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Leptotyphlops  Fitzinger, 1843
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174335

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  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: 2019   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      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  
                                     SubfamilyLeptotyphlopinae Stejneger, 1892  
                                        TribeLeptotyphlopini Stejneger, 1892  
                                           GenusLeptotyphlops Fitzinger, 1843 – Slender Blind Snakes, Threadsnakes  
    Direct Children:  
                                              SpeciesLeptotyphlops aethiopicus Broadley and Wallach, 2007 – Ethiopian Worm Snake 
                                              SpeciesLeptotyphlops conjunctus (Jan, 1861) – Cape Thread Snake 
                                              SpeciesLeptotyphlops distanti (Boulenger, 1892) – Distant's Thread Snake 
                                              SpeciesLeptotyphlops emini (Boulenger, 1890) – Emin Pasha's Worm Snake 
                                              SpeciesLeptotyphlops howelli Broadley and Wallach, 2007 – Howell's Worm Snake 
                                              SpeciesLeptotyphlops incognitus Broadley and Watson, 1976 – Incognito Thread Snake 
                                              SpeciesLeptotyphlops jacobseni Broadley and S. Broadley, 1999 – Jacobsen's Thread Snake 
                                              SpeciesLeptotyphlops kafubi (Boulenger, 1919) – Shaba Thread Snake 
                                              SpeciesLeptotyphlops keniensis Broadley and Wallach, 2007 – Mount Kenya Worm Snake 
                                              SpeciesLeptotyphlops latirostris (Sternfeld, 1912) – Uvira Worm Snake 
                                              SpeciesLeptotyphlops macrops Broadley and Wallach, 1996 – Goggle-eyed Worm Snake 
                                              SpeciesLeptotyphlops mbanjensis Broadley and Wallach, 2007 – Mbanja Worm Snake 
                                              SpeciesLeptotyphlops merkeri (Werner, 1909) – Merker's Thread Snake 
                                              SpeciesLeptotyphlops nigricans (Schlegel, 1839) – Black Thread Snake 
                                              SpeciesLeptotyphlops nigroterminus Broadley and Wallach, 2007 – Black-tip Worm Snake 
                                              SpeciesLeptotyphlops pembae Loveridge, 1941 – Pemba Worm Snake 
                                              SpeciesLeptotyphlops pitmani Broadley and Wallach, 2007 – Pitman's Thread Snake 
                                              SpeciesLeptotyphlops pungwensis Broadley and Wallach, 1997  
                                              SpeciesLeptotyphlops scutifrons (Peters, 1854) – Peter's Thread Snake 
                                              SpeciesLeptotyphlops sylvicolus Broadley and Wallach, 1997 – Forest Thread Snake 
                                              SpeciesLeptotyphlops telloi Broadley and Watson, 1976 – Tello's Thread Snake 

  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: (   
  Reference for: Leptotyphlops   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Leptotyphlops   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Adalsteinsson, Solny A., William R. Branch, Sébastien Trape, Laurie J. Vitt, and S. Blair Hedges   
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title: Molecular phylogeny, classification, and biogeography of snakes of the family Leptotyphlopidae (Reptilia, Squamata)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, vol. 2244   
  Page(s): 1-50   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  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   
  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   
  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  
  Reference for: Leptotyphlops   

 Geographic Information
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