Afrotyphlops angolensis

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Typhlopoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Superfamilia: Typhlopoidea

Familia: Typhlopidae
Subfamilia: Afrotyphlopinae
Genus: Afrotyphlops
Species: Afrotyphlops angolensis

Name[edit]

  • Afrotyphlops angolensis (Bocage, 1866)

Holotype: MB T79.1134, collected by F.A.P. Bayão between 1862–1866. [destroyed by fire 18 March 1978]

Type locality: “le districto do Duque du Bragança, situado na latitude de Loanda, porém umas 75 leguas para o interior, Portuguesas Africa occidental”.

Combinations[edit]

  • Onychocephalus angolensis Bocage, 1866: 46 [nomen nudum]
  • Onychocephalus angolensis Bocage, 1866: 65 [original combination]
  • Typhlops angolensisLaurent, 1954: 296 [subsequent combination]
  • Rhinotyphlops angolensisBroadley & Wallach, 2000: 167 [subsequent combination]
  • Afrotyphlops angolensisBroadley & Wallach, 2009: 20 [subsequent combination]

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Bocage, J.V.B. du 1866. Lista dos reptis das possessões portuguezas d'Africa occidental que existem no Museu Lisboa. Jornal de Sciencias, Mathematicas, Physicas e Naturaes 1: 37–56. BHL
  • Bocage, J.V.B. du 1866. Reptiles nouveaux ou peu connus recueillis dans les possessions portugaises de l’Afrique occidentale, qui se trouvent au Muséum de Lisbonne. Jornal de Sciencias, Mathematicas, Physicas e Naturaes 1(1): 57–78. BHL
  • Laurent, R.F. 1956. Contribution à l'herpetologie de la région des Grandes Lacs de l'Afrique centrale. Ann. Mus. Roy. Congo Belge (Sci. Zool.) 48: 1–390.
  • Broadley, D.G. & Wallach, V. 2009. A review of the eastern and southern African blind-snakes (Serpentes: Typhlopidae), excluding Letheobia Cope, with the description of two new genera and a new species. Zootaxa 2255: 1–100. Abstract & excerpt Reference page

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Angola Blind Snake