Melanoseps pygmaeus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Scincoidea 

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: Scincomorpha
Superfamilia: Scincoidea

Familia: Scincidae
Subfamilia: Scincinae
Genus: Melanoseps
Species: Melanoseps pygmaeus

Name[edit]

  • Melanoseps pygmaeus Broadley in Broadley, Whiting & Bauer, 2006: 106

Holotype: NMZB 14846, adult ♀, collected by Pam Cunneyworth on 20 February 1996.

Type locality: “Kambai Forest Reserve (04º59’ S: 38º41’ E), Muheza District, Tanga Region, Tanzania at 580 m”.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Pygmy Limbless Skink