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Syntype of Typhlops platyrhynchus

Date Collected:

[date unknown] prior to 1997-10-15

Africa: Tanzania: Tanga | [no specific locality data]

Media type: image, MCZ:Herp:R-39798 Identified as Afrotyphlops platyrhynchus type status Syntype of Typhlops platyrhynchus.

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MCZ:Herp:R-39798 Afrotyphlops platyrhynchus. Syntype.

Media type: image, MCZ:Herp:R-39798 Identified as Afrotyphlops platyrhynchus type status Syntype of Typhlops platyrhynchus.

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MCZ:Herp:R-39798 Afrotyphlops platyrhynchus. Syntype.

Media type: image, MCZ:Herp:R-39798 Identified as Afrotyphlops platyrhynchus type status Syntype of Typhlops platyrhynchus.

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MCZ:Herp:R-39798 Afrotyphlops platyrhynchus. Syntype.

Media type: image, MCZ:Herp:R-39798 Identified as Afrotyphlops platyrhynchus type status Syntype of Typhlops platyrhynchus.

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MCZ:Herp:R-39798 Afrotyphlops platyrhynchus. Syntype.

Media type: image, MCZ:Herp:R-39798 Identified as Afrotyphlops platyrhynchus type status Syntype of Typhlops platyrhynchus.

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MCZ:Herp:R-39798 Afrotyphlops platyrhynchus. Syntype.

Current Identification
Afrotyphlops platyrhynchus (Sternfeld, 1910)
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Lepidosauromorpha Squamata Serpentes Typhlopoidea Typhlopidae
Common Name(s): Tanga 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: Sternfeld
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Sternfeld/1910; Identification Made Date: 1910

Sternfeld 1910, page 69, Syntype of Typhlops platyrhynchus Sternfeld, 1910, Mitt zool Mus Berlin, 1910(5):69. Other syntypes ZMB 20279, 20279A, 20279B

  • muse location number: ZR39798

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

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  • | original ledger entry notes: "Exch. Berlin mus."

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  • Continent:
  • Africa
  • Country:
  • Tanzania
  • State/Province:
  • Tanga
  • Sovereign Nation:
  • Tanzania, United Republic of
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • http://vocab.getty.edu/tgn/1001756 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • [no specific locality data]
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Tanga, Tanganyika Territory
  • Georeference:
  • -5.0666670, 39.1000000 (Error radius: 3.622mi) By: Maureen Flannery on 2005-06-06 (Source: NIMA gazetteer - GNS database.)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Extent:
  • 2.00000
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1700-01-01 / 1997-10-15
  • 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:
  • Martienssen

  • None

Media type: text, Herpetology R-39751; R-39752; R-39753; R-39754; R-39755; R-39756; R-39757; R-39758; R-39759; R-39760; R-39761; R-39762; R-39763; R-39764; R-39765; R-39766; R-39767; R-39768; R-39769; R-39770; R-39771; R-39772; R-39773; R-39774; R-39775; R-39776; R-39777; R-39778; R-39779; R-39780; R-39781; R-39782; R-39783; R-39784; R-39785; R-39786; R-39787; R-39788; R-39789; R-39790; R-39791; R-39792; R-39793; R-39794; R-39795; R-39796; R-39797; R-39798; R-39799; R-39800 Description: MCZ Herpetology Reptiles 032001-044000, pg.156

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Ledger page for: MCZ:Herp:R-39751 Description: MCZ Herpetology Reptiles 032001-044000, pg.156

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