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MCZ Herpetology R-32344

Megatyphlops mucruso (Peters, 1854)

Syntype of Typhlops dinga

Date Collected:

[date unknown] prior to 1997-09-26

Africa: Mozambique: Tete | [no specific locality data]

Current Identification
Megatyphlops mucruso (Peters, 1854)
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Lepidosauromorpha Squamata Serpentes Typhlopoidea Typhlopidae
Determiner: José Rosado on 2018-08-21
Nature of ID: expert ID
Previous Identification
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Lepidosauromorpha Squamata Serpentes Typhlopoidea Typhlopidae
Determiner: Peters
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Peters/

Peters 1882, page 98, Syntype of Typhlops dinga types not specified in text; however, collection information matches
Media type: text, Peters 1882 Description: Naturwissenschaftlich Reise nach Mossambique auf befehl Seiner Mäjestat des Königs Friedrich Wilhelm IV in den Jahren 1842 bis 1848 ausgeführt, Zoologie Volume 3: Amphibien

(Media Record)(media file)

Peters 1882 Description: Naturwissenschaftlich Reise nach Mossambique auf befehl Seiner Mäjestat des Königs Friedrich Wilhelm IV in den Jahren 1842 bis 1848 ausgeführt, Zoologie Volume 3: A...

Media type: text, Barbour and Loveridge 1946 Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. XCVI no. 2

(Media Record)(media file)

Barbour and Loveridge 1946 Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. XCVI no. 2

  • collector number: 3942
  • muse location number: ZR32344

Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (95% ethanol) good in collection 1 History
Remarks: kidney?; 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 (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

  • CURR ID = Phinotyphlops schlegelii schlegelii | original ledger entry notes: "Exch. Zool. Mus. Berlin"

  • None

  • Specific Locality:
  • [no specific locality data]
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Tete, Mozambique
  • Georeference:
  • -16.156389, 33.5866670 (Error radius: 301m) By: Nelson Rios on 2019-01-23 (Source: GEOLocate batch georeferencing, 2019-01-23)[Note: a coordinate uncertainty of 301m is given by Biogeomancer and GeoLocate when unable to determine an uncertainty]
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1700-01-01 / 1997-09-26
  • 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-32301; R-32302; R-32303; R-32304; R-32305; R-32306; R-32307; R-32308; R-32309; R-32310; R-32311; R-32312; R-32313; R-32314; R-32315; R-32316; R-32317; R-32318; R-32319; R-32320; R-32321; R-32322; R-32323; R-32324; R-32325; R-32326; R-32327; R-32328; R-32329; R-32330; R-32331; R-32332; R-32333; R-32334; R-32335; R-32336; R-32337; R-32338; R-32339; R-32340; R-32341; R-32342; R-32343; R-32344; R-32345; R-32346; R-32347; R-32348; R-32349; R-32350 Description: MCZ Herpetology Reptiles 032001-044000, pg.7

(Media Record)(media file)

Ledger page for: MCZ:Herp:R-32301 Description: MCZ Herpetology Reptiles 032001-044000, pg.7

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