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Gerrhopilus bisubocularis (BOETTGER, 1893)

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Higher TaxaGerrhopilidae, Typhlopoidea, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Western Java Worm Snake 
SynonymTyphlops bisubocularis BOETTGER 1893: 336
Typhlops bisubocularis — DE ROOIJ 1917: 13
Typhlops bisubocularis — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 93
Gerrhopilus bisubocularis — VIDAL et al. 2010
Gerrhopilus bisubocularis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 307 
DistributionIndonesia (W Java)

Type locality: “Westjava”  
TypesHolotype: SMF 16683. 
  • Boettger, O. 1893. Neue Reptilien und Batrachier ausWest-Java. Zool. Anz. 16: 334-340. - get paper here
  • de Rooij, N. DE 1917. The Reptiles of the Indo-Australian Archipelago. Il. Ophidia. Leiden (E. J. Brill), xiv + 334 S.
  • McDiarmid, R.W.; Campbell, J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. [type catalogue] Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • Vidal, Nicolas; Julie Marin, Marina Morini, Steve Donnellan, William R. Branch, Richard Thomas, Miguel Vences, Addison Wynn, Corinne Cruaud and S. Blair Hedges 2010. Blindsnake evolutionary tree reveals long history on Gondwana. Biology Letters 6: 558–561 - get paper here
  • Wallach, V. 1996. Two new Blind snakes of the Typhlops ater species group from Papua new Guinea (Serpentes: Typhlopidae). Russ. J. Herpetol. 3 (2):107-118. - get paper here
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. [type catalogue] Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
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