typhlopid

typhlopid

a blind snake that burrows; about 10 inches long and looking like a polished, scaly worm; nonvenomous. Member of the family Typhlopidae. Called also worm snake.
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A taxonomic framework for typhlopid snakes from Caribbean and other regions.
Pheromone trail-following studies of typhlopid, leptotyphlopid, and colubrid snakes.
Typhlopids are specialized, diminutive, burrowing snakes leading secretive, fossorial lives.