Afrotyphlops brevis

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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 brevis

Name[edit]

Holotype: MSNM 748 (formerly MSNM 2033), collected by L. Luppi on 25 January 1926.

Type locality: “Chisimajo, Somalia Italiana”.

Combinations[edit]

  • Typhlops brevis Scortecci, 1929: 267 [original combination]
  • Megatyphlops brevisBroadley & Wallach, 2009: 56 [subsequent combination]
  • Afrotyphlops brevisHedges, Marion, Lipp, Marin & Vidal, 2014: 20 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Somali Giant Blind Snake