A revision of the genus Leptotyphlops in northeastern Africa and southwestern Arabia (Serpentes: Leptotyphlopidae)

@article{Broadley2007ARO,
  title={A revision of the genus Leptotyphlops in northeastern Africa and southwestern Arabia (Serpentes: Leptotyphlopidae)},
  author={D. Broadley and V. Wallach},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2007},
  volume={1408},
  pages={1-78}
}
The species of Leptotyphlops in northeastern Africa and southwestern Arabia (i.e. between 18°N and 12°S and between 29°E and 52°E) are revised. Twenty-five species belonging to five species groups are recognised, the taxonomy being based largely on skull morphology and visceral anatomy. Seven new species ( L. ionidesi, L. tanae, L. howelli, L. mbanjensis, L. keniensis, L. aethiopicus and L. nigroterminus ) and one new subspecies (L. scutifrons pitmani ) are described. Wallach & Lanza (2004… Expand
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