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Taxonomy of the family Anomalepididae Biodiversity of the family Anomalepididae

Bibliography of the family
Anomalepididae
(Early Blind Snakes)

(Reptilia: Serpentes)

Note: In order to limit redundancy, relevant literature indexed in the related bibliographies in the left column may not have been included in this page. For a comprehensive search of literature, these bibliographies should therefore also be consulted.


Boulenger, G.A. 1893. Catalogue of the snakes in the British Museum (Natural History). Vol. 1. Typhlopidae, Glauconiidae, Boidae, Ilysiidae, Uropeltidae, Xenopeltidae, Colubridae (aglyphae, part). Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History), London. 448 pp.

Hahn, D.E. 1980. Liste der rezenten Amphibien und Reptilien. Anomalepididae, Leptotyphlopidae, Typhlopidae. Das Tierreich 101: 1-93.

Hoser, R.T. 2012. A review of the extant scolecophidians ("Blindsnakes") including the formal naming and diagnosis of new tribes, genera, subgenera, species and subspecies for divergent taxa. Australasian Journal of Herpetology 15: 1-64.

Loebmann, D. 2009. Reptilia, Squamata, Serpentes, Scolecophidia, Anomalepididae, Liotyphlops cf. ternetzii (Boulenger, 1896): first family record for the state of Ceara, Brazil. Check List 5(2): 249-250.

Robb, J.; Smith, H.M. 1966. The systematic position of the group of snake genera allied to Anomalepis. Natural History Miscellanea (Chicago) 184: 1-8.

Sazima, I.; D'Angelo, G.B. 2011. The Pale-breasted Thrush (Turdus leucomelas) preys on a gekkonid lizard and an anomalepidid snake. Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia 19(3): 450-452.

Wallach, V. 1993. The supralabial imbrication pattern of the Typhlopoidea (Reptilia: Serpentes). Journal of Herpetology 27(2): 214-218.

Wallach, V.; GŁnther, R. 1997. Typhlopidae vs. Anomalepididae: the identity of Typhlops mutilatus Werner (Reptilia: Serpentes). Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 73(2): 333-342.

Welch, K.R.G. 1994. Snakes of the world: a checklist. 2: boas, pythons, shield-tails and worm snakes. R & A Research & Information, Taunton. 89 pp.