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Leptotyphlops  Fitzinger, 1843
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174335

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Typhlina Wagler, 1830
 
  Common Name(s): Slender Blind Snakes [English]
 
    Threadsnakes [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderSerpentes Linnaeus, 1758 – Snakes, cobra, serpente, serpents  
                               InfraorderScolecophidia Cope, 1864  
                                  FamilyLeptotyphlopidae Stejneger, 1892 – Slender Blind Snakes, Thread Snakes, Threadsnakes  
                                     GenusLeptotyphlops Fitzinger, 1843 – Slender Blind Snakes, Threadsnakes  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops affinis (Boulenger, 1884)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops albifrons (Wagler, 1824)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops albipunctus (Jan, 1861)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops albiventer Hallermann and Rödel, 1995  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops anthracinus Bailey, 1946  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops asbolepis Thomas, McDiarmid and Thompson, 1985  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops australis Freiberg and Orejas-Miranda, 1968  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops bicolor (Jan, 1860)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops bilineatus (Schlegel, 1839)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops blanfordii (Boulenger, 1890)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops borapeliotes Vanzolini, 1996  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops borrichianus (Degerbl, 1923)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops boulengeri (Boettger, 1913)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops brasiliensis Laurent, 1949  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops bressoni Taylor, 1939 – Serpiente-lombriz michoacana 
                                        Species Leptotyphlops brevicaudus (Bocage, 1887)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops brevissimus Shreve, 1964  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops broadleyi Wallach and Hahn, 1997  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops burii (Boulenger, 1905)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops cairi (Duméril and Bibron, 1844)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops calypso Thomas, McDiarmid and Thompson, 1985  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops collaris Hoogmoed, 1977  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops columbi Klauber, 1939  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops conjunctus (Jan, 1861)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops cupinensis Bailey and Carvalho, 1946  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops debilis (Chabanaud, 1918)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops diaplocius Orejas-Miranda, 1969  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops dimidiatus (Jan, 1861)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops dissectus (Cope, 1896) – New Mexico Threadsnake 
                                        Species Leptotyphlops dissimilis (Bocage, 1886)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops distanti (Boulenger, 1892)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops drewesi Wallach, 1996  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops dugandi Dunn, 1944  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops dulcis (Baird and Girard, 1853) – Texas Slender Blind Snake, Texas Threadsnake, Serpiente-lombriz texana 
                                        Species Leptotyphlops emini (Boulenger, 1890)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops filiformis (Boulenger, 1899)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops fitzingeri (Jan, 1861)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops gestri (Boulenger, 1906)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops goudotii (Duméril and Bibron, 1844)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops gracilior (Boulenger, 1910)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops guayaquilensis Orejas-Miranda and Peters, 1970  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops hamulirostris (Nikolsky, 1907)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops humilis (Baird and Girard, 1853) – Western Slender Blind Snake, Western Threadsnake, Serpiente-lombriz occidental 
                                        Species Leptotyphlops joshuai Dunn, 1944  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops koppesi Amaral, 1955  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops labialis (Sternfeld, 1908)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops leptepileptus Thomas, McDiarmid and Thompson, 1985  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops longicaudus (Peters, 1854)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops macrolepis (Peters, 1857)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops macrops Broadley and Wallach, 1996  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops macrorhynchus (Jan, 1860)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops macrurus (Boulenger, 1903)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops maximus Loveridge, 1932 – Serpiente-lombriz gigante 
                                        Species Leptotyphlops melanotermus (Cope, 1862)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops melanurus Schmidt and Walker, 1943  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops munoai Orejas-Miranda, 1961  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops narirostris (Peters, 1867)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops nasalis Taylor, 1940  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops natatrix (Andersson, 1937)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops nicefori Dunn, 1946  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops nigricans (Schlegel, 1839)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops nursii (Anderson, 1896)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops occidentalis FitzSimons, 1962  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops perreti Roux-Estève, 1979  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops peruvianus Orejas-Miranda, 1969  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops pyrites Thomas, 1965  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops reticulatus (Boulenger, 1906)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops rostratus (Bocage, 1886)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops rubrolineatus (Werner, 1901)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops rufidorsus Taylor, 1940  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops salgueiroi Amaral, 1955  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops scutifrons (Peters, 1854)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops septemstriatus (Schneider, 1801)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops signatus (Jan, 1861)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops striatulus Smith and Laufe, 1945  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops subcrotillus Klauber, 1939  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops sundewalli (Jan, 1861)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops teaguei Orejas-Miranda, 1964  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops telloi Broadley and Watson, 1976  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops tesselatus (Tschudi, 1845)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops tricolor Orejas-Miranda and Zug, 1974  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops undecimstriatus (Schlegel, 1839)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops unguirostris (Boulenger, 1902)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops variabilis (Scortecci, 1928)  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops vellardi Laurent, 1984  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops weyrauchi Orejas-Miranda, 1964  
                                        Species Leptotyphlops wilsoni Hahn, 1978  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Leptotyphlops    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: CONABIO: (http://www.conabio.gob.mx/)   
  Reference for: Leptotyphlops   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Leptotyphlops   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada, draft (2004)   
  Page(s):    
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  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: As-yet (2004) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Leptotyphlops   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Leptotyphlops   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Flores-Villela, Oscar / McCoy, C. J., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Herpetofauna Mexicana: Lista anotada de las especies de anfibios y reptiles de México, cambios taxonómicos recientes, y nuevas especies   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Carnegie Museum of Natural History Special Publication, no. 17   
  Page(s): iv + 73   
  Publisher: Carnegie Museum of Natural History   
  Publication Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-911239-42-1   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Leptotyphlops   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): McDiarmid, Roy W., Jonathan A. Campbell, and T'Shaka A. Touré  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1   
  Page(s): xi + 511   
  Publisher: The Herpetologists' League   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-893777-01-4, 1-893777-00-6  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Leptotyphlops   
       

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