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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Superfamilia: Typhlopoidea

Familia: Anomalepididae
Genus: Anomalepis
Species: A. aspinosus – A. colombia – A. flavapices – A. mexicanus
Anomalepis (Fitzinger, 1843)

Anomalepis is a genus of nonvenomous blind snakes found in Central and South America. Currently, 4 monotypic species are recognized.[2]

Geographic range

Found from southern Central America in Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama, to northwestern South America in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.[1]

Species[2] Taxon author[2] Common name Geographic range[1]
Anomalepis aspinosus Taylor, 1939 Peru.
Anomalepis colombia Marx, 1953 Colombia.
Anomalepis flavapices Peters, 1957 Northwestern Ecuador.
Anomalepis mexicanaT Jan, 1860 Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, and Peru.

T) Type species.[1]

McDiarmid RW, Campbell JA, Touré T. 1999. Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1. Herpetologists' League. 511 pp. ISBN 1-893777-00-6 (series). ISBN 1-893777-01-4 (volume).

"Anomalepis". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 29 August 2007.

External links

Anomalepis at the Reptarium.cz Reptile Database. Accessed 29 August 2007.

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