Rhinoleptus

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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
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Superfamilia: Typhlopoidea

Familia: Leptotyphlopidae
Genus: Rhinoleptus
Species: R. koniagui – R. parkeri

Name[edit]

Rhinoleptus Orejas-Miranda, Roux-Estève & Guibé, 1970

Type species. Typhlops koniagui Villers, 1956, by monotypy.

References[edit]

  • Orejas-Miranda, B.R., Roux-Estève, M.R. & Guibé, J. 1970: Un nouveau genre de Leptotyphlopides (Ophidia) Rhinoleptus koniagui (Villiers). Comunicaciones Zoologicas del Museo de Historia Natural de Montevideo, 10: 1–4.
  • Solny A. Adalsteinsson, William R. Branch , Sébastien Trape , Laurie J. Vitt & S. Blair Hedges 2009: Molecular phylogeny, classification, and biogeography of snakes of the Family Leptotyphlopidae (Reptilia, Squamata) Zootaxa, 2244: 1–50. pdf

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Villier's Blind Snake