Afrotyphlops schmidti

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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 schmidti

Name[edit]

  • Afrotyphlops schmidti (Laurent, 1956)

Holotype: MRAC 17996, collected by IRSAC between 11–14 December 1950.

Type locality: “Nyunzu, Terr. D’Albertville, Tanganika”, Tanzania.

Combinations[edit]

  • Typhlops schmidti Laurent, 1956: 418 [original combination, as subspecies]
  • Rhinotyphlops schmidtiBroadley & Wallach, 2000: 167 [subsequent combination]
  • Afrotyphlops schmidtiBroadley & Wallach, 2009: 43 [subsequent combination]

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Laurent, R.F. 1956. Contribution à l'herpetologie de la région des Grandes Lacs de l'Afrique centrale. Annales du Musée Royal du Congo Belge: Sciences Zoologiques 48: 1–390.
  • Broadley, D.G. & Wallach, V. 2009. A review of the eastern and southern African blind-snakes (Serpentes: Typhlopidae), excluding Letheobia Cope, with the description of two new genera and a new species. Zootaxa 2255: 1–100. Abstract & excerpt Reference page

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Schmidt’s Blind Snake