Namibiana gracilior

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: Leptotyphlopidae
Genus: Namibiana
Species: Namibiana gracilior

NameEdit

Syntypes (11): BMNH 1946.1.16.51 (formerly BMNH 1910.8.5.2), BMNH 1946.1.16.93 (formerly BMNH 1910.8.5.3), SAM 2398, SAM 2418–19, SAM 3359, SAM 9182, SAM 9184, SAM 8068, SAM 43241 and SAM 43542.

Type locality: “Cape Colony, South Africa. Van Rynsdorp (A.W. Rogers); Matjesfontein (Purcell); Clanwilliam (Leipoldt)”

CombinationsEdit

  • Glauconia gracilior Boulenger, 1910: 524 [original combination]
  • Leptotyphlops graciliorFitzSimons, 1946: 355 [subsequent combination]
  • Namibiana graciliorAdalsteinsson, Branch, Trape, Vitt & Hedges, 2009: 13 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: Slender Thread Snake