THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA

AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS, DISTRIBUTION MAPS AND INFORMATION
Covering Snakes and Lizards, Crocodiles and Turtles, including Colubrid snakes, Pythons, Elapids (called Cobras or Coral Snakes in some countries), Sea Snakes, File Snakes, Blind (or Worm) Snakes, Sea Turtles, Freshwater Turtles (or Tortoises) Dragon Lizards (Agamas), Gecko's, Legless Lizards, Monitor Lizards (often called Goanna's in Australia), Skinks and Crocodilia.

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A Listing of Australian Blind Snakes
Distribution Key

SERPENTES (SNAKES)
Family Typhlopidae (Blind Snakes)

PYGMY PYTHON or ANT HILL PYTHON Antaresia perthensis


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Common Name
Scientific Name
Distribution
Small-headed  Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) affinis NSW,Qld
*Southern Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) australis (see R. bicolor) WA
Batillus Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) batillus NSW
Dark Spined Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) bicolor (Split from R. australis) NSW,SA,Vic,WA
Prong-snouted Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) bituberculatus NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic,WA
Flowerpot Blind Snake or Brahminy blind snake Indotyphlops (was Ramphotyphlops) braminus CI,CKI,NT, (Introduced to Australia) S.E. Asia , Pacific Islands
Faint-striped Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) broomi NSW,NT,Qld,SA,
Centralian Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) centralis NT
Cape York Striped Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) chamodracaena Qld
Northern Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) diversus NT,Qld,WA
Interior Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) endoterus NSW,NT,Qld,SA,WA
Christmas Island Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops exocoeti CI
Long-beaked Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) grypus NT,Qld,WA
Top End Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) guentheri 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) kimberley WA
Murchison Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) leptosoma WA
Cape York Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) leucoproctus Qld
Robust Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) ligatus NSW,NT,Qld,WA
*Barrow Island Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) longissimus (Barrow Island) WA
Buff-snouted  Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) margaretae WA
Small-eyed Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) micromma WA
Groote Dwarf Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) minimus NT(Groote Island)
Blackish Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) nigrescens NSW,Qld,Vic
Rotund Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) pinguis SA,Vic,WA
*North-eastern Blind Snake Anilios torresianus (split from what is now called Sundatyphlops polygrammicus an overseas species) North-eastern Qld
Proximus Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) proximus NSW,Qld,SA,Vic
Cooloola Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) silvia Qld
Darwin Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) tovelli NT
Sandamara Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) troglodytes WA
Claw-snouted Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) unguirostris NSW,NT,Qld,SA,WA
Beaked Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) waitii WA
Brown-snouted Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) wiedii QLD
Yampi Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) yampiensis WA
Yirrkala Blind Snake Anilios (was Ramphotyphlops) yirrikalae NT

DISTRIBUTION KEY
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CKI = Cocos (Keeling) Island
NSW = New South Wales
Qld = Queensland
Tas = Tasmania
Vic = Victoria

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