Amerotyphlops reticulatus

Amerotyphlops reticulatus

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Typhlopoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
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: Typhlopinae
Genus: Amerotyphlops
Species: Amerotyphlops reticulatus

NameEdit

Amerotyphlops reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

  • Lectotype (icnotype): figure 4 of plate 747 of Scheuchzer. [designated by Bauer (2012: 68)]
  • Neotype: RMNH 7660, subadult ♂, collected on 3 April 1939, donated to the museum by H.W.C. Cossee. [designated by Dixon & Hendricks (1979: 25), invalid by Bauer (2012: 68)]
  • Type locality: “America”, redesigned by neotype designation as “Paramaribo, Suriname” by Dixon & Hendricks (1979: 25), invalid by Bauer (2012: 68).

CombinationsEdit

  • Anguis reticulata Linnaeus, 1758: 228 [original combination]
  • Typhlops reticulatusDuméril & Bibron, 1844: 282 [subsequent combination]
  • Amerotyphlops reticulatusHedges, Marion, Lipp, Marin & Vidal, 2014: 44 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: Reticulate Worm Snake
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