Afrotyphlops nanus

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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 nanus

Name[edit]

Holotype: BMNH 1897.11.17.16, adult ♂, collected by C. Stuart Betton during construction of the Uganda Railway about 1896.

Type locality: “Samburu, Coast Province, southeastern Kenya (39º17’S, 3°47’E), elevation 295 m.”

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Kenyan Dwarf Blind-snake