Letheobia jubana BROADLEY & WALLACH, 2007
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Letheobia jubana?
|Higher Taxa||Typhlopidae (Afrotyphlopinae), Typhlopoidea, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)|
|Synonym||Letheobia jubana BROADLEY & WALLACH 2007|
Typhlops lineolatus lineolatus – (not JAN) HOEVERS & JOHNSON 1982: 182
Typhlops lineolatus—(not JAN) LANZA 1983: 219, 1990: 430
Afrotyphlops jubanus — HEDGES et al. 2014
Letheobia jubana — PYRON & WALLACH 2014
Type locality: vicinity of Mareri, Juba Sugar Project, west bank of Juba River, Middle Juba region, southern Somalia (00°30’N, 42°46’E, elevation ca. 20 m). Map legend:
- Type locality.
- Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.
NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
|Types||Holotype: CAS 151201, a female, collected by P. M. Johnson, 25 January 1979, in a termite hill.|
|Comment||Habitat. The type series was bulldozed out of termitaria on levees of sandy loam on the west bank of the Juba River. The original vegetation consisted of tall riverine trees with undergrowth of shrubs and creepers.|
|Etymology||named after the type locality.|