Myriopholis boueti

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Range: Northwestern Africa, from Senegal to Chad and northern Cameroon

 

Bouet’s worm snake is a recorded from a massive sub-Saharan band in northern Africa, from the western coast east to Chad, but it is yet very little-studied and without any reliable reference images to be found. No information could be located on size, coloration, or distinguishing features for this species.

 

Habitat: unknown, presumed to be sub-Saharan savannahs and forests under soil and litter.

 

Prey: Unknown, likely ant and termite larvae.

 

Lifespan and reproduction: lifespan unknown, likely under 7 years. Oviparous.

Sources: https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/32483-Myriopholis-boueti

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/271072904_Geographic_Distribution_Myriopholis_boueti_Bouet's_Worm_Snake_Republic_of_Cameroon_First_country_record

https://reptile-database.reptarium.cz/species?genus=Myriopholis&species=boueti

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