Typhlosaurus meyeri

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Scincoidea 

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: Scincomorpha
Superfamilia: Scincoidea

Familia: Scincidae
Subfamilia: Acontinae
Genus: Typhlosaurus
Species: Typhlosaurus meyeri

NameEdit

Holotype: MTD. [destroyed during WWII]

Neotype: TM 28301. [designated by Broadley (1968)].

Type locality: “Angra Pequena (Deutsch-Sudwest-Afrika)”, redesignated by neotype designation to “Luderitz (= Angra Pequena)” by Broadley (1968).

ReferencesEdit

Primary referencesEdit

  • Boettger, O. 1894. Eine neue Eidechse aus Südwest-Afrika. Abhandlungen und Berichte des Königl. Zoologischen und Anthropologisch-Etnographischen Museums zu Dresden 4: [no page numbers]. BHL

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: Variable Blind Legless Skink