Afrotyphlops kaimosae

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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
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Superfamilia: Typhlopoidea

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

Name[edit]

Holotype: MCZ 40060, ♂, collected by A. Loveridge on 7 March 1934.

Type locality: “Kaimosi Forest, near Friends’ African Mission, Kakamega district, Nyanza Prov., Kenya Colony”.

Combinations[edit]

  • Typhlops kaimosae Loveridge, 1935: 5 [original combination]
  • Afrotyphlops kaimosaeBroadley & Wallach, 2009: 32 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Kakamega Blind Snake