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Antillotyphlops annae (BREUIL, 1999)

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Higher TaxaTyphlopidae (Typhlopinae), Typhlopoidea, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Saint Barts Blindsnake
F: Typhlops de Saint-Barthélmy 
SynonymTyphlops annae BREUIL 1999
Typhlops annae — LORVELEC et al. 2007
Antillotyphlops annae — HEDGES et al. 2014
Typhlops annae — PYRON & WALLACH 2014
Antillotyphlops annae — NAGY et al. 2015
Typhlops annae — WALLACH et al. 2014: 758 
DistributionAntilles: St. Barthélmy

Type locality: Saint-Barthélmy  
TypesHolotype: MNHN-RA 1997.6058 (by monotypy and original designation), a 110 mm juvenile specimen, sex unknown 
EtymologyNamed after the author’s wife Anne. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Breuil, M. 1999. Nouvelle expèce du genre Typhlops, (Serpentes, Typhlopoidae) de l’île de Saint-Barthélmy, comparaison avec les autres espèces des Petites Antilles. Bull. mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon 68: 30-40 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Lorvelec, Olivier; Pascal, Michel; Pavis, Claudie; Feldmann, Philippe. 2007. Amphibians and reptiles of the French West Indies: inventory, threats and conservation. Applied Herpetology 4 (2):131-161 - get paper here
  • MASSARY, Jean-Christophe DE; Corentin BOCHATON, Roger BOUR, Maël DEWYNTER, Ivan INEICH, Nicolas VIDAL & Jean LESCURE 2018. Liste taxinomique de l’herpétofaune dans l’outre-mer français: II. Collectivité de Saint-Barthélemy. Bull. Soc. Herp. France 166 : 59-78 - get paper here
  • NAGY, ZOLTÁN T.; ANGELA B. MARION, FRANK GLAW, AURÉLIEN MIRALLES,<br />JOACHIM NOPPER, MIGUEL VENCES & S. BLAIR HEDGES 2015. Molecular systematics and undescribed diversity of Madagascan scolecophidian snakes (Squamata: Serpentes). Zootaxa 4040 (1): 031–047 - get paper here
  • Pyron, R.A. & Wallach, V. 2014. Systematics of the blindsnakes (Serpentes: Scolecophidia: Typhlopoidea) based on molecular and morphological evidence. Zootaxa 3829 (1): 001–081 - get paper here
  • Ukuwela, K.D.B., de Silva, A., Sivaruban, A. et al. 2022. Diversity, distribution, and natural history of the marine snakes of Sri Lanka. Marine Biodiversity 52, 24 (2022) - get paper here
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