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Typhlops  Oppel, 1811
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174342

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Blind Snakes [English]
 
    Blindsnakes [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  
                                  FamilyTyphlopidae Merrem, 1820 – Blind Snakes, Typical Blind Snakes, Blindsnakes  
                                     GenusTyphlops Oppel, 1811 – Blind Snakes, Blindsnakes  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Typhlops andamanensis Stoliczka, 1871  
                                        Species Typhlops angolensis (Bocage, 1866)  
                                        Species Typhlops arenarius (Grandidier, 1872)  
                                        Species Typhlops ater Schlegel, 1839  
                                        Species Typhlops beddomii Boulenger, 1890  
                                        Species Typhlops bibronii (Smith, 1846)  
                                        Species Typhlops biminiensis Richmond, 1955  
                                        Species Typhlops bipartitus Sauvage, 1879  
                                        Species Typhlops bisubocularis Boettger, 1893  
                                        Species Typhlops bothriorhynchus Günther, 1864  
                                        Species Typhlops boulengeri Bocage, 1893  
                                        Species Typhlops brongersmianus Vanzolini, 1976  
                                        Species Typhlops canlaonensis Taylor, 1917  
                                        Species Typhlops capitulatus Richmond, 1964  
                                        Species Typhlops cariei Hoffstetter, 1946  
                                        Species Typhlops castanotus Wynn and Leviton, 1993  
                                        Species Typhlops catapontus Thomas, 1966  
                                        Species Typhlops caymanensis Sackett, 1940  
                                        Species Typhlops ceylonicus Smith, 1943  
                                        Species Typhlops coecatus Jan, 1863  
                                        Species Typhlops collaris Wynn and Leviton, 1993  
                                        Species Typhlops comorensis Boulenger, 1889  
                                        Species Typhlops congestus (Duméril and Bibron, 1844)  
                                        Species Typhlops conradi Peters, 1874  
                                        Species Typhlops costaricensis Jiménez and Savage, 1963  
                                        Species Typhlops cuneirostris Peters, 1879  
                                        Species Typhlops decorosus Buchholz and Peters, 1875  
                                        Species Typhlops decorsei Mocquard, 1901  
                                        Species Typhlops depressiceps Sternfeld, 1913  
                                        Species Typhlops diardii Schlegel, 1839  
                                        Species Typhlops domergnei Roux-Estève, 1980  
                                        Species Typhlops dominicanus Stejneger, 1904  
                                        Species Typhlops elegans Peters, 1868  
                                        Species Typhlops epactius Thomas, 1968  
                                        Species Typhlops exiguus Jan, 1864  
                                        Species Typhlops floweri Boulenger, 1899  
                                        Species Typhlops fornasinii Bianconi, 1847  
                                        Species Typhlops fredparkeri Wallach, 1996  
                                        Species Typhlops giadinhensis Bourret, 1937  
                                        Species Typhlops gierrai Mocquard, 1897  
                                        Species Typhlops gonavensis Richmond, 1964  
                                        Species Typhlops granti Ruthven and Gaige, 1935 – Grant's Blind Snake, Grant's Blindsnake 
                                        Species Typhlops grivensis Hoffstetter, 1946  
                                        Species Typhlops hectus Thomas, 1974  
                                        Species Typhlops hedraeus Savage, 1950  
                                        Species Typhlops hypogius Savage, 1950  
                                        Species Typhlops hypomethes Hedges and Thomas, 1991 – Coastal Blindsnake 
                                        Species Typhlops hypsobothrius Werner, 1917  
                                        Species Typhlops inornatus Boulenger, 1888  
                                        Species Typhlops jamaicensis (Shaw, 1802)  
                                        Species Typhlops jerdoni Boulenger, 1890  
                                        Species Typhlops khoratensis Taylor, 1962  
                                        Species Typhlops klemmeri Taylor, 1962  
                                        Species Typhlops koekkoeki Brongersma, 1934  
                                        Species Typhlops koshunensis Oshima, 1916  
                                        Species Typhlops kraalii Doria, 1874  
                                        Species Typhlops lankaensis Taylor, 1947  
                                        Species Typhlops lehneri Roux, 1926  
                                        Species Typhlops leucomelas Boulenger, 1890  
                                        Species Typhlops leucostictus Boulenger, 1898  
                                        Species Typhlops lineolatus Jan, 1863  
                                        Species Typhlops loveridgei Constable, 1949  
                                        Species Typhlops lumbricalis (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                        Species Typhlops luzonensis Taylor, 1919  
                                        Species Typhlops madagascariensis Boettger, 1877  
                                        Species Typhlops malcolmi Taylor, 1947  
                                        Species Typhlops manilae Taylor, 1919  
                                        Species Typhlops manni Loveridge, 1941  
                                        Species Typhlops marxi Wallach, 1993  
                                        Species Typhlops mcdowelli Wallach, 1996  
                                        Species Typhlops microstomus Cope, 1866 – Serpiente-ciega yucateca 
                                        Species Typhlops minuisquamus Dixon and Hendricks, 1979  
                                        Species Typhlops mirus Jan, 1860  
                                        Species Typhlops monastus Thomas, 1966  
                                        Species Typhlops monensis Schmidt, 1926 – Mona Blind Snake, Mona Blindsnake 
                                        Species Typhlops mucronatus Boettger, 1880  
                                        Species Typhlops oatesii Boulenger, 1890  
                                        Species Typhlops obtusus Peters, 1865  
                                        Species Typhlops ocularis Parker, 1927  
                                        Species Typhlops oligolepis Wall, 1909  
                                        Species Typhlops pammeces Günther, 1864  
                                        Species Typhlops paucisquamus Dixon and Hendricks, 1979  
                                        Species Typhlops platycephalus Duméril and Bibron, 1844 – Flat-headed Blindsnake 
                                        Species Typhlops platyrhynchus Sternfeld, 1910  
                                        Species Typhlops porrectus Stoliczka, 1871  
                                        Species Typhlops punctatus (Leach, 1819)  
                                        Species Typhlops pusillus Barbour, 1914  
                                        Species Typhlops reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                        Species Typhlops reuteri Boettger, 1881  
                                        Species Typhlops richardii Duméril and Bibron, 1844 – Richard's Blind Snake, Richard's Blindsnake 
                                        Species Typhlops rondoensis Loveridge, 1942  
                                        Species Typhlops rostellatus Stejneger, 1904 – Puerto Rican Wetland Blind Snake, Puerto Rican Wetland Blindsnake 
                                        Species Typhlops ruber Boettger, 1897  
                                        Species Typhlops ruficaudus (Gray, 1845)  
                                        Species Typhlops schmidti Laurent, 1956  
                                        Species Typhlops schmutzi Auffenberg, 1980  
                                        Species Typhlops schwartzi Thomas, 1989  
                                        Species Typhlops siamensis Günther, 1864  
                                        Species Typhlops socotranus Boulenger, 1889  
                                        Species Typhlops steinhausi Werner, 1909  
                                        Species Typhlops sulcatus Cope, 1868 – Sulcate Blind Snake, Sulcate Blindsnake 
                                        Species Typhlops syntherus Thomas, 1965  
                                        Species Typhlops tasymicris Thomas, 1974  
                                        Species Typhlops tenebrarum Taylor, 1947  
                                        Species Typhlops tenuicollis (Peters, 1864)  
                                        Species Typhlops tenuis Salvin, 1860  
                                        Species Typhlops tetrathyreus Thomas, 1989  
                                        Species Typhlops thurstoni Boettger, 1890  
                                        Species Typhlops tindalli Smith, 1943  
                                        Species Typhlops titanops Thomas, 1989  
                                        Species Typhlops trangensis Taylor, 1962  
                                        Species Typhlops trinitatus Richmond, 1965 – Trinidad Worm Snake 
                                        Species Typhlops uluguruensis Barbour and Loveridge, 1928  
                                        Species Typhlops unilineatus (Duméril and Bibron, 1844)  
                                        Species Typhlops veddae Taylor, 1947  
                                        Species Typhlops vermicularis Merrem, 1820  
                                        Species Typhlops violaceus Taylor, 1947  
                                        Species Typhlops wilsoni Wall, 1908  
                                        Species Typhlops yonenagae Rodriques, 1991  
                                        Species Typhlops zenkeri Sternfeld, 1908  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Typhlops    
       
  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: Typhlops   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Typhlops   
       
  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):    
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: As-yet (2004) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Typhlops   
       
  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: Typhlops   
       
  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: Typhlops   
       
  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: Typhlops   
       

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