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notoryctus typhlops

Typhlops

Common names: blind snakes, blindsnakes.
Typhlops is a genus of blind snakes found in Europe, Africa, Asia and Central and South America. Currently, 120 species are recognized.

Geographic range

Found in southeastern Europe, the Middle East, tropical and subtropical Asia, most of Africa, Madagascar and certain islands of the Indian Ocean, the Philippines, Moluccas, New Guinea, Central America, South America and the West Indies.

Species

Species Taxon author Subsp.* Common name Geographic range
T. andamanensis Stoliczka, 1871 0 Andaman worm snake
T. angolensis (Bocage, 1866) 0
T. arenarius (Grandidier, 1872) 0
T. ater Schlegel, 1839 0
T. beddomii Boulenger, 1890 0 Beddome's worm snake
T. bibronii (Smith, 1846) 0
T. biminiensis Richmond, 1955 1
T. bipartitus Sauvage, 1879 0
T. bisubocularis Boettger, 1893 0
T. bothriorhynchus Günther, 1864 0
T. boulengeri Bocage, 1893 0
T. brongersmianus Vanzolini, 1976 0 Burrowing snake
T. canlaonensis Taylor, 1917 0
T. capitulatus Richmond, 1964 0
T. cariei Hoffstetter, 1946 0
T. castanotus Wynn & Leviton, 1993 0
T. catapontus Thomas, 1966 0
T. caymanensis Sackett, 1940 0
T. ceylonicus Smith, 1943 0
T. coecatus Jan, 1863 0
T. collaris Wynn & Leviton, 1993 0
T. comorensis Boulenger, 1889 0
T. congestus (Duméril & Bibron, 1844) 0
T. conradi Peters, 1874 0
T. costaricensis Jiménez & Savage, 1963 0
T. cuneirostris Peters, 1879 0
T. decorosus Buchholz & Peters, 1875 0
T. decorsei Mocquard, 1901 0
T. depressiceps Sternfeld, 1913 0
T. diardii Schlegel, 1839 0 Diard's blindsnake
T. domergnei Wilhelm Roux-Estève, 1980 0
T. dominicanus Stejneger, 1904 1
T. elegans Peters, 1868 0
T. epactius Thomas, 1968 0
T. exiguus Jan, 1864 0 Belgaum worm snake
T. floweri Boulenger, 1899 0
T. fornasinii Bianconi, 1847 0
T. fredparkeri Wallach, 1996 0
T. giadinhensis Bourret, 1937 0
T. gierrai Mocquard, 1897 0
T. gonavensis Richmond, 1964 0
T. granti Ruthven & Gaige, 1935 0 Grant's blind snake
T. grivensis Hoffstetter, 1946 0
T. hectus Thomas, 1974 0
T. hedraeus Savage, 1950 0
T. hypogius Savage, 1950 0
T. hypomethes Hedges & Thomas, 1991 0 Coastal blindsnake
T. hypsobothrius Werner, 1917 0
T. inornatus Boulenger, 1888 0
T. jamaicensis (Shaw, 1802) 0
T. jerdoni Boulenger, 1890 0 Jerdon's worm snake
T. khoratensis Taylor, 1962 0
T. klemmeri Taylor, 1962 0
T. koekkoeki Brongersma, 1934 0
T. koshunensis Oshima, 1916 0
T. kraalii Doria, 1874 0
T. lankaensis Taylor, 1947 0
T. lehneri Roux, 1926 0
T. leucomelas Boulenger, 1890 0
T. leucostictus Boulenger, 1898 0
T. lineolatus Jan, 1863 0
T. loveridgei Constable, 1949 0 Loveridge's worm snake
T. lumbricalisT (Linnaeus, 1758) 0
T. luzonensis Taylor, 1919 0
T. madagascariensis Boettger, 1877 0
T. malcolmi Taylor, 1947 0
T. manilae Taylor, 1919 0
T. manni Loveridge, 1941 0
T. marxi Wallach, 1993 0
T. mcdowelli Wallach, 1996 0
T. microstomus Cope, 1866 0
T. minuisquamus Dixon & Hendricks, 1979 0
T. mirus Jan, 1860 0
T. monastus Thomas, 1966 1
T. monensis Schmidt, 1926 0 Mona blind snake
T. mucronatus Boettger, 1880 0
T. oatesii Boulenger, 1890 0 Andaman Island worm snake
T. obtusus Peters, 1865 0
T. ocularis Parker, 1927 0
T. oligolepis Wall, 1909 0 Few-scaled worm snake
T. pammeces Günther, 1864 0 Peninsular worm snake
T. paucisquamus Dixon & Hendricks, 1979 0
T. platycephalus Duméril & Bibron, 1844 0 Flat-headed blindsnake
T. platyrhynchus Sternfeld, 1910 0
T. porrectus Stoliczka, 1871 0 Slender worm snake
T. punctatus (Leach, 1819) 1
T. pusillus Barbour, 1914 0
T. reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758) 0
T. reuteri Boettger, 1881 0
T. richardii Duméril & Bibron, 1844 0 Richard's blind snake
T. rondoensis Loveridge, 1942 0
T. rostellatus Stejneger, 1904 0 Puerto Rican wetland blind snake
T. ruber Boettger, 1897 0
T. ruficaudus (Gray, 1845) 0
T. schmidti Laurent, 1956 1
T. schmutzi Auffenberg, 1980 0
T. schwartzi Thomas, 1989 0
T. siamensis Günther, 1864 0
T. socotranus Boulenger, 1889 0
T. steinhausi Werner, 1909 0
T. sulcatus Cope, 1868 0 Sulcate blind snake
T. syntherus Thomas, 1965 0
T. tasymicris Thomas, 1974 0
T. tenebrarum Taylor, 1947 0
T. tenuicollis (Peters, 1864) 0
T. tenuis Salvin, 1860 0
T. tetrathyreus Thomas, 1989 0
T. thurstoni Boettger, 1890 0
T. tindalli Smith, 1943 0
T. titanops Thomas, 1989 0
T. trangensis Taylor, 1962 0
T. trinitatus Richmond, 1965 0 Trinidad worm snake
T. uluguruensis Barbour & Loveridge, 1928 0
T. unilineatus (Duméril & Bibron, 1844) 0
T. veddae Taylor, 1947 0
T. vermicularis Merrem, 1820 0
T. violaceus Taylor, 1947 0
T. wilsoni Wall, 1908 0
T. yonenagae Rodriques, 1991 0
T. zenkeri Sternfeld, 1908 0
*) Not including the nominate subspecies.
T) Type species.

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Images of a Typhlops from Binnaguri, North Bengal, India.

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