Xenotyphlops grandidieri Mocquard, 1905:286

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Typhlops grandidieri Mocquard, 1905:286; Xenotyphlops mocquardi Wallach, Mercurio & Andreone, 2007

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1905 or before

Rediscovered in 14 January 2005 (Wallach et al. 2007)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Baie de Sakalava, northern Madagascar

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Mocquard, François. (1905). Note préliminaire sur une collection de reptiles et de Batraciens offerte au Muséum par M. Maurice de Rothschild. Bull. Mus. nation. Hist. nat., Paris 11: 285-288.

 

Other references:

Glaw, Frank and Vences, M. (1994). A Fieldguide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Vences & Glaw Verlag, Köln (ISBN 3-929449-01-3).

Glaw, Frank and Vences, M. (2007). A Fieldguide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Third Edition. Vences & Glaw Verlag, Cologne.

Guibé, J. (1958). Les serpents de Madagascar. Memoires de l’Institut Scientifique de Madagascar 12: 189-260.

Megson, S., Mitchell, P., Köhler, J., Marsh, C., Franzen, M., Glaw, Frank and D'Cruze, N. C. (2009). A comprehensive survey of amphibians and reptiles in the extreme north of Madagascar. Herpetology Notes 2: 31-44.

Vences, M., Glaw, F. and Andreone, F. (2011). Xenotyphlops mocquardi. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 02 February 2014.

Vences, M., Raselimanana, A., Rakotondravony, H. and Glaw, F. (2011). Xenotyphlops grandidieri. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 02 February 2014.

Wallach, V. and Ineich, Ivan. (1996). Redescription of a Rare Malagasy Blind Snake, Typhlops grandidieri Mocquard, with Placement in a New Genus (Serpentes: Typhlopidae). Journal of Herpetology 30(3): 367-376.

Wallach, Van, Mercurio, V. and Andreone, F. (2007). Rediscovery of the enigmatic blind snake genus Xenotyphlops in northern Madagascar, with description of a new species. Zootaxa 1402: 59-68.

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/13078/new-species-xenotyphlops-madagascar

 

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