MCZ Herpetology R-92048

Cubatyphlops epactius (Thomas, 1968)

Holotype of Typhlops biminiensis epactia

Date Collected:


Central America: Cayman Islands: West Indies: Cayman Brac | 5.4 mi E West End

Current Identification
Cubatyphlops epactius (Thomas, 1968)
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Lepidosauromorpha Squamata Serpentes Typhlopoidea Typhlopidae
Common Name(s): Cayman Brac Blindsnake
Determiner: José Rosado on 2017-06-19
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Previous Identification
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Lepidosauromorpha Squamata Serpentes Typhlopoidea Typhlopidae
Determiner: Thomas
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Thomas/1968

  • field number: V11670
  • muse location number: ZR92048

Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (95% ethanol) good in collection 1 History
Remarks: 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
sex male By: Richard Thomas
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Rina Morisawa 2021-10-29

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  • Continent:
  • Central America
  • Country:
  • Cayman Islands
  • Island Group:
  • West Indies
  • Island:
  • Cayman Brac
  • Sovereign Nation:
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Specific Locality:
  • 5.4 mi E West End
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Cayman Is.: Cayman Brac: 5.4 mi. E West End, southern coastal platform
  • Habitat Description:
  • southern coastal platform
  • Georeference:
  • 19.6833140°, -79.799958° (Error radius: 8409m) By: Brendan Haley on 2019-03-25 (Source: GEOLocate batch georeferencing, 2019-03-25)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1967-03-24
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 24/3/1967-24/3/1967
  • Collector:
  • Richard Thomas

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Media type: text; Herpetology R-92001;  R-92002;  R-92003;  R-92004;  R-92005;  R-92006;  R-92007;  R-92008;  R-92009;  R-92010;  R-92011;  R-92012;  R-92013;  R-92014;  R-92015;  R-92016;  R-92017;  R-92018;  R-92019;  R-92020;  R-92021;  R-92022;  R-92023;  R-92024;  R-92025;  R-92026;  R-92027;  R-92028;  R-92029;  R-92030;  R-92031;  R-92032;  R-92033;  R-92034;  R-92035;  R-92036;  R-92037;  R-92038;  R-92039;  R-92040;  R-92041;  R-92042;  R-92043;  R-92044;  R-92045;  R-92046;  R-92047;  R-92048;  R-92049;  R-92050 Description: MCZ Herpetology Reptiles 085401-095300, pg.133;

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