Typhlops annae

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Typhlops annae
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Typhlopidae
Genus: Typhlops
Species: T. annae
Binomial name
Typhlops annae
Breuil, 1999
Synonyms[1]
  • Typhlops annae
    Breuil, 1999
  • Antillotyphlops annae
    Hedges et al., 2014

Typhlops annae, also known as the Saint Barthélemy blind snake, is a species of blind snake in the family Typhlopidae. The species is endemic to the Caribbean island of Saint Barthélemy, an overseas collectivity of France. First described in 1999, Typhlops annae is still not well known.

Etymology[edit]

The specific name, annae, is in honor of Anne Breuil, who is the wife of the describer.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Antillotyphlops annae ". The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Typhlops annae, p. 9).

External links[edit]

  • Lorvelec, Olivier; Pascal, Michel; Pavis, Claudie; Feldmann, Philippe (2007), "Amphibians and reptiles of the French West Indies: Inventory, threats and conservation", Applied Herpetology, 4: 131–161, doi:10.1163/157075407780681356 

Further reading[edit]

  • Breuil, Michel (1999). "Nouvelle espèce du genre Typhlops, (Serpentes, Typhlopidae) de l'île de Saint-Barthélemy, comparaison avec les autres espèces des Petites Antilles [New species of the genus Typhlops, (Serpentes, Typhlopidae) from the island of Saint-Barthélemy, comparison with the other species of the Lesser Antilles]". Bulletin mensuel de la Societé linnéenne de Lyon 68 (2): 30-40. (Typhlops annae, new species). (in French with an abstract in English).
  • Hedges, Stephen B.; Marion, Angela B.; Lipp, Kelly M.; Marin, Julie; Vidal, Nicolas (2014). "A taxonomic framework for typhlopid snakes from the Caribbean and other regions (Reptilia, Squamata)". Caribbean Herpetology (49): 1-61. (Antillotyphlops annae, new combination).