Discovery of two rare specimens of Ramphotyphlops (Serpentes: Scolecophidia: Typhlopidae) in the collection of the Naturhistorisches Museum Wien

Van Wallach, Richard Gemel


Two rare Ramphotyphlops, described in 1934 and 1993 and known only from their respective types, are rediscovered among some unidentified, no data specimens in NMW. Brief descriptions and photographs are provided for these important specimens.


Scolecophidia; Typhlopidae; Ramphotyphlops marxi; Ramphotyphlops supranasalis; NMW

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