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Holotype of Typhlops scorteccii

Date Collected:

1961-07-25

Africa: Somalia | 10 km S Atgoi

Current Identification
Letheobia scorteccii (Gans and Laurent, 1965)
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Lepidosauromorpha Squamata Serpentes Typhlopoidea Typhlopidae
Determiner: José Rosado on 2017-06-22
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Previous Identification
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Lepidosauromorpha Squamata Serpentes Typhlopoidea Typhlopidae
Determiner: Carl Gans; Laurent
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Gans & Laurent/1965; Identification Made Date: 1965

Gans et al. 1965, page 56, Holotype of Typhlops scorteccii CURR ID = Rhinotyphlops scorteccii Gans & Laurent 1965 Ann Mus Roy Afr Centr ser 8, 134:56

  • collector number: 10039
  • muse location number: ZR74455

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

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  • Continent:
  • Africa
  • Country:
  • Somalia
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • http://vocab.getty.edu/tgn/1000192 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • 10 km S Atgoi
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Somalia: 10 km S Atgoi
  • Georeference:
  • 2.04854700, 45.1208970 (Error radius: 4129m) By: Tsuyoshi Takahashi on 2021-05-25 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1961-07-25
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 25/7/1961-25/7/1961
  • Collector:
  • Carl Gans

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Media type: text, Herpetology R-74455; R-74456; R-74457; R-74458; R-74459; R-74460; R-74461; R-74462; R-74463; R-74464; R-74465; R-74466; R-74467; R-74468; R-74469; R-74470; R-74471; R-74472; R-74473; R-74474; R-74475; R-74476; R-74477; R-74478; R-74479; R-74480; R-74481; R-74482; R-74483; R-74484; R-74485; R-74486; R-74487; R-74488; R-74489; R-74490; R-74491; R-74492; R-74493; R-74494; R-74495; R-74496; R-74497; R-74498; R-74499; R-74500; R-74501; R-74502 Description: MCZ Herpetology Reptiles 070855-075606, pg.76

(Media Record)(media file)

Ledger page for: MCZ:Herp:R-74455 Description: MCZ Herpetology Reptiles 070855-075606, pg.76

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