Rhinotyphlops scortecci

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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 scortecci

Name[edit]

  • Rhinotyphlops scortecci (Gans & Laurent in Gans, Laurent & Pandit, 1965)

Holotype: MCZ R-74455, collected by C. Gans on 25 July 1961.

Type locality: “10km south of Afgoí (40 km south of Mogadiscio), on sand dune road to Merca, Benadir Province, Somali Republic”.

Combinations[edit]

  • Typhlops scorteccii Gans & Laurent, 1965: 56 [original combination]
  • Rhinotyphlops scortecciRoux-Estève, 1965: 246 [subsequent combination]
  • Letheobia scortecciBroadley & Wallach, 2007: 57 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Scortecci’s Blind-snake