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Liotyphlops

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Liotyphlops is a genus of blind snakes found in Central and South America. Currently, 9 species are recognized.[2][3]

Geographic range

Found in Central and South America from Costa Rica to Paraguay.[1]

Species

Species[2] Taxon author[2] Common name Geographic range[1] Liotyphlops albirostrisT (W. Peters, 1857) Southern Central America, including Costa Rica and Panama, and northern South America in Colombia, Ecuador and north-central Venezuela. Also found on the island of Curaçao. Liotyphlops anops (Cope, 1899) Colombia in the departments of Meta, Santander and Cundinamarca. Liotyphlops argaleus Dixon & Kofron, 1984 Colombia: Cundinamarca Department. Liotyphlops beui (Amaral, 1924) Brazil (from Pará to Mato Grosso), eastern Paraguay and Argentina. Liotyphlops schubarti Vanzolini, 1948 Brazil: Pirassununga in São Paulo. Liotyphlops sousa Marra-Santos & Reis, 2018 Brazil in Santa Catarina. Liotyphlops taylori Marra-Santos & Reis, 2018 Brazil in Mato Grosso. Liotyphlops ternetzii (Boulenger, 1896) Brazil (Pará, Goiás, São Paulo and Mato Grosso), Paraguay and Uruguay. Liotyphlops wilderi (Garman, 1883) Brazil in Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro.

T) Type species.[1]

In the 21st century three additional new species have been described.[3]

Nota bene: A taxon author in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Liotyphlops.

References

  1. ^ a b c d McDiarmid RW, Campbell JA, Touré TA (1999). Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, Volume 1. Washington, District of Columbia: Herpetologists' League. 511 pp. ISBN 1-893777-00-6 (series). ISBN 1-893777-01-4 (volume).
  2. ^ a b c "Liotyphlops". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 29 August 2007.
  3. ^ a b "Liotyphlops ". The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.
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Liotyphlops: Brief Summary

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Liotyphlops is a genus of blind snakes found in Central and South America. Currently, 9 species are recognized.

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