Namibiana occidentalis

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 occidentalis

NameEdit

Holotype: TMP 5017, collected by G. van Kerkhoff on 31 March 1912.

Type locality: “Keetmanshoop, Great Namaqualand, South-West Africa”

CombinationsEdit

  • Leptotyphlops occidentalisFitzSimons, 1962: 239 [original combination]
  • Namibiana occidentalisAdalsteinsson, Branch, Trape, Vitt & Hedges, 2009: 13 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: Western Thread Snake