Monopeltis luandae Gans, 1976

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered

 

Distribution

Luanda region, Angola

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Gans, C. (1976). Three new spade-snouted amphisbaenians from Angola (Amphisbaenia, Reptilia). American Museum Novitates 2590: 1-11.

 

Other references:

Branch, William R., Baptista, Ninda and Pinto, Pedro Vaz. (2018). Angolan Amphisbaenians: Rediscovery of Monopeltis luandae Gans 1976, with comments on the type locality of Monopeltis perplexus Gans 1976 (Sauria: Amphisbaenidae). Herpetology Notes 11: 603-606.

Conradie, Werner and Pinto, Pedro Vaz. (2021). A snake with an appetite for the rare: Amblyodipsas polylepis (Bocage, 1873) feeding on the amphisbaenid Monopeltis luandae Gans, 1976. Herpetology Notes 14: 205-207.

 

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