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Continent: Australia
Distribution: Australia (Queensland)
Type locality: Romeo Ck, via Shipton's Flat (15°50'S, 145°14'E) NEQ.
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Anilios robertsi

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Anilios robertsi, also known as Roberts' blind snake, is a species of blind snake that is endemic to Australia. The specific epithet robertsi honours naturalist Lewis Roberts, an honorary consultant of the Queensland Museum and collector of the holotype specimen.[1]

Description

The snake grows to about 29 cm in length.[1] The upper body is purplish-brown, the belly white.[2]

Behaviour

The species is oviparous.[2]

Distribution

The species occurs in the south-eastern Cape York Peninsula in the wet tropics of Far North Queensland. The habitat is open forest dominated by blue gum, brown bloodwood and yellow stringybark. The type locality is Romeo Creek, near Shipton's Flat, some 45 km south of Cooktown.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b "Roberts' blind snake". Australian Reptile Online Database. Stewart Macdonald. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  2. ^ a b c "Anilios obtusifrons ELLIS & DOUGHTY, 2017". Reptile Database. Peter Uetz and Jakob Hallermann. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
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Anilios robertsi: Brief Summary

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Anilios robertsi, also known as Roberts' blind snake, is a species of blind snake that is endemic to Australia. The specific epithet robertsi honours naturalist Lewis Roberts, an honorary consultant of the Queensland Museum and collector of the holotype specimen.

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