Afrotyphlops tanganicanus

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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 tanganicanus

Name[edit]

  • Afrotyphlops tanganicanus (Laurent, 1964)

Holotype: MCZ 57439, ♀, collected by C.J.P. Ionides between 11 March–26 April 1958.

Type locality: “Liwale, Tanganyika”, Tanzania.

Combinations[edit]

  • Typhlops schmidti tanganicanus Laurent, 1964: 418 [original combination, as subspecies]
  • Typhlops tanganicanusWallach, 1998: 445 [subsequent combination, elevate to species]
  • Rhinotyphlops tanganicanusBroadley & Wallach, 2000: 167 [subsequent combination]
  • Afrotyphlops tanganicanusBroadley & Wallach, 2009: 44 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Liwale Blind Snake