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BLIND SNAKES OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

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BLIND SNAKES OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA - SPECIES LISTING

SERPENTES (SNAKES)

Family Typhlopidae (Blind Snakes)

Dark-Spined Blind Snake (Anilios bicolor)


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COMMON NAME (INTERNAL LINK)

SCIENTIFIC NAME (EXTERNAL LINK)

Distribution

*Sand-diving Blind Snake

Anilios ammodytes (was Ramphotyphlops diversus ammodytes)

WA

* Southern Blind Snake

Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) australis (see Anilios bicolor)

WA

Dark Spined Blind Snake

Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) bicolor (Split from Anilios australis)

NSW, SA, Vic, WA

Prong-snouted Blind Snake

Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) bituberculatus

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic, WA

*Northern Blind Snake

Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) diversus (see also Anilios ammodytes)

NT, Qld, WA

Interior Blind Snake

Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) endoterus

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, WA

Gane's Blind Snake

Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) ganei

WA

Long-beaked Blind Snake

Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) grypus

SA, NT, Qld, WA

Top End Blind Snake

Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) guentheri
(= Anilios nigricaudus)

NT, WA

Pale-headed Blind Snake

Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) hamatus

WA

Kimberly Deep-soil Blind Snake

Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) howi

WA

Kimberley Shallow-soil Blind Snake

Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) kimberleyensis

WA, NT

*Murchison Blind Snake

Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) leptosoma (see A. systenos and A. obtisifrons)

WA

Robust Blind Snake

Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) ligatus

NSW, NT, Qld, WA

*Barrow Island Blind Snake
(or Extremely Long Blind Snake)

Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) longissimus

(Barrow Island) WA

Buff-snouted  Blind Snake

(was Ramphotyphlops) margaretae

SA, WA

Small-eyed Blind Snake

Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) micromma

WA

*Blunt-snouted Blind Snake

Anilios obtusifrons (split from Anilios leptosoma)

WA

Pilbara Blind Snake

Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) pilbarensis

WA (Pilbara region)

Rotund Blind Snake

Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) pinguis

South-western WA

Splendid Blind Snake

Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) splendidus 

WA

*Sharp-snouted Blind Snake

Anilios systenos (split from A. leptosoma)

WA

Sandamara Blind Snake

Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) troglodytes

North-eastern WA

Claw-snouted Blind Snake

Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) unguirostris

NT, Qld, WA

Beaked Blind Snake

Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) waitii

WA

Yampi Blind Snake

Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) yampiensis

WA

West Kimberley Blind Snake

Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) zonula 

WA

Flowerpot Blind Snake or Brahminy Blind Snake

Indotyphlops (was Ramphotyphlops) braminus

NT, Qld, WA, CI, CKI (Introduced to Australia)

S.E. Asia, Pacific Islands

DISTRIBUTION KEY
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CI = Christmas Island

CKI = Cocos (Keeling) Island

NSW = New South Wales

NT = Northern Territory

Qld = Queensland

SA = South Australia

Tas = Tasmania

Vic = Victoria

WA = Western Australia

NI = Norfolk Island

LHI = Lord Howe Island

ACT = Australian Capital Territory
(Canberra region only - excludes Jervis Bay Territory)



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