Ramphotyphlops aluensis (Boulenger, 1887)

Taveuni blind snake, Taveuni blindsnake

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Typhlops aluensis Boulenger, 1887

 

Conservation Status

Last record: before 27 October 1897

Rediscovered in 2003 or before (Morrison, 2003)

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient

 

Distribution

Taveuni Island, Fiji

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Allison, A., Hamilton, A. & Tallowin, O. 2012. Ramphotyphlops aluensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T201751A2714912. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2012.RLTS.T201751A2714912.en. Downloaded on 04 November 2017.

Morrison, C. (2003). A Field Guide to the Herpetofauna of Fiji. Institute of Applied Sciences, University of the South Pacific, Fiji.

Watling, Dick, Wynn, Addison and Zug, George R. (2010). Rediscovery of the Taveuni blind snake. Oryx 44(2): 165-166.

https://naturefiji.org/blind-snake-found-on-taveuni/

https://books.google.com.au/books?id=jpts77fVJ94C&pg=PA217&lpg=PA217&dq=Taveuni+blind+snake&source=bl&ots=dSQa-m1HhN&sig=DdHHvWDjHGpBnATqnwufo3kiFiM&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi38saquK_ZAhVJOJQKHRovCmQQ6AEITTAH#v=onepage&q=Taveuni%20blind%20snake&f=false

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/22815/ramphotyphlops-aluensis

 

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