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Taxonomy of the family Typhlopidae
Bibliography of the genus Antillotyphlops
Biodiversity of the family Typhlopidae








Genus
Antillotyphlops

Eastern Antillean Blind Snakes

Ostkaribische Blindschlangen

Østcaribiske Ormeslanger

2014 Antillotyphlops Hedges, Marion, Lipp, Marin & Vidal (type species: Typhlops hypomethes Hedges & Thomas 1991)
Contents: 12 species, of which 9 (75.0%) are endemic.
Remarks: Synonymized with Typhlops by Pyron & Wallach (2014), but revalidated by Nagy, Marion, Glaw, Miralles, Nopper, Vences & Hedges (2015).
Distribution: West Indies.
Reported from: Antigua & Barbuda (Antigua, Barbuda), British Virgin Islands (incl. Anegada), Dominica, Guadeloupe, Montserrat, Puerto Rico (incl. Culebra, Mona, Vieques), Saint Barthelemy, Saint Kitts & Nevis (Nevis, Saint Kitts), Turks & Caicos Islands (Caicos Islands, Turks Islands), U.S. Virgin Islands (incl. St. Croix).

Antillotyphlops annae

Saint Barts Blind Snake

Saint-Barts-Blindschlange

Saint Barts-ormeslange

1999 Typhlops annae Breuil
Antillotyphlops annae Hedges, Marion, Lipp, Marin & Vidal 2014

Distribution: Saint Barthelemy.


Antillotyphlops catapontus

Anegada Blind Snake, (Virgin Gorda Blind Snake, British Virgin Islands Blind Snake)

Anegada-Blindschlange

Anegada-ormeslange

1966 Typhlops richardi catapontus Thomas
Typhlops catapontus Hedges & Thomas 1991
Antillotyphlops catapontus Hedges, Marion, Lipp, Marin & Vidal 2014

Remarks: Previously included naugus. Records from Virgin Gorda refer to naugus (Hedges & Thomas 1991). The Necker Island population of richardi may belong to catapontus (Perry & Gerber 2006), as which it was listed by Henderson & Powell (2009) and Edgar (2010).
Distribution: British Virgin Islands (Anegada).


Antillotyphlops dominicanus

Dominica Blind Snake

Dominica-Blindschlange

Dominica-ormeslange

1904 Typhlops dominicana Stejneger
Antillotyphlops dominicanus Hedges, Marion, Lipp, Marin & Vidal 2014

Remarks: Previously included guadeloupensis. Records from Guadeloupe refer to guadeloupensis (Rudman & Powell 2010).
Distribution: Dominica.


Antillotyphlops geotomus

Leeward Blind Snake

Antigua-Blindschlange

Antigua-ormeslange

1966 Typhlops monastus geotomus Thomas
Typhlops geotomus Vidal, Marin, Morini, Donnellan, Branch, Thomas, Vences, Wynn, Cruaud & Hedges 2010
Antillotyphlops geotomus Hedges, Marion, Lipp, Marin & Vidal 2014

Distribution: Antigua & Barbuda (Antigua, Barbuda), Saint Kitts & Nevis (Nevis, Saint Kitts).


Antillotyphlops granti

Guanica Blind Snake

Guanica-Blindschlange

Guanica-ormeslange

1935 Typhlops granti Ruthven & Gaige
Antillotyphlops granti Hedges, Marion, Lipp, Marin & Vidal 2014

Distribution: Puerto Rico.


Antillotyphlops guadeloupensis

Guadeloupe Blind Snake

Guadeloupe-Blindschlange

Guadeloupe-ormeslange

1966 Typhlops guadeloupensis Richmond
Typhlops dominicana guadeloupensis Schwartz & Henderson 1988
Antillotyphlops guadeloupensis Hedges, Marion, Lipp, Marin & Vidal 2014

Remarks: Revalidated as a separate species by Breuil (2002) and Henderson (2004).
Distribution: Guadeloupe.


Antillotyphlops hypomethes

Puerto Rican Coastal Blind Snake, Coastal Dwarf Blind Snake

Puertoricanische Küsten-Blindschlange

Puertoricansk Kystormeslange

1991 Typhlops hypomethes Hedges & Thomas
Antillotyphlops hypomethes Hedges, Marion, Lipp, Marin & Vidal 2014

Distribution: Puerto Rico (incl. Vieques).


Antillotyphlops monastus

Montserrat Blind Snake

Montserrat-Blindschlange

Montserrat-ormeslange

1966 Typhlops monastus monastus Thomas
Antillotyphlops monastus Hedges, Marion, Lipp, Marin & Vidal 2014

Remarks: Previously included geotomus.
Distribution: Montserrat.


Antillotyphlops monensis

Mona Blind Snake

Mona-Blindschlange

Mona-ormeslange

1926 Typhlops monensis Schmidt
Antillotyphlops monensis Hedges, Marion, Lipp, Marin & Vidal 2014

Distribution: Puerto Rico (Mona).


Antillotyphlops naugus

Virgin Gorda Blind Snake

Virgin-Gorda-Blindschlange

Virgin Gorda-ormeslange

1966 Typhlops richardi naugus Thomas
Typhlops naugus Thomas & Hedges 2007
Antillotyphlops naugus Hedges, Marion, Lipp, Marin & Vidal 2014

Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of richardi (e.g., Schwartz & Henderson 1991) or, more recently, of catapontus (e.g., Hedges & Thomas 1991; McDiarmid, Campbell & Touré 1999).
Distribution: British Virgin Islands.


Antillotyphlops platycephalus

Puerto Rican White-tailed Blind Snake, Puerto Rican Forest Blindsnake

Puertoricanische Weißschwanz-Blindschlange

Puertoricansk Hvidhalet Ormeslange

1844 Typhlops platycephalus Dumeril & Bibron
Typhlops richardi platycephala Thomas 1965
Antillotyphlops platycephalus Hedges, Marion, Lipp, Marin & Vidal 2014

Remarks: Revalidated as a separate species by Hedges & Thomas (1991).
Distribution: Puerto Rico (incl. Vieques), Turks & Caicos Islands (Caicos Islands, Turks Islands).


Antillotyphlops richardi

Virgin Islands Blind Snake

Virgin-Islands-Blindschlange

Virgin Islands-ormeslange

1844 Typhlops richardi Dumeril & Bibron
Antillotyphlops richardi Hedges, Marion, Lipp, Marin & Vidal 2014

Remarks: Previously included catapontus, naugus, platycephalus, and populations now known as hypomethes. Records from mainland Puerto Rico, Vieques, Anegada, and Virgin Gorda refer to these species. The Necker Island population may belong to catapontus (Perry & Gerber 2006).
Distribution: British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico (incl. Culebra), Turks & Caicos Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands (incl. St. Croix).