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Leucism in a Blackish Blind Snake Anilios nigrescens Gray, 1845 in Australia

Matthew Mo


There have been a number of reports of reptiles, including blind snakes, displaying atypical skin coloration as a result of reduced or excessive pigmentation. This note reports on a leucistic blackish blind snake (Anilios nigrescens) from New South Wales, Australia.


pigmentation; skin coloration; Typhlopidae; Australia

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