Afrotyphlops schlegelii

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Afrotyphlops schlegelii

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 schlegelii
Subspecies (2): A. s. petersi – A. s. schlegelii

Name[edit]

  • Afrotyphlops schlegelii (Bianconi, 1849)

Holotype: IBI, collected by C. Fornasini between 1842–1847.

Type locality: “Mozambico”, restricted to “Inhambane, Mozambique” by Roux-Estève (1974: 165).

Combinations[edit]

  • Typhylops [sic] schlegelii Bianconi, 1849: 106 [original combination]
  • Typhlops (Onychocephalus) schlegeliJan, 1863: 13 [subsequent combination]
  • Onychocephalus schlegeliiBocage, 1873: 250 [subsequent combination]
  • Rhinotyphlops schlegeliiBellairs, 1969: 100 [subsequent combination]
  • Megatyphlops schlegeliiBroadley & Wallach, 2009: 48 [subsequent combination]
  • Afrotyphlops schlegeliiHedges, Marion, Lipp, Marin & Vidal, 2014: 20 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Schlegel’s Giant Blind Snake