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Malayotyphlops canlaonensis (TAYLOR, 1917)

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Higher TaxaTyphlopidae (Asiatyphlopinae), Typhlopoidea, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Taylor's Worm Snake 
SynonymTyphlops canlaonensis TAYLOR 1917: 354
Typhlops canlaonensis — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 94
Typhlops canlaonensis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 759
Malayotyphlops canlaonensis — HEDGES et al. 2014 
DistributionPhilippines (Negros)

Type locality: “Canlaon volcano, elevation 750 m., Negros Island, Philippines”  
TypesHolotype: CM 2666. 
  • 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
  • McDiarmid, R.W.; Campbell, J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. [type catalogue] Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • Taylor, E.H. 1922. The snakes of the Philippine Islands. Manila (Bureau of Printing or Science), Monograph 16: 312 pp. - get paper here
  • Taylor,E.H. 1917. Snakes and lizards known from Negros, with descriptions of new species and subspecies. Philippine Journal of Science 12: 353-381 - 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.
  • Weinell, Jeffrey L.; Errol Hooper, Alan E. Leviton, Rafe M. Brown 2019. Illustrated Key to the Snakes of the Philippines. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. (4) 66 (1): 1-49 - get paper here
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