Camp 'Beagle', ca. 40 km N Aurukun (13° 05' S, 141° 59' E), Cape York Peninsula."  
TypesHolotype: QM J40233, collected G. Ingram & P. Webber, 18.iii.1982 
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp. - get paper here
  • Cogger, H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • Hedges, S.B., Marion, A.B., Lipp, K.M., Marin, J. & Vidal, N. 2014. A taxonomic framework for typhlopid snakes from the Caribbean and other regions (Reptilia, Squamata). Caribbean Herpetology 49: 1–61 - get paper here
  • Ingram G J; Covacevich J A 1993. Two new species of striped blindsnakes. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 34 (1): 181-184
  • McDiarmid, R.W.; Campbell, J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. [type catalogue] Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • Wallach, V. 2006. The nomenclatural status of Australian Ramphotyphlops (Serpentes: Typhlopidae). Bull. Maryland Herp. Soc. 42 (1): 8-24 - get paper here
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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