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Snakes (Serpentes)

   Genera


Anomalepis
Odd-scaled Blind Snakes


Helminthophis
Northwestern Blind Snakes


Liotyphlops
Smooth Blind Snakes


Typhlophis
Cayenne Blind Snake




Biodiversity of the family Anomalepididae Bibliography of the family Anomalepididae

Anomalepididae

Neotropical Blind Snakes
Amerikanische Blindschlangen     Neotropiske Ormeslanger*




Contents: (as of 31st December, 2021)  Endemicity:
4 genera of which none are endemic  0% 100%
23 species of which 16 (69.6%) are endemic  0% 100%

Remarks: Regarded as a subfamily of Typhlopidae by Starace (1998).

Distribution:  Central America, South America.

Reported from:
Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Curacao, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Surinam, Uruguay, Venezuela.