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Aparallactus nigriceps Peters, 1854

Mozambique centipede-eater

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Uriechis nigriceps Peters, 1854; Aparallactus nigriceps Boulenger, 1895; Aparallactus nigriceps Broadley, 1990; Aparallactus capensis nigriceps Welch, 1994; Aparallactus nigriceps Bauer et al. 1995

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1800's
Rediscovered on 15 June 2011

 

Distribution

Mozambique (south-east)

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

Type locality: “Tette” [Mozambique]

Syntypes:

ZMB 4809
ZMB 9972

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Peters, W. C. H. (1854). Diagnosen neuer Batrachier, welche zusammen mit der früher (24. Juli und 17. August) gegebenen Übersicht der Schlangen und Eidechsen mitgetheilt werden. Ber. Bekanntmach. Geeignet. Verhandl. Königl.-Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1854: 614-628.

 

Other references:

Pietersen, Darren W. (2014). New distribution records of herpetofauna in Mozambique south of the Zambezi River, including additional records from Parque Nacional de Banhine. Annals of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History 4: 174-180.

Uetz, P. et al., The Reptile Database, https://www.reptile-database.org , accessed December 11, 2010.

https://reptile-database.reptarium.cz/species?genus=Aparallactus&species=nigriceps

 

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