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Madatyphlops cariei Hoffstetter, 1946

Hoffstetter's worm snake

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Typhlops cariei Hoffstetter, 1946

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1600's?

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Mauritius

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: MNHN MAU 1000

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Hoffstetter, R. (1946). Les Typhlopidae fossiles. Bulletin Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris (2) 18(3): 309-315.

 

Other references:

Anthony Cheke & Julian Hume (2008): Lost Land of the Dodo T. & A.D. Poyser.

McDiarmid, R. W., Campbell, J. A. and Touré, T. (1999). Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1. Herpetologists' League. 511 pp.

World Conservation Monitoring Centre. (1996). Typhlops cariei. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 29 January 2012.

https://reptile-database.reptarium.cz/species?genus=Typhlops&species=cariei

https://reptile-database.reptarium.cz/species?genus=Madatyphlops&species=cariei

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/10104/madatyphlops-cariei-hoffstetters-worm-snake

 

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