Afrotyphlops usambaricus

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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 usambaricus

Name[edit]

  • Afrotyphlops usambaricus (Laurent, 1964)

Holotype: MCZ 38699, collected by R.E. Moreau on June 1955.

Type locality: “Amani, Usambara Mtns.[, Tanzania]”.

Combinations[edit]

  • Typhlops boulengeri usambaricus Laurent, 1964: 416 [original combination, as subspecies]
  • Typhlops usambaricusWallach, 1998: 452 [subsequent combination, elevate to species]
  • Rhinotyphlops usambaricusBroadley & Wallach, 2000: 167 [subsequent combination]
  • Afrotyphlops usambaricusBroadley & Wallach, 2009: 41 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Usambara Blind Snake