Classification
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  • Chinese (Simplified)
    • 盲蛇科
  • Spanish
    • Culebrillas ciegas
  • English
    • Typical Blind Snakes
  • Scientific Names
    • Typhlopidae
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 盲蛇科

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Brahminy Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops braminus

Observer

michiko

Date

March 24, 2016 11:14 AM EDT

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Photos / Sounds

What

Brahminy Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops braminus

Observer

natureinla

Date

November 25, 2016 04:09 PM PST

Description

"This morning we found this little guy in our bathroom. No idea how she got in house but here she is.

First thought was worm but the movement was snake. It couldn't get traction on polished wood.

Looked it up and found your site."

- Robert Stover

Observation and photos by Robert Stover, sent to nature@nhm.org.

Photos / Sounds

What

Blind snakes Genus Typhlops

Date

November 20, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Blind snakes Genus Typhlops

Observer

olliewearn

Date

January 19, 2014 12:01 AM UTC

Description

Seen after heavy rains.

Photos / Sounds

What

Long-beaked Blind Snake Austrotyphlops grypus

Observer

rog_

Date

November 5, 2016 06:22 PM AEDT

Description

Field Notes - Thought it was a worm but moved like a snake! And the black tip is the tail... may be too hard to tell what this is.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Yucatecan Worm Snake Amerotyphlops microstomus

Observer

bernardo_zg21

Date

November 1, 2016 09:48 PM CDT

Description

Encontrada muerta en la calle, probablemente atropellada.

Photos / Sounds

What

Brahminy Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops braminus

Observer

hornadw

Date

October 27, 2016 04:27 PM PDT

Description

Identified by Brad Hollingsworth, PhD, San Diego Natural History Museum

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Long-tailed Blind Snakes Genus Ramphotyphlops

Observer

alexyan

Date

October 23, 2016 04:09 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Brahminy Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops braminus

Observer

smlz_14

Date

October 16, 2016 12:30 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Brahminy Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops braminus

Observer

brm85

Date

October 16, 2016 02:47 PM EDT

Description

:D So happy. Turned over a log right next to the parking lot and found this adorable little fellow. Pouring rain but totally awesome time.

Photos / Sounds

What

Brahminy Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops braminus

Observer

keeneh

Date

October 15, 2016 08:35 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Typical Blind Snakes Family Typhlopidae

Observer

cocahawk

Date

October 13, 2016 10:42 AM CDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The Typhlopidae are a family of blind snakes. They are found mostly in the tropical regions of Africa, Asia, the Americas, and all mainland Australia and various islands. The rostral scale overhangs the mouth to form a shovel-like burrowing structure. They live underground in burrows, and since they have no use for vision, their eyes are mostly vestigial. They have light-detecting black eye spots, and teeth occur in the upper jaw. The tail ends with a...

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