Myriopholis tanae

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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: Leptotyphlopidae
Genus: Myriopholis
Species: Myriopholis tanae

Name[edit]

Holotype: MCZ 40099, ♂.

Type locality: “village of Ngatana ca. one mile northwest from new village of Wema, in the lower Tana River, Coast Region, Kenya (02°30’S, 40°15’E, elevation 50 m).”

Combinations[edit]

  • Leptotyphlops tanae Broadley & Wallach, 2007: 28 [original combination]
  • Myriopholis tanaeAdalsteinsson, Branch, Trape, Vitt & Hedges, 2009: 12 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Tana Worm Snake