MCZ Herpetology R-147336

Amerotyphlops paucisquamus (Dixon, 1979)

Holotype of Typhlops paucisquamus

Date Collected:


South America: Brazil: Pernambuco | [no specific locality data]

Current Identification
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Lepidosauromorpha Squamata Serpentes Typhlopoidea Typhlopidae
Common Name(s): Pernambuco Worm Snake
Determiner: José Rosado on 2017-06-15
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Previous Identification
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Lepidosauromorpha Squamata Serpentes Typhlopoidea Typhlopidae
Determiner: Dixon; Hendricks
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Dixon,Hendricks/1979; Identification Made Date: 1979

Dixon and Hendricks 1979, page 23, Holotype of Typhlops paucisquamus OCE by PGH; PREV#: Duplicate of MCZ-R-1444; TYPE: Dixon & Hendricks, 1979, Zoologische Verhan 173:23, Leiden

  • muse location number: ZR1443
  • previous number: MCZ-R-1444

Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (95% ethanol) good in collection 1 History
Remarks: heart/muscle; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2021-10-29
subsampled by=Rina Morisawa   determined date=2021-10-21   determined by=Rina Morisawa  
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection 1 History

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Rina Morisawa 2021-10-29

  • None

  • OCE by PGH

  • None

  • Continent:
  • South America
  • Country:
  • Brazil
  • State/Province:
  • Pernambuco
  • Specific Locality:
  • [no specific locality data]
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Pernambuco, Brazil
  • Georeference:
  • -8.0500000°, -34.900000° (Error radius: 5.115km) By: CAS (MCZ) on 2004-01-05 (Source: Alexandria Digital Library Gazetteer)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Radial of Feature:
  • 2500 m
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1821-01-01 / 1863-12-21
  • Verbatim Date:
  • [no verbatim date data]
  • Collecting Event Remarks:
  • New begin date from date proven alive (contracted by the Brazilian Museum in 1861) minus 40 year. New end date from date received.
  • Collector:
  • Louis J. Brunet

  • None

Media type: text; Herpetology R-147301;  R-147302;  R-147303;  R-147304;  R-147305;  R-147306;  R-147307;  R-147308;  R-147309;  R-147310;  R-147311;  R-147312;  R-147313;  R-147314;  R-147315;  R-147316;  R-147317;  R-147318;  R-147319;  R-147320;  R-147321;  R-147322;  R-147323;  R-147324;  R-147325;  R-147326;  R-147327;  R-147328;  R-147329;  R-147330;  R-147331;  R-147332;  R-147333;  R-147334;  R-147335;  R-147336;  R-147337;  R-147338;  R-147339;  R-147340;  R-147341;  R-147342;  R-147343;  R-147344;  R-147345;  R-147346;  R-147347;  R-147348;  R-147349;  R-147350 Description: MCZ Herpetology Reptiles 143001-152950, pg.87;

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