Cubatyphlops epactius

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: Cubatyphlops
Species: Cubatyphlops epactius

NameEdit

Cubatyphlops epactius (Thomas, 1968)

  • Holotype: MCZ 92048, adult ♂, collected by Richard Thomas on 24 March 1967.
  • Type locality: “5.4 mi E West End, southern coastal platform, Cayman Brac, [Cayman Islands], British West Indies”.

CombinationsEdit

  • Typhlops biminiensis epactia Thomas, 1968: 715 [original combination, as subspecies]
  • Typhlops epactiusThomas & Hedges, 2007: 13 [subsequent combination, elevate to species]
  • Cubatyphlops epactiusHedges, Marion, Lipp, Marin & Vidal, 2014: 44 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: Cayman Brac Blind Snake