n African Journal of Herpetology - A specimen of (Jan) from Ghana with a "subocular" (Serpentes : Leptotyphlopidae), with a note on the skull of this species - : short communication

Volume 53, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 2156-4574
  • E-ISSN: 2153-3660
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A specimen of <i>Leptotyphlops bicolor&lt;/i&gt; (Jan) from Mole National Park, Ghana, has the second supralabial in broad contact with the third and it becomes a virtual subocular, excluding the ocular from the lip. This condition was previously considered diagnostic for <i>L. dissimilis&lt;/i&gt; (Bocage), described from the White Nile.

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