Anomalepis

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Anomalepis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Anomalepididae
Genus: Anomalepis
Jan, 1860
Synonyms
Common names: (none).

Anomalepis is a genus of nonvenomous blind snakes found in Central and South America. Currently, 4 monotypic species are recognized.[2]

Geographic range[edit]

Found from southern Central America in Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama, to northwestern South America in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.[1]

Species[edit]

Species[2] Taxon author[2] Common name Geographic range[1]
A. aspinosus Taylor, 1939 Peru.
A. colombia Marx, 1953 Colombia.
A. flavapices Peters, 1957 Northwestern Ecuador.
A. mexicanusT Jan, 1860 Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, and Peru.

T) Type species.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d McDiarmid RW, Campbell JA, Touré T. 1999. Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1. Herpetologists' League. 511 pp. ISBN 1-893777-00-6 (series). ISBN 1-893777-01-4 (volume).
  2. ^ a b c "Anomalepis". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 29 August 2007. 

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