Leptotyphlopidae


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Leptotyphlopidae

[‚lep·tō·ti′fläp·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of small, harmless, burrowing circumtropical snakes (Serpentes) in the order Squamata; teeth are present only on the lower jaw and are few in number.
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There are also many snakes, ranging from small snakes with vestigial eyes (known as blind snakes, and belonging to the thread snake family, Leptotyphlopidae) to the rosy boa (Lichanura trivirgata).
Clase Orden Suborden Familias Amphibia Anura Bufonidae Hylidae Leptodactylidae Reptilia Squamata Sauria Corythophanidae Gekkonidae Iguanidae Phrynosomatidae Polychridae Scincidae Teiidae Xantusiidae Serpentes Boidae Colubridae Elapidae Leptotyphlopidae Loxocemidae Viperidae Testudines Emydidae Total 18 Clase Generos Especies Amphibia 2 2 1 1 1 1 Reptilia 1 1 3 3 2 3 3 6 1 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 10 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 Total 33 40 Cuadro 2.
tener (Linnaeus 1766) Pr N Leptotyphlopidae Leptotyphlops myopicus (Baird y Girard 1853) N L.