Australian Museum Journal Notes on Australian Typhlopidae

Shortform:
Waite, 1893, Rec. Aust. Mus. 2(5): 57–62
Author(s):
Waite, Edgar R.
Year published:
1893
Title:
Notes on Australian Typhlopidae
Serial title:
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume:
2
Issue:
5
Start page:
57
End page:
62
DOI:
10.3853/j.0067-1975.2.1893.1193
Language:
English
Plates:
plate xv
Date published:
30 September 1893
Cover date:
30 September 1893
ISSN:
0067-1975
CODEN:
RAUMAJ
Publisher:
The Australian Museum
Place published:
Sydney, Australia
Digitized:
11 September 2009
Reference number:
1193
EndNote package:
EndNote file
Title page:
Title page (197kb PDF)
Complete work:
Complete work (751kb PDF)

Abstract

It is worthy of remark that no one in Australia has hitherto investigated the Typhlopidae of the continent: the reason probably lies in the fact that only a very small portion of this immense area can be said to be at all adequately known, and scientific workers have ample material of more attractive and better differentiated forms than characterise the Typhlopidae. Although of all snakes this group is admitted to be. the most difficult of determination, some fifteen Australian species are known; all these have, however, been described in Europe: by Gray and

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