A new species of Anilios (Scolecophidia: Typhlopidae) from Central Australia
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Zootaxa, vol. 4033, no. 1
DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4033.1.5 ; available online at https://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2015/4033(1).html
As noted by Shea (2015:112), the name as originally published by Robb (1972:39-40) was Ramphotyphlops leptosoma, and although he did not specify the etymology, it ends with the Greek noun 'soma' (meaning body), and under ICZN Arts. 31.2.1-2 it must be considered a noun in aposition, and not changed to match the gender of the genus. Thus, the current combination is Anilios leptosoma, even though the genus is masculine
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