Boulengerula niedeni

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Boulengerula niedeni

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Gymnophiona 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Gymnophiona

Familia: Caeciliidae
Subfamilia: Caeciliinae
Genus: Boulengerula
Species: Boulengerula niedeni

Name[edit]

Boulengerula niedeni Müller, Measey, Loader & Malonza, 2005

Type locality: "approximately 100 m behind the matatu (bus) terminus at Mwalangi shopping centre, Sagalla Hills, Taita-Taveta District, Kenya... dug up from underneath a banana plant on a local shambe (small agricultural holding) at approximately 1080 m above sea leve (S03° 30.76´, E38° 34.59´)".

Holotype: NMK A/4294.

References[edit]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Nieden's Caecilian