Boulengerula taitanus Loveridge, 1935,

Miracle, Eulàlia Gassó, Van, Lars W., Ostende, Den Hoek & Arntzen, Jan Willem, 2007, Type specimens of amphibians in the National Museum of Natural History, Leiden, The Netherlands, Zootaxa 1482, pp. 25-68: 31

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Boulengerula taitanus Loveridge, 1935


Boulengerula taitanus Loveridge, 1935 

Loveridge, 1935. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 79: 16. Current name: Boulengerula taitana Loveridge, 1935 

Paratype: RMNH 6436 B (formerly MCZ 20024View Materials), 1 spec. Loc.: “Mt. Mbobolo, Taita Mts., Kenya ”. Ex: Museum of Comparative Zoology.

Remarks. Originally there were two specimens in RMNH 6436. One of these ( RMNH 6436 A, formerly MCZ 20016View Materials) seems to have been lost. The holotype and paratypes are in the Museum of Comparative Zoology in Cambridge, Massachusetts ( MCZ 20001View Materials and MCZ 20002View Materials -20015, 20017- 20023, respectively).


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