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Syntype of Onychocephalus mossambicus

Date Collected:

[date unknown] prior to 1997-11-13

Africa: Mozambique | [no specific locality data]

Current Identification
Afrotyphlops fornasinii (Bianconi, 1847)
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Lepidosauromorpha Squamata Serpentes Typhlopoidea Typhlopidae
Common Name(s): Fornasini's Blind Snake
Determiner: José Rosado on 2017-06-15
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Previous Identifications
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Lepidosauromorpha Squamata Serpentes Typhlopoidea Typhlopidae
Determiner: [no agent data]
Nature of ID: type ID
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Lepidosauromorpha Squamata Serpentes Typhlopoidea Typhlopidae
Determiner: Bianconii
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: Bianconii/1847

Peters 1854, page 621, Syntype of Onychocephalus mossambicus Peters, 1854 types not specified in text; however, collection information matches
Media type: text, Peters 1854 Description: Bericht über die Verhandlungen der Königlichen Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, 1854

(Media Record)(media file)

Peters 1854 Description: Bericht über die Verhandlungen der Königlichen Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, 1854

Media type: text, Barbour and Loveridge 1929 Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. LXIX no. 10

(Media Record)(media file)

Barbour and Loveridge 1929 Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. LXIX no. 10

  • muse location number: ZR21007

Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (95% ethanol) good in collection 1 History
Remarks: kidney/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) fair in collection 1 History (3)

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

  • None

  • | original ledger entry notes: "Exch. Zool. Mus. Berlin"

  • None

  • Specific Locality:
  • [no specific locality data]
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Mozambique, Portuguese East Africa
  • Georeference:
  • -18.665695, 35.5295620 (Error radius: 1064729m) By: Cleo Falvey on 2021-01-30 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1700-01-01 / 1997-11-13
  • Verbatim Date:
  • [no verbatim date data]
  • Collecting Event Remarks:
  • End of date collected range set to latest date of data entry for a cataloged item in this collecting event
  • Collector:
  • Peters

  • None

Media type: text, Herpetology R-21001; R-21002; R-21003; R-21004; R-21005; R-21006; R-21007; R-21008; R-21009; R-21010; R-21011; R-21012; R-21013; R-21014; R-21015; R-21016; R-21017; R-21018; R-21019; R-21020; R-21021; R-21022; R-21023; R-21024; R-21025 Description: MCZ Herpetology Reptiles 020001-026000, pg.41

(Media Record)(media file)

Ledger page for: MCZ:Herp:R-21001 Description: MCZ Herpetology Reptiles 020001-026000, pg.41

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