Afrotyphlops platyrhynchus

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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 platyrhynchus

Name[edit]

Syntypes (4): MCZ 39798 (formerly ZMB 20729d), ZMB 20729, ZMB 63442 (formerly 20729A), ZMB 63443 (formerly 20729B), collected by Martienssen.

Type locality: “Tanga, Deutsch-Ostafrika [=Tanzania]”.

Combinations[edit]

  • Typhlops platyrhynchus Sternfeld, 1910: 69 [original combination]
  • Afrotyphlops platyrhynchusHedges, Marion, Lipp, Marin & Vidal, 2014: 20 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Tanga Blind Snake