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oa African Zoology - Colour change in Leptotyphlops scutifrons (Peters) and notes on its defensive behaviour

Volume 2, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1562-7020
  • E-ISSN: 2224-073X

 

Abstract

Two live Leptotyphlops scutifrons, collected at Serowe, recently reached me packed in a tin which contained damp earth. The specimens were uniformly black, remaining this colour for a week while housed in a jar that had been filled with moist moss. Within minutes of taking the specimens out of this jar and allowing� them unrestricted movement in an area illuminated for photography, their colour changed to basically silver.

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1966-08-01
2019-09-17

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