Rhinotyphlops leucocephalus

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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: Rhinotyphlops
Species: Rhinotyphlops leucocephalus

Name[edit]

  • Rhinotyphlops leucocephalus (Parker, 1930)

Holotype: BMNH 1946.1.11.96 (formerly BMNH 1930.5.9.11), collected by R.H.R. Taylor between 1925–1930.

Type locality: “Las Anod (8º28’N. x 47°21’E.), 2400 ft., British Somaliland”.

Combinations[edit]

  • Typhlops leucocephalus Parker, 1930: 605 [original combination]
  • Rhinotyphlops leucocephalusRoux-Estève, 1974: 183 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: White-headed Beaked Blind Snake