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Afrotyphlops  Broadley and Wallach, 2009
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1116032

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Megatyphlops Broadley and Wallach, 2009
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2019   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderSerpentes Linnaeus, 1758 – Snakes, cobra, serpente, serpents  
                               InfraorderScolecophidia Cope, 1864  
                                  FamilyTyphlopidae Merrem, 1820 – Blind Snakes, Typical Blind Snakes, Blindsnakes  
                                     SubfamilyAfrotyphlopinae Hedges, Marion, Lipp, Marin and Vidal, 2014  
                                        GenusAfrotyphlops Broadley and Wallach, 2009  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Afrotyphlops angolensis (Bocage, 1866) – Angola Blind Snake 
                                           Species Afrotyphlops anomalus (Bocage, 1873) – Angolan Giant Blind-snake, Anomalous Beaked Snake 
                                           Species Afrotyphlops bibronii (A. Smith, 1846) – Bibron's Blind Snake 
                                           Species Afrotyphlops blanfordii (Boulenger, 1889) – Blanford's Blind-snake 
                                           Species Afrotyphlops brevis (Scortecci, 1929) – Somali Giant Blind-snake 
                                           Species Afrotyphlops calabresii (Gans and Laurent, 1965) – Calabresi's Blind-snake 
                                           Species Afrotyphlops chirioi Trape, 2019  
                                           Species Afrotyphlops congestus (A. M. C. Duméril and Bibron, 1844) – Blotched Blind Snake 
                                           Species Afrotyphlops cuneirostris (Peters, 1879) – Wedgenose Worm Snake, Wedge-snouted Blind-snake 
                                           Species Afrotyphlops elegans (Peters, 1868) – Elegant Worm Snake 
                                           Species Afrotyphlops fornasinii (Bianconi, 1847) – Fornasini's Blind Snake 
                                           Species Afrotyphlops gierrai (Mocquard, 1897) – Usambara Spotted Worm Snake 
                                           Species Afrotyphlops kaimosae (Loveridge, 1935) – Kakamega Blind-snake 
                                           Species Afrotyphlops liberiensis (Hallowell, 1848) – Guinea Blind Snake 
                                           Species Afrotyphlops lineolatus (Jan, 1864) – Lineolate Blind Snake, Common Lined Worm Snake 
                                           Species Afrotyphlops mucruso (Peters, 1854) – Zambezi Blind Snake 
                                           Species Afrotyphlops nanus Broadley and Wallach, 2009 – Kenyan Dwarf Blind-snake 
                                           Species Afrotyphlops nigrocandidus (Broadley and Wallach, 2000)  
                                           Species Afrotyphlops obtusus (Peters, 1865) – Southern Gracile Blind-snake 
                                           Species Afrotyphlops platyrhynchus (Sternfeld, 1910) – Tanga Worm Snake 
                                           Species Afrotyphlops punctatus (Leach, 1819) – Spotted Blind Snake 
                                           Species Afrotyphlops rondoensis (Loveridge, 1942) – Rondo Worm Snake 
                                           Species Afrotyphlops rouxestevae Trape, 2019  
                                           Species Afrotyphlops schlegelii (Bianconi, 1849) – Schlegel's Giant Blind Snake, Schlegel's Beaked Blind Snake 
                                           Species Afrotyphlops schmidti (Laurent, 1956) – Schmidt's blind-snake 
                                           Species Afrotyphlops steinhausi (Werner, 1909) – Steinhaus' Worm Snake 
                                           Species Afrotyphlops tanganicanus (Laurent, 1964) – Liwale Blind-snake 
                                           Species Afrotyphlops usambaricus (Laurent, 1964) – Usambara Blind-snake 

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Pyron, Robert Alexander, and Van Wallach  
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title: Systematics of the blindsnakes (Serpentes: Scolecophidia: Typhlopoidea) based on molecular and morphological evidence   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, vol. 3829, no. 1   
  Page(s): 1-81   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Notes: doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3829.1.1   
  Reference for: Afrotyphlops   

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