Afrotyphlops elegans

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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 elegans

Name[edit]

  • Afrotyphlops elegans (Peters, 1868)

Syntypes (3): ZMB 6066 and ZZSDa–b [lost fide Bauer et al. (1995: 79)], collected by H.Horn on 1865.

Type locality: “Prinzens-insel (Ilha de Principe) an der Westküste Africa's”.

Combinations[edit]

  • Typhlops (Ophthalmidion) elegans Peters, 1868: 450 [original combination]
  • Afrotyphlops elegansBroadley & Wallach, 2009: 26 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Elegant Worm Snake