Afrotyphlops mucruso

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Afrotyphlops mucruso

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 mucruso

Name[edit]

  • Afrotyphlops mucruso (Peters, 1854)

Lectotype: ZMB 3963, collected by W.C.H. Peters between January–June 1845. [designated by Loveridge (1933: 216)]

Type locality: “Tette, Macanga”, restricted by lectotype designation to “Makanga” by Loveridge (1933: 216).

Combinations[edit]

  • Onychocephalus mucruso Peters, 1854: 621 [original combination]
  • Typhlops mucrusoPeters, 1882: 95 [subsequent combination]
  • Rhinotyphlops schlegelii mucroso [sic] — Roux-Estève, 1974: 166 [subsequent combination]
  • Megatyphlops mucrusoBroadley & Wallach, 2009: 52 [subsequent combination]
  • Afrotyphlops mucrusoHedges, Marion, Lipp, Marin & Vidal, 2014: 20 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Zambezi Blind Snake