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Axial Bifurcation and Duplication in Snakes. Part I. A Synopsis of Authentic and Anecdotal Cases

@inproceedings{Wallach2007AxialBA,
  title={Axial Bifurcation and Duplication in Snakes. Part I. A Synopsis of Authentic and Anecdotal Cases},
  author={V. Wallach},
  year={2007}
}
A review is presented for 950 cases of dicephalism, axial bifurcation, and somatodichotomy in snakes, taken from the primary and secondary literature, museum specimens, press clippings, news reports, the internet, videos, photographs, and postcards. A reliability system of four categories is proposed for reported cases. A checklist of 169 species in 93 genera is presented in addition to the distribution of records within the eight families. Data are analyzed according to their temporal… Expand
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