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Hoogmoed, M.S.

AuthorM.S. Hoogmoed
TitleNotes on the herpetofauna of Surinam : V. On a new species of Leptotyphlops from Surinam, with notes on the other Surinam species of the genus (Leptotyphlopidae, Serpentes)
JournalZoologische Mededelingen
AbstractIn the present paper Leptotyphlops collaris nov. spec. from Surinam and French Guiana is described, whereas L. cupinensis Bailey & Carvalho, L. dimidiatus (Jan) and L septemstriatus (Schneider) are reported from Surinam for the first time. A total of six species (the four mentioned above plus L. macrolepis (Peters) and L. tenella Klauber) is now known to occur in Surinam. Of each species a diagnosis and the ranges of variation of a number of characters are provided. At the end of the paper a key facilitating the identification of the Surinam species is given.
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