Letheobia erythraea

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: Afrotyphlopinae
Genus: Letheobia
Species: Letheobia erythraea

NameEdit

Holotype: MSNM 3353 (formerly MSNM 2015), collected by Captain L. Fossati.

Type locality: “Sanganeiti”, Eritrea.

CombinationsEdit

  • Typhlos [sic] erythraeus Scortecci, 1928: 291 [original combination]
  • Rhinotyphlops erythraeusLargen, 1978: 57 [subsequent combination]
  • Letheobia erythraeaBroadley & Wallach, 2007: 61 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: Eritrean Blind Snake