Afrotyphlops obtusus

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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 obtusus

Name[edit]

  • Afrotyphlops obtusus (Peters, 1865)

Syntypes (2): BMNH 1946.1.11.31–32 (formerly BMNH 1864.10.29.15–16).

Type locality: “Thale des Shireflusses (Mossambique)”.

Combinations[edit]

  • Typhlops (Onychocephalus) obtusus Peters, 1865: 260 [original combination]
  • Letheobia obtusaBroadley & Wallach, 2007: 39 [subsequent combination]
  • Afrotyphlops obtususHedges, Marion, Lipp, Marin & Vidal, 2014: 20 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Southern Gracile Worm Snake