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Myriopholis  Hedges, Adalsteinsson and Branch, 2009
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1107508

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2019   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderSerpentes Linnaeus, 1758 – Snakes, cobra, serpente, serpents  
                               InfraorderScolecophidia Cope, 1864  
                                  FamilyLeptotyphlopidae Stejneger, 1892 – Slender Blind Snakes, Thread Snakes, Threadsnakes  
                                     SubfamilyLeptotyphlopinae Stejneger, 1892  
                                        TribeMyriopholini Hedges, Adalsteinsson and Branch, 2009  
                                           GenusMyriopholis Hedges, Adalsteinsson and Branch, 2009  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Myriopholis adleri (Hahn and Wallach, 1998) – Adler's Worm Snake 
                                              Species Myriopholis albiventer (Hallermann and Rödel, 1995) – White-bellied Worm Snake 
                                              Species Myriopholis algeriensis (Jacquet, 1896)  
                                              Species Myriopholis blanfordii (Boulenger, 1890) – Sindh Thread Snake 
                                              Species Myriopholis boueti (Chabanaud, 1917) – Bouet's Worm Snake 
                                              Species Myriopholis braccianii (Scortecci, 1929) – Scortecci's Blind Snake 
                                              Species Myriopholis burii (Boulenger, 1905) – Bury's Worm Snake, Arabian Blind Snake 
                                              Species Myriopholis cairi (A. M. C. Duméril and Bibron, 1844) – Cairo Blind Snake 
                                              Species Myriopholis erythraeus (Scortecci, 1929) – Eritrean Worm Snake 
                                              Species Myriopholis filiformis (Boulenger, 1899) – Socotra Island Blind Snake 
                                              Species Myriopholis ionidesi (Broadley and Wallach, 2007) – Ionides' Worm Snake 
                                              Species Myriopholis lanzai Broadley, Wade and Wallach, 2014  
                                              Species Myriopholis longicauda (Peters, 1854) – Long-tailed Thread Snake 
                                              Species Myriopholis macrorhyncha (Jan, 1860) – Hook-snouted Worm Snake, Longnosed Worm Snake 
                                              Species Myriopholis macrura (Boulenger, 1903) – Boulenger's Blind Snake 
                                              Species Myriopholis narirostris (Peters, 1867)  
                                              Species Myriopholis nursii (Anderson, 1896) – Nurse's Blind Snake 
                                              Species Myriopholis occipitalis Trape and Chirio, 2019  
                                              Species Myriopholis parkeri (Broadley, 1999) – Parker's Worm Snake 
                                              Species Myriopholis perreti (Roux-Estève, 1979)  
                                              Species Myriopholis rouxestevae (Trape and Mané, 2004) – Roux-Estève's Worm Snake 
                                              Species Myriopholis tanae (Broadley and Wallach, 2007) – Tana Worm Snake 
                                              Species Myriopholis wilsoni (Hahn, 1978) – Wilson's Blind Snake 
                                              Species Myriopholis yemenica (Scortecci, 1933) – Yemen Blind Snake 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Reptile Database (2019), website (version 09-Jul-19)  
  Acquired: 2019   
  Notes: Uetz, P. & Jirí Hosek (eds.), The Reptile Database, (   
  Reference for: Myriopholis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Adalsteinsson, Solny A., William R. Branch, Sébastien Trape, Laurie J. Vitt, and S. Blair Hedges  
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title: Molecular phylogeny, classification, and biogeography of snakes of the family Leptotyphlopidae (Reptilia, Squamata)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, vol. 2244   
  Page(s): 1-50   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Reference for: original description   

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