- Common names: Andaman Island worm snake.
is a harmless blind snake species
found in the Cocos Islands
. No subspecies
are currently recognized.
Until recently, this species was only known from the type locality
, which is "Table Island, Cocos Group
" in the Bay of Bengal
. Table Island belongs to Myanmar
. However, Murthay and Chakrapany (1983), reported finding a second specimen from the island of Mayabunder, just off the coast of Middle Andaman Island
, which belongs to India
- Boulenger GA. 1890. The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma. Reptilia and Batrachia. Taylor & Francis, London, xviii, 541 pp.