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Distribution

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Continent: Africa
Distribution: S Nigeria, S Cameroon, SE Central African Republic, N Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire), Congo (Brazzaville)
Type locality: œKamerun [Cameroon].
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Steinhaus's blind snake

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Steinhaus's worm snake (Afrotyphlops steinhausi) is a species of snake in the family Typhlopidae.[2][3] The species is endemic to Central Africa.

Etymology

The specific name, steinhausi, is in honor of German marine biologist Carl Otto Steinhaus (1870–1919) of the Naturhistorisches Museum zu Hamburg.[4]

Geographic range

A. steinhausi is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria, and Republic of the Congo.[1]

Reproduction

A. steinhausi is oviparous.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c Species Afrotyphlops steinhausi at The Reptile Database www.reptile-database.org.
  2. ^ "Typhlops ". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved August 16, 2010.
  3. ^ McDiarmid, Roy W.; Campbell, Jonathan A.; Touré, T'Shaka A. (1999). Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, Volume 1. Washington, District of Columbia: Herpetologists' League. 511 pp.
  4. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Typhlops steinhausi, p. 252).
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Steinhaus's blind snake: Brief Summary

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Steinhaus's worm snake (Afrotyphlops steinhausi) is a species of snake in the family Typhlopidae. The species is endemic to Central Africa.

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