Classification
Within iNaturalist.org

All Names

  • Spanish
    • Culebrillas ciegas
  • English
    • Typical Blind Snakes
  • Scientific Names
    • Typhlopidae

Extras

Taxonomic changes »

Taxon schemes »

Make taxonomic Flickr tags for this taxon »

Flickr invite link »

Wikipedia taxobox »

Tree Browser »

Search descendant taxa »

Embed a widget for this taxon on your website »

457969810_386719143d_sMagnifier 4640391684_b2062c9032_sMagnifier 4639776237_589ac1b6d3_sMagnifier 4640369732_d82b8b3680_sMagnifier 4639767401_740db5f4c9_sMagnifier SquareMagnifier 549589_483578768321209_1601677707_nMagnifier 84913_98_68Magnifier SquareMagnifier SquareMagnifier 00063_98_68Magnifier SquareMagnifier SquareMagnifier SquareMagnifier
Creative Commons Flickr Photos Tagged "Typhlopidae."
Invite photos to iNat » View all photos tagged "Typhlopidae" on Flickr »

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Eurasian Blind Snake Typhlops vermicularis

Observer

artem

Date

August 1, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

joseduardo21

Date

July 21, 2014

Place

cardenas (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

serpiente ciega tropical Ramphotyphlops braminus

Observer

joseduardo21

Date

July 7, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Brahminy Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops braminus

Observer

xantusiahunter

Date

June 14, 2014 11:41 AM PDT

Description

Dead threadsnake found in my boyfriends driveway.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

kahlil

Date

May 13, 2014

Description

Was found in a pile of rubble as children from the orphanage were doing some clean up. After a video was taken it was released where found. Positive ID made via internet search and confirmed by an AUB professor.

Video: http://youtu.be/oDDGHfbb9Wg

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Typical Blind Snakes Family Typhlopidae

Observer

karisiasafaris

Date

May 1, 2012

Description

Found this guy dead on the road in Nairobi (Langata). There had been some rains and the sides of the road were saturated. Ideas?

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eurasian Blind Snake Typhlops vermicularis

Observer

hcuohc

Date

May 8, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Peter's Giant Blind Snake Megatyphlops schlegelii

Observer

bryanmaritz

Date

April 28, 2014 09:27 AM SAST

Place

Napi Road (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

roberto_sindaco

Date

January 1, 2010

Description

"Yousefkhani S.S.H., Yousefi M., Khani A., Rastegar Pouyani E., 2014. Snake fauna of Shirahmad wildlife refuge and Parvand protected area, Khorasan Razavi province, Iran. - Herpetology Notes, 7: 75-82.
Date: Years 2009-2011"

Tags

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

sindic

Date

June 3, 2005

Description

"Mapped in: Arakelyan M., Danielyan F., Corti C., Sindaco R., Leviton A.E., 2011. Herpetofauna of Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh. - Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, 154 pp."

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

sindic

Date

June 1, 2005

Description

"Mapped in: Arakelyan M., Danielyan F., Corti C., Sindaco R., Leviton A.E., 2011. Herpetofauna of Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh. - Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, 154 pp."

Tags

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

sindic

Date

May 29, 2005

Description

"Mapped in: Arakelyan M., Danielyan F., Corti C., Sindaco R., Leviton A.E., 2011. Herpetofauna of Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh. - Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, 154 pp."

Tags

View all observations

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...

No range data available.