Typhlosaurus lomiae

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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: Acontinae
Genus: Typhlosaurus
Species: Typhlosaurus lomiae


  • Typhlosaurus lomiae Haacke, 1986: 228

Holotype: TM 56116, collected by W.D. Haacke and H.L. Wessels on 10 October 1982.

Type locality: “Farm Schulpfontein, 472 Nanlaqualand District, Cape Province [= Northern Cape], South Africa, 30°05'S, 17°14'E, altitude just below 100 m, about 5 km inland from the coast”.


Primary references[edit]

  • Haacke, W.D. 1986. Description of a new species of Typhlosaurus Wiegmann, 1834 (Reptilia: Scincidae) from the west coast of southern Africa, with new records of related species. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 34(9) 227–235.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Lomi's Blind Legless Skink