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Argyrophis roxaneae (WALLACH, 2001)

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Higher TaxaTyphlopidae (Asiatyphlopinae), Typhlopoidea, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Roxane’s Blind Snake 
SynonymTyphlops roxaneae WALLACH 2001
Typhlops roxaneae — COX et al. 2012: 33
Asiatyphlops roxaneae — HEDGES et al. 2014
Argyrophis roxaneae — PYRON & WALLACH 2014
Typhlops roxaneae — CHAN-ARD et al. 2015: 151
Typhlops roxaneae — WALLACH et al. 2014: 770 
DistributionThailand (vicinity of Bangkok)  
TypesHolotype: MCZ 177984 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Chan-ard, T., Parr, J.W.K. & Nabhitabhata, J. 2015. A field guide to the reptiles of Thailand. Oxford University Press, NY, 352 pp. [see book reviews by Pauwels & Grismer 2015 and Hikida 2015 for corrections] - get paper here
  • Cox, Merel J.; Hoover, M.F.; Chanhome, Lawan & Thirakhupt,Kumthorn 2012. The Snakes of Thailand. Chulalongkorn University Museum of Natural History, 845 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
  • 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
  • Wallach, V. 2001. Typhlops roxaneae, a new species of Thai blindsnake from the T. diardii species group, with a synopsis of the Typhlopidae of Thailand (Serpentes: Scolecophidia). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 49 (1): 39-49 - get paper here
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